WASHINGTON – Thursday’s seemingly moderate market gloomfest promptly bumped Wednesday afternoon’s positive, post-FOMC party back to square one. One reason: Wednesday’s benign interest rate environment did an about face Thursday, kicking the 10-year Treasury quote up to current record levels. In addition, that always volatile March quarter quadruple witching phenomenon, happening tomorrow, also looms, threatening ...
Mr Market is back up to his old, indecisive tricks. Having failed to learn from past experience, he's once again “Waiting for Godot.”
Techs led Monday’s cascade of stock market selling, dealing the tech-heavy NASDAQ one of its worst days in recent memory.
FINRA whacked Robinhood, a favored investment trading platform of millennials, for exposing their newbie traders to unnecessary risks.
So has the Great Trump Rally II resumed? Did Fed Chair Jay Powell just help Wall Street bulls with his Thursday policy announcement?
Wednesday's negative Fed minutes, followed by remarks by Fed Chair Jerome Powell, quickly extinguished a modest morning rally on Wall Street.
June's job increase figure was 4.8 million. The 11.1% unemployment number exceeded expectations, confirming that the US is in a V-shaped economic recovery.
We’re all gonna die, because GOP, Trump, coronavirus redux, Bad News Banks and anything else we don’t like. Sell! Sell! Sell! Rinse, repeat.
Fed Chair Powell had good news Wednesday on sustaining near zero interest rates. He also had some positive if time-delayed news on the US GDP as well.
The Federal Reserve dramatically stepped into the coronavirus fray. In its boldest move yet, the Fed unleashed the Mother of All QEs Monday morning.
Notably, Trump's economic policies included strong measures to reverse former President Obama’s economic policy, thus stimulating the US economy.
Nearly perfect economic conditions, low inflation and low unemployment should lead to a rosy US economic forecast for 2020 and beyond.
Continuing confusion over the Fed, the upcoming UK election, and the always-tantalizing China trade issue continues to roil US stocks.
So what do you write about when your portfolio consisting of largely US stocks feels as bad or worse than getting a root canal?
Today, we await news on a partial US and China trade deal, the latest Fed interest rate news, and the latest crap from the grueling Trump impeachment farce.
Interest rates are falling and unemployment is at a historic low. Yet there's still no recession in sight. The Trump Economy is strong, for now
The Federal Reserve is responsible for the Great Depression and 2008 recession. Now they want to control Real Time Payments (RTP) What could go wrong?
The Federal Reserve is the reluctant Repo Man of the banking sector. The Fed's repo activities could overshadow today's interest rate announcement.
From the wildly gyrating price of oil to China trade and the upcoming Wednesday Fed watch, Mr Market is confused about it all as headline risk abounds.
Beijing just agreed to re-open trade talks with the US next month. Has the US government finally come up with a China Syndrome solution?