The answer lies in where we are in the markets right now: priced for perfection.
The president-elect did not discuss infrastructure spending or tax cuts that the markets had been hoping to get more details on.
The company said holiday sales decreased by 4.6 percent, compared to an increase of 5.1 percent in the prior year.
Donald Trump criticizes Lockheed Martin's F-35 program again saying it's "many many billion of dollars over budget."
The iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF (IBB) briefly fell more than 2.5 percent, tracking for its first negative day of 2017.
BoE Governor Mark Carney said Britain's financial industry could suffer "outsize" consequences post-Brexit.
The peso has fallen more than 5 percent against the dollar to start the year on renewed worries about disruptive changes to trade.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
President-elect Donald Trump meets the press Wednesday but traders may not get what they want to hear.
The corporate debt market is kicking off the new year with a bang.
Shares or Brookdale Senior Living stock soared Tuesday on news that it may be bought out.
Tuesday's after hours buzz: UAL, PE & more
The last time the S&P 500 did this was Jan. 3, 2008.
Is the bank run overdone? Analysts are sounding a note of caution ahead of Q4 earnings.
Followers are assigning too high a likelihood that regulators will OK a bitcoin ETF, according to one analyst.
Maybe 2017 finally will bring an end to all that talk about a "Great Rotation" of investor cash from bonds to stocks.
Illumina surged 16 percent on Tuesday, a day after the firm unveiled a new gene-sequencing product.
"They'll do well because the fundamentals are terrific," says the chairman and CEO of Gamco Investors.
Oppenheimer forecasts American Express' corporate tax rate will fall to 28 percent in 2018 from 35 percent.
The lubricant maker reported on Monday fiscal 2017 first-quarter earnings per share of 82 cents, coming in below estimates.
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