Our crystal ball must be on the fritz. Otherwise, we’d wouldn't be surprised at today’s Blue Monday doldrums for stock traders on Wall Street.
Wall Street blasted off in a head-spinning reversal Tuesday, scattering this month’s Bad News Bears. We watched most US stocks soar as a result.
Wednesday's Fed foul-up and the latest act in the ongoing China Syndrome flipped Thursday’s market rally 180°. Stocks are crashing again Friday.
The NYTimes seems to be suffering from a lack of honesty when writing about Donald Trump's economic history and President Trump's economic policy.
Do we want a system in which the president can impose tariffs? However, the threat of tariffs brought Mexico to the table to work with the President.
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.
So do tariffs actually impact the consumer? Yes, and no. Or not very much. Tariffs are on the coast to produce, which is far less than retail.
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.
President Trump views tariffs, quotas and the concentration of production, particularly in China and India, as barriers to the global free market.
President Trump and his negotiators collided with the Great Trade Wall of China. The Chi-coms refused to budge. Mr. Market got whacked.
Elizabeth Warren may be progressive, but she wants you to know that she loves capitalism. But can she be a progressive capitalist?
The Federal government’s annual budget and trade deficits continue to grow. Does this mean that the overall Trump economic policy has failed?
Maybe today, Tuesday, is a Warren Buffet kind of investing day. Because there’s blood in the streets. After a wobbly opening bell, the bears showed up en masse.
As of today, Friday, the last day of November, the relentless negativism of Wall Street's aggressive bears has essentially erased the entirety of the US stock market's once substantial 2018 gains.
Mr. Market’s current, nasty, violently bi-polar action "cuts your heart out." Along with that observation, CNBC’s much-maligned bad boy Jim Cramer gets the Federal Reserve’s current modus operandi exactly right.
I’ve settled on the Headless Horseman as today’s stock market metaphor. That's because Mr. Market has been behaving just like him this October. Every day, it comes out of nowhere, scares the bejeebers out of you and then vanishes into the night.
At least as far as the DJI goes, Monday’s positive action seems to have been a dead-cat bounce. Now the bears are back and stocks are going wobbly again.
President Trump announced this last-minute trade breakthrough with Canada late Sunday night. Stock market futures soared almost immediately.
The United States and Mexico announced this morning they will effectively repeal and replace their end of NAFTA with a newly-negotiated US-Mexico Trade Agreement.
Today, without advance notice, China trade talks have erupted once again. So, is President Trump winning his trade war with China?