Patti Domm is CNBC Markets 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.
Armed with better-than-expected corporate profits, bulls will grapple with potentially bearish economic and European news this week.
The uptick in weekly jobless claims during April is raising concerns the job market’s progress may be slowing down.
After two disappointing reports, traders are watching Thursday’s weekly jobless claims to see if higher numbers are a trend or just a temporary phenomenon. Good corporate earnings could also be a balance for any negative headlines out of Europe.
Regardless of what the Federal Reserve does or does not do Wednesday, financial markets could face some turbulence afterwards.
Apple earnings will hang over the market all day Tuesday, as investors await what stands to be the most important earnings release of the quarter.
A crush of earnings news in the coming week will compete head on with new data on the health of the U.S. economy and worries about Europe’s debt crisis.
Earnings news from the likes of Coca-Cola, Goldman Sachs and J&J should help guide stocks Tuesday, but traders will most intently be watching the trading activity in Apple.
The stock market has moved passed Washington's failed efforts on health care and now wants to see corporate tax reform.
Health-care stocks diverged Friday after the controversial GOP health care bill was pulled from the floor of the House.
The Trump administration's approval of the controversial TransCanada Corp pipeline means more North American crude and fuel could ultimately flow out to the world market.
Shares of Finish Line dropped Friday after the company reported earnings that missed expectations.
Patti Domm is CNBC Markets Editor, responsible for news coverage of the markets and economy.
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Top strategists have gotten more optimistic on stocks, just as the S&P 500 has pulled back slightly from records, according to CNBC's latest Market Strategist Survey.
CNBC's Dominic Chu discusses Wall Street's S&P 500 targets for 2017.
CNBC's Market Strategist Survey found that Wall Street expects the S&P 500 to rise slightly in 2017.