When investors heard Iranian war drums beat in the distance, that sound bite put a provisional end to Thursday’s bull run. At least for the moment.
It's another “Waiting for Godot” Wednesday as we and Mr. Market await the latest precious Fed minutes. Will they cut interest rates? Who knows?
Tuesday, the White House said that President Trump and China’s President Xi will meet at the G-20 summit. Fed considers a long-overdue interest rate cut.
Universities need to teach reason and logic, useful skills, a spirit of inquisitiveness, and above all, the art and science of academic discipline.
The reported Iran oil tanker attack goosed the per barrel price of crude oil Thursday and Friday. Meanwhile, Broadcom shares entered smackdown territory.
Our old reliable McClellan Oscillator popped above the zero line for the first time since… whenever. But averages refuse to break above their April highs.
Citizens of New Mexico, New Jersey defy illegal gun restrictions and seizures. Deplorable Kiwis are now doing likewise in New Zealand.
Traders are convinced the Fed will cut interest rates. Friday morning, all three major averages are up sharply, as Thursday's Wall Street party resumes.
Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission) launched anti-trust investigations of tech Google, aka Alphabet Facebook and Amazon.
WASHINGTON. US stock markets were, in my view, an unmitigated disaster in May. After a great start to the year, nearly all 11 of the business-industrial sectors in the S&P 500 collectively dropped like a stone. Exceptions were, to some extent at least, consumer durables, utilities and – late in the game – real estate. ...
President Trump declares tariff time once again, this time to fight limp-wristed and ineffective Mexican illegal immigrant policies.
China threatens to cut the US off from their monopolistic supply of rare earth minerals and metals. Meanwhile, the bond market is making recession signals.
No improvement in the China trade talks as big New York banks and investment houses trumpet recession fears. It's post-Memorial Day Blues time for stocks.
The Chi-coms are now thoroughly committed to a China-US Trade War. So Trade War fears have dominated market action in the not-so-Merry Month of May.
As Memorial Day is celebrated nationwide as a Federal holiday, banks close and trading action in US stocks and bonds takes a pre-summer holiday day off.
Alphabet (GOOGL) is cutting Huawei off from its Google Android OS tech. It's the only smartphone OS the Chinese company currently uses. Tech stocks plunge.
A China trade deal remains elusive. But confused investors still partied hearty on Thursday. And perhaps have more fun on Friday as well.
Even as the US / China trade war intensifies, investors are bullish as the Dow rallies. It's up 300 points as of 12:30 p.m. ET. We’re dazed and confused.
Wednesday, a Wall Street miracle occurred. The Trump administration essentially told traders to rally on, reversing a sickening 100+ point drop in the Dow.
CNBC's Jim Cramer doesn't like the current barrage of Trump tweets on the chaotic trade negotiations with China. I do. Kind of, sort of.