From stocks to politics, here's why today's rally may have been triggered by multiple factors.
Traders have been staring at their hands for weeks now, and stocks have been drifting lower since hitting historic highs.
If you want a microcosm of the problem with banking, you should look at what the big regional banks are saying.
Spring is here and the IPO floodgates have finally opened -- with six announcing terms just today.
The Australian dollar has remained trapped in a sideways trading band for one year and there is little sign of a strong change in the trend.
Whether Uncle Sam owes you money, or vice versa, some companies are offering money-saving, free and entertaining Tax Day rewards.
Here's the problem: a lot is expected to go right with bank earnings.
S&P 500 earnings are expected to grow roughly 10%, led by roughly 15% gains in the two largest sectors, Technology and Financials.
Is the U.S. dollar sailing north with the U.S. fleet?
On your next trip out o town, you might want to consider a luggage scooter, a $230 travel bag, or a jellybean scented purse.
Once again the markets have demonstrated what they care about the most: the Fed and how aggressive it may be on interest rates, and any threat to the Trump agenda.
Stocks rose early in the morning as oil rose, bond yields moved up, and the ADP private employment report was strong.
Floating an IPO, for all the planning that goes into it, is largely a matter of timing and current market conditions are favorable for IPOs.
Volume and volatility are low. The stock trading business is slow and complaints are growing.
At least five IPOs are seeking to raise roughly $1.5 billion this week, and some are fairly well-known names.
In commodity markets, silver offers greater leverage than gold.
The world wanted stocks in the first quarter. We can see this in the numbers with U.S. markets, Europe and emerging markets.
The Trump trade may have been tested in March, but money kept flowing into stocks.
In 10 years, active managers may not be gone, but there will be fewer of them around.
The markets tend to follow a certain pattern before and after Tax Day.
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