Think about the Chinese economy and stock market as basically being a fun-house mirror view of its American counterpart.
Materials, energy and industrials are very stretched on the downside. A typical quant would look at this as a potential buy signal.
Dollar strength, weak oil weigh on earnings.
Investors have watched with interest as indexes this year have set new highs. The latest record to fall is for not doing much of anything at all.
Expectations for Amazon's full-year profit surged 220 percent following its blockbuster earnings report.
The slowing economies are leading to declines in commodity prices and a slowdown in capital spending.
The active versus passive debate just got a new wrinkle, and one analyst thinks he knows why.
A near 42-year low in claims is going to get lots of investor attention. This time it probably should get a little less.
Americans are not spending much of the money they're saving at the pump.
The stock buyback craze has continued into the second quarter, and the cumulative effect of that craze is really mounting.
In all, the anniversary of the landmark banking legislation brings as many questions as answers.
Earnings hit by strong dollar
Take all your Flash Crashes and "Knightmares" and trading "glitches" and, well, chill out. Pros say market structure is pretty much better than ever.
A small group of tech stocks are pushing the Nasdaq higher. And that is worrisome.
Despite doomsayers' predictions that the S&P 500 index will collapse, the charts still don't support those warnings.
Every time it looks like the economic field of vision is clearing, something seems to happen to blur it up again.
The strong dollar is really hurting multinationals, even Honeywell, one of the most-praised of the bunch.
Even as major indices approach historic highs, the field is littered with the corpses of those on the wrong end of the global growth slowdown.
Active fund managers may be having their best year since the financial crisis, but investors don't seem to care.
Earnings season is in full swing, and once again there are considerable worries about what some are calling a "revenue recession."