Forget Facebook: Why These 5 Chip Stocks Are Stock Market Bullish; S&P 500, Dow Jones Futures Await Fed Rate Hike | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

Futures for the S&P 500 index, Dow Jones industrial average and Nasdaq 100 were little changed Wednesday morning ahead of an expected Fed rate hike this afternoon. X The Dow Jones ... Continue Reading →

Dow, Other Indexes Reverse Lower After Fed Comments Douse Stocks | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

The stock market faded in the final hour, making bearish price reversals after the Federal Reserve released details of its January meeting. X The Nasdaq composite went from a gain ... Continue Reading →

Indexes Up But Off Highs As Fed Decision Looms; PayPal Rallies Pre-Earnings | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

Blue chips carried the leadership baton in afternoon trading as strong earnings and guidance from Boeing (BA) helped fuel a 0.5% advance for the Dow Jones industrial average. X Apple ... Continue Reading →

Indexes Ease Ahead Of Fed Meeting, Busy Week Of FANG Earnings | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

The Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq composite showed losses of around 0.3% to 0.4% in afternoon trading Monday on a busy day of headline flow. Volume on the NYSE was on pace to be slightly ... Continue Reading →

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 →