EghtesadOnline: Traders have been selling U.S. stocks so heavily lately they might be giving themselves a good reason to buy.
EghtesadOnline: The Trump-fed rally in stocks, lately showing signs of faltering as the long Wall Street summer nears its end, faces a key test in the weeks ahead with the approach of a historically unkind season for equities and a clutch of issues - such as raising the debt ceiling - awaiting the return of lawmakers to Washington.
EghtesadOnline: The stock market's steady rise, still low long-term bond yields and a sagging dollar are girding the Fed's intent to raise interest rates again this year despite concerns about weak inflation, according to comments this week from Fed officials and analysts anticipating remarks next week by Chair Janet Yellen.
EghtesadOnline: U.S. stocks rose and volatility eased as markets showed signs of stabilizing after days of verbal sparring between the U.S. and North Korea. The dollar fell after American inflation remained subdued.
EghtesadOnline: U.S. stocks opened little changed on Thursday, with the Dow barely above 22,000, a milestone it breached a day earlier on the back of Apple's strong quarterly results.
EghtesadOnline: U.S. stocks opened mixed as investors assessed the latest batch of corporate results ahead of Friday’s jobs report. The British pound slumped after the Bank of England cut its U.K. growth outlook.
EghtesadOnline: President Donald Trump loves to trumpet the record run in U.S. stocks. “Stock market hits another high with spirit and enthusiasm so positive,” he tweeted on July 12, in one of eight posts about the market this month.
EghtesadOnline: America’s second-longest bull run in stocks on record will end by late 2018, when U.S. credit also will enter its first bear market since the global crisis, according to a Bloomberg survey of fund managers and strategists.
EghtesadOnline: U.S. stocks sank Friday and the euro climbed to its highest level against the dollar since January 2015 as investors assessed an investigation into U.S. President Donald Trump that may stall his economic agenda. European shares fell as the common currency’s rally weighed on carmakers and other exporters. Oil slumped after reports that OPEC supply increased this month.
EghtesadOnline: Even as the S&P 500 Index clawed its way to a fresh record and squeezed out a third consecutive weekly gain, signs of fading enthusiasm in U.S. stocks have become increasingly difficult to ignore.