Wednesday's economic reports will be mined for clues on whether the U.S. economy is strong enough for the Fed to become less "patient" this month.» Read More
November's employment picture may prove to be a bit brighter than Wall Street has been expecting.
Dissecting the day's major market news, with the Fast Money traders, including the rally in commodities, and banks, transports, materials & industrial stocks.
Stocks rallied sharply Wednesday, with the Dow posting its biggest one-day point and percentage gain this year, after global central banks announced a plan to support the global financial system and a handful of better-than-expected economic reports.
Calling Bette Davis - there is plenty of fuel for a continued bumpy ride in the currency markets, this strategist says.
The euro has had a nice move up on reports of actual progress by European leaders on the debt crisis. But this strategist has other ideas.
Dan McMahon, Raymond James, and James Moffett, Scout Investments, discuss why they're expecting a year-end rally.
Banks are the great poison of the stock market these days—not because of what is known about them, but rather what is unknown.
BofA along with five other banks got downgraded by S&P last night, with Paul Miller, FBR Capital Markets.
The unemployment rate is expected to stay at 9.0 percent, mainly because so many displaced professionals report themselves as “self-employed,” when working only a few hours a week from home.
Residential-construction stocks are coming to life, gaining 6.5 percent in the past three months, with five of the biggest companies producing double-digit returns, according to Morningstar.
Merry Christmas, markets. This might be the Santa rally you were hoping for, but it may be fleeting. Coordinated central bank action and strong U.S. data combined to spark a powerful rally that some analysts say might just be the start of a seasonal year-end rally. But they also warn the rally could quickly fade on fresh bad news from Europe, and it is not likely to stretch into the new year.
Stocks are soaring today on a coordinated effort by global central banks to flood the banking system with money. While it may seem like great news for investors, this rally in equities shouldn't be trusted.
Currency swap spreads are contracting, volatility is falling and stocks are soaring following a coordinated move by central banks to make dollars cheaper.
After a volatile month, the markets are poised to close trading for November on the upside, with Scott Wren, Wells Fargo, and Darin Richards, AKT Wealth Advisors.
Shoppers may be snapping up Harry Potter box sets for stocking stuffers, but that's not enough to stop the dizzying decline in DVD sales.
Leon Cooperman, chairman & CEO of Omega Advisors, says he is very alarmed at the direction President Obama is taking the country.
Since 1950, December has been the best month of the year for the S&P 500, and second best for the Dow Jones Industrial Average and Nasdaq Composite Index.
Weighing in on whether he thinks the rally will last, with Todd Gordon, Aspen Trading Group.
Insight on the emerging markets that are seeing economic growth, with Jim O'Neill, Goldman Sachs Asset Management chairman.
A look back at why he coined the term BRIC and how these economies have grown since then, with Jim O'Neill, Goldman Sachs Asset Management chairman.