Does The Fed Need A New Playbook? | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

The record of economists, including those at the Federal Reserve, over the past half century has been discouraging. The two greatest blunders are well-known: policies that fed double-digit ... Continue Reading →

CAT, Apple Drive Dow; Nasdaq Gets Traction Ahead Of Fed | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

Stocks opened higher Wednesday, with tech stocks taking an early lead ahead of this afternoon’s Federal Reserve announcement. XThe Dow Jones industrial average opened up 0.1%, ... Continue Reading →

Caterpillar, Nike Lead Dow; Fed Raises Rates; 10-Year Treasury Yield Falls | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

One of the more telegraphed rate hikes in recent memory came to fruition Wednesday when the Federal Reserve raised its key lending rate to 1.25% to 1.5%. The Fed also lifted its 2018 ... Continue Reading →

Stocks Close Mixed After Fed Raises Rates, Sticks To Plans For More | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

Stocks weakened into the close after the Federal Reserve made its expected interest-rate increase Wednesday. X The Nasdaq composite closed 0.2% higher and the Dow Jones industrial ... Continue Reading →

Small Caps And Dow Advance; Fed Decision Awaited | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

U.S. stock indexes shrugged off a Republican political loss in Alabama, as stocks rose Wednesday in advance of the Federal Reserve’s decision on interest rates. X The Nasdaq ... Continue Reading →

Boeing, Goldman Lead Dow Higher; Financials Outperform Ahead of Fed | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

Solid performances from Boeing (BA), Goldman Sachs (GS) and Verizon (VZ) sparked the Dow Jones industrial average to a 0.6% gain in afternoon trading Tuesday. X Boeing got a lift ... Continue Reading →

S&P 500 Earnings Spark Advance; Stocks Add Gains After Fed| Investor’s Business Daily

A raft of positive reports for S&P 500 companies sparked gains in the stock market Wednesday, and stocks jumped to fresh session highs after the Fed announced no change in interest ... Continue Reading →

Dow Jones Futures: Bear Market, Trump Government Shutdown, Fed Chairman Powell In Focus

Dow Jones futures rose modestly Sunday night, along with S&P 500 futures and Nasdaq futures, amid a U.S. government shutdown and concerns about Fed Chairman Jerome Powell. The ... Continue Reading →

Welcome To The Powell Fed | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

It will be Powell’s Fed. Assuming he’s confirmed by the Senate, Jerome (“Jay”) Powell will become the 16th chairman of the Federal Reserve Board in early 2018. ... Continue Reading →

Dow Jones Futures: Fed Rate Hike Extends Stock Market Correction; Watch PayPal, Atlassian

Dow Jones futures fell modestly late Wednesday, along with S&P 500 futures and Nasdaq futures. The Dow Jones, S&P 500 index and Nasdaq composite tumbled Wednesday to 2018 ... Continue Reading →