Jobless claims tumbled sharply last week, but the good news was offset by plummeting housing starts.
The IMF has become the latest group to warn on risk taking and equity valuations, as prices in "all major asset classes" look stretched.
Record-low interest rates will be around for at least a few more months, the Federal Reserve made clear Wednesday. Enjoy easy money while it lasts.
Bonds sold off as traders read the Fed's new rate forecasts as slightly more aggressive, but Yellen's comments drove stocks up.
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