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March 11, 2015

Could Fed Uncertainty Take Street Out at the Knees?

Early stock indicators today do show stock sellers coming up for air, but there’s likely little to change sentiment heading into the Fed meeting next week.

March 10, 2015

Street Struggling to Shake Rate-Hike Nerves

The stock market has been on edge since a February payrolls report ignited speculation the Fed could start to tighten the monetary policy screws.

March 9, 2015

Wobbly SPX Sectors Attached at the Hip; New Worry for Bulls

The S&P 500 suffered its biggest loss in two months as March roared in like a lion. And the main driver behind Friday’s stock crumble was actually “good” news.

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March 6, 2015

Jobs Report Packs More Questions Than Answers

Can you hear the collective hmmm from the stock market? The February payrolls report was good. No doubt. But great?

March 5, 2015

Caution Creeps In On China Growth Cut, Payrolls Nerves

Early stock indicators reveal some Wall Street worry following a haircut for China’s economy and another potentially critical meeting of the European Central Bank.

March 4, 2015

Stock Pressure Percolating Ahead of Payrolls Data

U.S. stock markets shuffle in the red as record highs and the NASDAQ Composite's tickle of 5,000 has ...

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March 3, 2015

Stocks Sluggish, Volatility Low After NASDAQ 5K

Plenty of high-water marks of note to kick off the week, and yet, a pretty sluggish trade in the early going on Tuesday ...

March 2, 2015

March: In Like a Lion or In Like a Bull?

After a touch-and-go start to 2015, the S&P 500 (SPX) banged out a solid 5.4% February gain and is up 2.2% year to date. Now, a couple of market tests are hitting ...

February 27, 2015

Tech, Small Caps Headline February Gains

Fresh record highs lit up the boards on Thursday, although the S&P 500 (SPX) closed a whisker in the red, weighed down by energy stocks ...

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February 26, 2015

Durable Data in Factory-Sector Report

Ms. Yellen is done. We can all get back to trading now. And two of the first pieces of economic information for the Fed and markets alike included ...

February 25, 2015

Fed Fears Quieted But Dollar Does Some Damage

Back for more today with the smooth-talking Janet Yellen. Her tone on Tuesday pushed stocks up to—ho hum—another record high ...

February 24, 2015

Is Street Watching Fed’s Yellen Like a Hawk?

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen heads to Capitol Hill Tuesday for the first of two days of congressional testimony ...

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February 23, 2015

Will Skinny Market Moves Hold in Data-Packed Week?

With earnings season winding down and a temporary Greek debt deal hammered out, stock market attention turns this week to a full slate of economic data ...

February 20, 2015

Oil, Greece Bring Waiting Game to Stocks

Friday is possibly shaping up to mirror Thursday’s very narrow stock action, a day that left the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) and S&P 500 (SPX) flat ...

February 19, 2015

Oil Slump, Greece Grind Blamed for Lost Fed Buzz

The Federal Reserve’s stock market gift was chucked aside early Thursday, sullied by drops for crude prices and related energy shares and Greece's slowed progress ...

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February 18, 2015

Pause at the Top? Marking Time Ahead of Greece, Fed

The S&P 500 (SPX) tickled 2100 for a new record high on Tuesday. The relatively bump-free move to this level could cause the bulls to pause for breath ...

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