Analysts and investors have grown extremely bullish following record highs for stocks, but this much optimism can be a bad sign.
MSCI later today will announce an increase in the weighting of mainland China in its MSCI Emerging Markets Index. Sen. Marco Rubio has raised red flags about the move.
The markets have started the month with a powerful, largely cyclical, rally. What's missing is a significant breakout. That may be about to change.
Better economic data is taking the edge off the 'economic slowdown' narrative that has been plaguing the market.
With a strong finish to October, the market is poised for a rally, but investors may have to jump a few more hurdles before they are convinced.
"Of the S&P 500 companies that have reported over the last month, just 32 mention recession on their calls," says Nick Mazing of Sentieo.
Caterpillar missed Wall Street's estimates on earnings, even though the Street has been well aware of Caterpillar's problems, said Nick Raich of the Earnings Scout.
Nobel Prize winning economist Robert Shiller's new book, "Narrative Economics," examines why some economic stories go viral.
The Dow gave up 200 of its 500-point gain in the final half hour as markets realized there was no timeline for removal of the existing tariffs.
The man who revolutionized the brokerage business for average investors spoke with CNBC about a new era of zero-commission trades and other topics.
The market is in a slow melt-up mode on Friday.
Traders seem to have been positioned bearish, convinced weak manufacturing data would bleed into the consumer. But the significant market drop this week — 1,000 points in the Dow Industrials — may have gone a bit too far.
It's well known that global manufacturing has been in contraction; the markets seem to be signaling a broader concern, that weakness may bleed into the U.S. consumer that is holding up the global economy.
Sky-high valuations on money-losing companies are souring the market for initial public stock offerings.
WeWork's IPO implosion could make a difference to upcoming initial public stock offerings.
Progress on trade talks will determine how far market will move above new highs.
The broad category of enterprise software — software that is sold to corporations as opposed to individuals — is among the most successful IPO categories this year, according to data compiled by Renaissance Capital.
Corporate executives and money managers have grown increasingly pessimistic about the economy as growth around the world slows.
The market is rotating. Value is back. Momentum is out. Cyclicals rule. Defensives are so August.
SEC Chairman Jay Clayton says more needs to be done to make it easier for companies to go public.