Evelyn Cheng is a staff writer at CNBC.com covering daily U.S. market moves and broader market trends across both the United States and China.
Prior to CNBC, Cheng held internships with several news outlets including The New York Times Shanghai Bureau and Metro New York.
Cheng holds a bachelor's degree in Journalism, Urban Design and Architecture Studies from New York University. She was a recipient of the Edwin Diamond Undergraduate Award, presented to the top undergraduate journalism student at NYU, and a winner of the Roy W. Howard National Collegiate Reporting Competition. Cheng was also the Editor in Chief of NYU's Asian American interest magazine, Generasian.
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Wall Street economists raised their expectations for second-quarter U.S. economic growth closer to 3 percent, after retail sales rose for a third month.
JPMorgan's solid earnings beat could signal improved health for the beaten-down financials sector and send stocks further into record territory.
Bank of America Merrill Lynch equity analysts are among the most bearish, and they say the S&P 500 could retest its February lows this summer.
After the S&P's record close, macroeconomic and geopolitical news will likely dominate U.S. market action Tuesday.
The broader S&P 500 index may be trading in record territory Monday, but the real winners have been the investors who have picked the right stocks along the way.
U.S. stocks closed 1 percent higher Friday, more than recovering their post-Brexit losses, after a surprisingly large beat on the June jobs report headline figure.
In the global search for returns after the Brexit vote, many analysts see U.S. stocks, along with emerging markets, as the best places to put money to work.