No one benefits from a dramatically increased $15 minimum wage. Congress should not increase it. Fortunately, the Senate will not approve the increase. And the President won’t sign it.
With a nothingburger market open Monday, including a flat Dow Jones Industrials (DJI) and a feisty NASDAQ, many theorists claim support for their theories.
Investors parsed contradictory Fed interest rate opinions Friday as President Trump blasted the Fed’s interest rate confusion and inept policies once again.
As automation and AI increases, many will re-train and find jobs. Others will be structurally unemployed. Mostly effecting those close to retirement age.
President Trump stated the obvious with regard to any real or imagined US-China trade deal. To wit: We have a "long way to go."
On Wall Street, as the marijuana patch stagnates, banks stocks sink. Bonds tread water, averages wobble as earnings season begins.
The US added 224,000 jobs in the month of June, a considerable jump from May figures. So how strong is the US economy, really?
In America, the country we have is the country we build. And what we have is what we get when we make that crucial choice to be heroes. Or victims.
US markets seemed confused by those Powell comments, at least thus far in Wednesday trading action on Wall Street. Washingtonspeak still reigns in D.C.
Markets have been risk-on, risk-off for most of June and July this year. Ditto interest rates and trade issues. Tuesday's action proves the point, focused as it is on Federal Reserve policy.
A significant number of Ravelry members have spontaneously launched an ad hoc WalkAway movement from the site. But their reasons aren't always political.
No market action this Thursday. That's why we're here to give you the lowdown on this year's Independence Day holiday schedule for stock and bond investors.
AbbVie (trading symbol: ABBV) announced it would acquire fellow drug giant, the perpetually ailing Allergan (AGN), in a massive cash and stock deal.
The remarkable Donald Trump presides today over what history will eventually come to regard as a most exceptional presidency.
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.
The reported Iran oil tanker attack goosed the per barrel price of crude oil Thursday and Friday. Meanwhile, Broadcom shares entered smackdown territory.
Last week's weak labor market data could mean the American economy is slowing. This slowing economy may signal the end of our post-recession recovery.
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.