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updated Thu. February 23, 2017

The Dow closed at a record high on Wednesday after notching gains for 9 straight sessions. The broad market benchmark (^DJI) is up nearly 12% since Donald ...
Headlines in recent months have indicated a major softening in the New York City apartment rental market. And commentary from one of America's biggest homebuilders - Toll Brothers (TOL) - out Wednesday indicates that this trend is continuing apace.
President Donald Trump's sweeping crackdown on immigrants in the country illegally will strain an already tight U.S. job market, with one study suggesting that removing all of them would cost the economy as much as $5 trillion over 10 years. That ...
The stock market is in the midst of a "Trump rally," and the president wants to make sure everyone knows about it.
China's smartphone shipments rocketed 11.4% to 476.5 units in 2016 or one-third of the world total, after a lukewarm gain of 1.9% in 2015, partly due to ...
The market is at it again. A stock that had great prospects at the market top is now fully valued at the latest much lower market price. Acquisitions are a key part of the company history. Just because there have been one for awhile does not mean ...
I then argued that the key to this game is to understand what Ms. market IS doing at any given point in time - as opposed to what one thinks the markets "should" be doing. For example, currently the market is busy discounting stronger economic growth ...
January saw the markets continuing to creep higher on increased optimism for better times ahead. The Dow Jones Industrial Average broke the 20,100 barrier ...
Some experts are growing concerned about how giddy investors are. The market may be ignoring the risk that Trump won't be able to live up to his promises.
But the outsized importance of the biggest 10 companies is also a reflection of how many investors like to follow the old motto of former Fidelity markets guru Peter Lynch: Buy what you know. Brand name tech companies dominate the market these days.
I've always invested in stocks, but now that I'm nearing the end of my career I find the stock market way too nerve-wracking, and I just don't feel I can handle ...
Jim Cramer knows a sell-off is inevitable in the market eventually. But right now, he says stocks are rallying because of real reasons that could mean stocks are still undervalued.
"The market may be reflecting that we are not going to see a big infrastructure and tax-cut plan this year," Brian Jacobsen, chief portfolio strategist at Wells Fargo Funds Management, which manages $240 billion, told marketWatch.
Chris Rupkey, chief financial economist at MUFG Union Bank, said Mnuchin may discuss China and Mexico but what still could be most important to the market is information on tax reform. "I think the the one big story for us is the cross-border [adjusted ...
On Wednesday afternoon, the Federal Reserve released the minutes from its latest meeting which, on balance, didn't do much to change market expectations that the Fed will not be raising interest rates in March. "The minutes to the January FOMC meeting, ...
Shares of Home Depot Inc. (HD - Free Report) have continued to rise as the company reported higher than expected sales on the back of housing market growth. Home Depot rose 1.41% to $145.02 per share in after-hours trading Tuesday. More impressively ...
The job market this year appears healthy, with employers nationwide expected to increase their hiring by 5.8 percent, according to the National Association of Colleges and Employers.
When Jim Cramer first started investing, he was determined to do it the right way - by researching stocks and getting an edge on that research.
Federal Reserve bank of Cleveland President Loretta Mester said central bank never "wants to surprise the markets," speaking to Bloomberg News in an interview published Wednesday.
An out-of-service SEPTA market Frankford Line subway train crashed into two other trains at the 69th Street Terminal just outside Philadelphia Tuesday morning, injuring four people and knocking seven cars off the track during the busy rush-hour commute.
If you have clear guidelines: milestones based on other bubbles such as stock markets in the 1920s and 1980s, then you can profit from both the bubble inflation and when it bursts.
The company's EVP and CFO, Yoshihisa Yamada, told CNBC on Wednesday the decision was driven by the market's perception of Rakuten's stock.
According to China's National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), prices rose by 0.2% in January, continuing the deceleration that began in the final quarter of last year.
"The reason indexing has done so well is because it gives the investor a fair share, his or her fair share, of whatever market returns we get. And that's all there is to it," Bogle said, touting the investment strategy's low-cost, low-turnover rate ...
Below is an updated look at historical bull markets for the S&P 500 going back to its inception in 1928. Remember, the standard definition of a "bull market" is a 20%+ rally that was preceded by a 20%+ decline. We'll leave the argument over what should ...
Microsoft has retooled Skype, the messaging service synonymous with business users, for people living in emerging markets. Today, at its Future Decoded event in India, Microsoft took the wraps off Skype Lite.
"There might be some expectation already embedded in the market that there's going to be something like this," said Brian Dangerfield, macro strategist at NatWest markets. "It's not clear how the market is going to react to it." He said if it turns out ...
Those are earnings and then we know the stock market responds well to economic stimulus," the CEO and chief investment officer at Fairfax global markets said. "This market is going to look undervalued when we look back." On Tuesday, investment legend ...
"Keep an eye on next week's State of the Union because markets are looking for more details on where Congress is going to move on tax reform, on deregulation and on infrastructure spending," El-Erian said.
Much of the post-US election rally in the stock market has been attributed to President Donald Trump's promises for tax cuts and deregulation.
"We think the markets have consolidated enough and that the next, smaller leg in the bull market is about to occur," said Ross.
The market has already had to digest the fact that U.S. crude oil stocks were rising, and investors have done their best to explain away the trend.
In contrast with its utility business, SunPower's gained residential market share and saw sequential increases in revenue, megawatts deployed and megawatts recognized.
The Australian market is modestly lower in the absence of fresh cues from Wall Street. investors are also digesting some weak corporate earnings results.
Then suddenly on the 10th of March 2003, the markets on a global scale posted a reversal week and the rally had begun, the indices lows were never breached in the following years.
On the economic data side, Wednesday's afternoon release of the minutes from the latest Federal Reserve meeting are likely to have the market's attention, particularly in the wake of last week's testimony from Fed Chair Janet Yellen. Many have long ...
Innes added that there were still enough moving parts to keep things interesting in the currency market, with "European risks smoldering and Fed minutes on tap as Fed watch is creeping back into the headlines.
Japan's Nikkei rose 0.1 percent while China's blue-chip CSI 300 index closed up 1.5 percent, its biggest gain in six months, after media reports on Friday that pension money may begin flowing into the market as soon as this week. The dollar dipped 0.2 ...
In our last week's weekly oil markets recap, we revisited our oil long thesis again, and one of the key points to our thesis was that non-OPEC production growth will stall this year despite gains in North America (Canada & US).
The world stock market has grown from $30 trillion to $50 trillion in the past 17 years. America's share of the world has been decreasing, from half in 2000 to.
Though India still looks to trail the US and Chinese smart home markets, according to predictions by Machina Research, it represents one of many internet-related growth areas for the country.
The year-end targets can still be met easily if the markets rally further and drop in the last part of this year. At least, that is one way of reaching these goals.
All of them, though, could be value signings, based on their talent relative to the markets of their individual positions, either overall or in this specific free-agency class.
Asian markets finished mostly higher on Monday, searching for direction, as investors await further details from President Donald Trump on his economic policies, including tax reforms.
At least 39 people were killed after a car bomb exploded near a busy market in the Somali capital Mogadishu. More than 50 others were wounded.
The table above keeps track of the level and trend of ten measures of market health. These are often called "market internals" because they reveal what's going on below the surface - the headline price of the market. Of the ten indicators, five are ...
Italy poses the greatest threat to stability of the Euro area in spite of the impending presidential elections in France, according to analysts at Deutsche Bank.







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