S&P 500 Hits New High, As Stock Market Surges | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

U.S. stock indexes posted solid gains midday Friday, as the Republicans scrambled to make final adjustments to the tax-cut bill. Volume was running higher on both major exchanges. X ... Continue Reading →

Stock Market Today: Nasdaq Up; Can This Bitcoin ETF Top 2,500? Buy Or Pass On These 3 New IPOs? | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

One day after the Federal Reserve raised short-term interest rates for the third time this year, big-cap techs helped hoist the Nasdaq composite mildly higher in afternoon trading ... Continue Reading →

Roy Moore’s Defeat Was Consequential, But Not Easy To Replicate | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

Turnout would be the key to which of the wildly conflicting polls would best presage the result of Alabama’s special Senate election, wrote Republican consultant Patrick Ruffini ... Continue Reading →

Stock Losses Accelerate As Disney, Boeing Try To Prop Up Dow | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

The main indexes erased small gains and were trading near session lows as selling extended into afternoon trading Thursday. X The Nasdaq composite was off 0.3% and continues a weeklong ... Continue Reading →

Stocks Close Lower; Oracle Falls After Earnings | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

Stocks fell broadly Thursday, but while percentage losses were moderate, the small-cap Russell 2000 took a heavy blow. X Indexes closed near session lows. The Nasdaq composite was ... Continue Reading →

Nasdaq Rises To Lead Stock Indexes; Tiffany Breaks Out | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

U.S. stock indexes added modest gains midday Thursday. The Nasdaq led even as the Dow Jones industrial average pushed to a new high. Volume was running below the previous session’s ... Continue Reading →

Trump’s ‘Abysmal’ Poll Numbers? What About Those Of Merkel, Macron, May And Trudeau? | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

About a year into President Trump’s first term, the jury for much of the country and for most of the major media has returned its verdict: Trump is a failure. Trump is incompetent. ... Continue Reading →

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 →