As with all national holidays, MLK Day, added to Inauguration Day, will likely cause unusual trading patterns next week in stocks and bonds.
The Limited is just the latest retail casualty of many. Markets remain nervous as Obamacare, Trump Inauguration, Regime Change lead to hope and uncertainty.
Affordable health care act has become a disaster for most Americans. Simple economics tells us the answer to rising prices and shortages is always to increase the supply.
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is a failure. It is important for Congress to set aside political differences and fix healthcare coverage for all Americans.
Brick-and-mortar retailers like Sears, Macy's and Kohl's continue to lose sales—and jobs—to Amazon.com and other online sites. But Walmart battles back.
Averages commence the New Year on the plus side as Republican majority leaders open the new Congress. Will they and President Trump deliver some real “hope and change" for investors?
Stock market averages are off to surprisingly robust start as 2017 trading action begins. We list the 2017 Dogs of the Dow finalists and get back into action in the New Year.
America's current run of economic stagnation is likely to be broken in 2017 by Republican-led pro-growth, low tax policies.
Despite an anemic final trading week, 2016’s Trump-Santa Claus Rally was an investing thrill ride. So how will stocks, bonds launch 2017?
U.S. markets likely to launch on January 2, 2017 with increased volatility and considerable downward pressure. What to do and how to do it. Plus: Dow Dogs replay.
Wednesday’s low-volume downer of a trading day may help assure that confidently predicted record Dow close above the magic 20,000 handle doesn’t happen.
Here is our preliminary “Dogs of the Dow” list, 2017 edition, an annual time-tested strategy for picking winning stocks (much of the time) from this year’s stock market trash bin.
The Trinidad & Tobago online tax measure is not pragmatic on either side of the equation from a human resources perspective.
Democrats claim that Clinton lost because of racism, because of FBI Director Comey, because of the Russians and Wikileaks—every reason but the right one: Their party had nothing to say that America wanted to hear.
Making returns of unwanted gifts is no longer a given. Retail return fraud costs retailers billions of dollars, so ou have to follow the rules. And we have them for you.
Stocks and bonds seem ready for a long winter’s nap, with stocks likely to close slightly down, with Santa paying more attention to toys than stocks. Dimon, Icahn in the news.
Our portfolio cleanup moves continue, as we and all investors enter the slow year-end holiday trading season looking for a very different economic climate.
Dasher and Dancer too pooped to participate? Pre-holiday stock volume contracts on Wall Street as traders sell off stocks in sectors that popped post-Nov. 8.
We make small moves Thursday, but lazy markets will likely dominate the remainder of 2016, Trump-Santa Claus Rally or not.
Investor attention is turning to games and toys for girls and boys in Wednesday action. (Super Mario, anyone?) That said, here’s our year-end trading schedule.