Uncertainty looms after the Fed's rate cut, but traders haven't lost optimism.
Half way through the earnings season, we've seen few surprises, but the market seems increasingly dependent on interest rate cuts.
Companies report varying impacts from China amid trade squabbles.
As buybacks hit records last year (about $800 billion), a predictable political backlash developed.
First the global slowdown clobbered them at the end of last year, then the China trade war intensifying clobbered them again in May, then the Huawei ban, then Japan's export restrictions against South Korea.
Citigroup kicks off earnings season on Monday.
The S&P 500 tops 3,000. What a difference five years makes.
There's lots of excitement that tech superstar Chamath Palihapitiya's Social Capital Hedosophia is buying a 49% stake (roughly $800 million) in Virgin Galactic to do space flights.
The first half of 2019 was a big surprise to many IPO investors.
Earnings estimates are essentially "flattish" for 2019 from 2018. This puts stock investors in a difficult position.
Workplace messaging firm Slack is about to go public in a red-hot IPO market, but it's approach to going public--using a "direct listing"--is slightly different than an IPO.
Jeffrey Hirsch, who runs Stock Trader's Almanac, says he's fairly bullish about the short-term prospects for the market.
Stock traders do not view a new high as really valid unless there is some serious action.
Stock traders do not view a new high as truly valid unless there is some serious action. And that is what is missing from the rally.
It was all so damn long ago: CNBC was born on April 17, 1989.
Early earnings returns from the first quarter are in, and there is a clear warning: higher wage costs, higher raw material costs, and higher transport costs are weighing on earnings.
Stocks are rallying around the world on strong China economic data and Jamie Dimon's supportive comments on the U.S. economy.
First-quarter earnings for the S&P 500 are projected to decline 2.5% year over year, according to Refinitiv consensus estimates.
It's National Retirement Planning Week, which means it's time for another round of depressing stats about how unprepared we all are for retirement.