Patti Domm is CNBC executive news editor, responsible for news coverage of the markets and economy. Prior to joining CNBC in 1999 as senior news editor, Domm was the equities editor for the Americas at Reuters. She was also Wall Street editor at Reuters, reporting on mergers, acquisitions and the Street. She also edited three CNBC books on personal investing. Domm serves on the board of the Financial Womens Association of New York.
Traders are watching to see if the S&P 500 can break meaningfully above 1400, a three-month high water mark for the stock market, which could help propel it toward a new high for the year.
While many investors fear the market is ignoring reality, some technical analysts say stocks could continue to move higher as the market looks past what worries it.
Construction and manufacturing may have added to what is expected to have been just a meager pickup in job growth in July.
Impatient for action, investors immediately sold stocks and the euro, and moved into safe-haven bonds after the European Central Bank failed to deliver an immediate stimulus program Thursday morning.
Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke is likely to do little more than keep the door open to more easing when the Fed winds up its meeting Wednesday afternoon.
After months of disappointing financial markets, U.S. economic data may actually start to look better than Wall Street expects.
The Fed kicks off a two-day meeting on Tuesday and the market is buzzing with anticipation that the central bank could take action—or at least lay some groundwork.
The 'Trump trade'may pause a bit as traders await the swearing in of Donald Trump as 45th U.S. president next Friday.
The U.S. dollar index hit a one-month low this week after President-elect Trump's big press conference.
The unintended consequences of a congressional tax proposal may be bad for oil prices.
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