Apple, Microsoft, Intel Are In Bullish Patterns, Nearing Buy Points: S&P 500 Futures | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

Futures for the S&P 500 index rose modestly early Thursday morning after the major averages were mixed Wednesday following the Federal Reserve’s interest-rate hike and 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 →

The True Tax Gap: How About $12 Trillion! | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

When historians examine President Trump’s tax program, they will surely be struck by a large and momentous contradiction. Although the nation faces endless budget deficits — ... 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 →

No, Global Warming Isn’t Killing Off The Polar Bears | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

Climate Change: It’s a heart-rending video: The National Geographic tape shows a plainly starving, shockingly thin polar bear rummaging for food. It’s near death. The ... Continue Reading →

S&P 500 Futures Edge Lower After Alabama Vote Cuts GOP Senate Majority | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

Futures for the S&P 500 turned slightly lower late Tuesday after Democrat Doug Jones won Alabama’s special election, reducing the GOP’s already-narrow Senate majority. ... Continue Reading →

Stock Market Today: Stock Indexes Mixed, Bitcoin ETF Shatters 2,000 Mark; Can Tesla Break Out? | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

Stocks finished mixed Tuesday, but Tesla (TSLA) had a very important session. Shares in the electric vehicle firm gained more than 3% in heavy trading and continued Monday’s ... Continue Reading →

Dow Leads Upside; Fast Traders In IBD 50 Are Falling | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

Blue chips led the stock market midday Tuesday, while the major indexes were little changed. The Federal Reserve began a two-day meeting that is expected to conclude with a quarter-point ... Continue Reading →

Lawrence Kudlow: Republicans’ Tax Plan Takes Swipe At The Little Guys | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

Republicans are supposed to be the party that cuts the job-killing capital gains tax, not raises it. But because of a quirk in the Senate-passed tax bill, the tax on capital gains ... Continue Reading →