Stocks Stand Tall Again, As Payroll Data Overshadow Trump

U.S. stock indexes advanced on strong economic data Friday with the Nasdaq 100 leading the pack. A dozen stocks in the Nasdaq 100 rose 2% or more, including chipmaker Intel (INTC), ... Continue Reading →

Dow, S&P 500 Stocks Slide On Trump Trade Threats, Chaos In Italy

U.S. stocks indexes retreated near midday Tuesday, as chaos in Italy dragged down European stocks and President Trump dowsed U.S. stocks with more talk of a crackdown on China’s ... Continue Reading →

Just How Serious Is Obama Administration Spying On Trump Campaign?

“F. B. I. Used Informant to Investigate Russia Ties to Campaign, Not to Spy, as Trump Claims,” read the headline on a lengthy New York Times story May 18. X “The ... Continue Reading →

Stocks Fall As Trump Scraps North Korea Summit; 2 Techs In Buy Zone Report Earnings

The major stock indexes moved sharply lower early Thursday, as President Trump canceled his Singapore summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, and retail stock Best Buy (BBY) triggered ... Continue Reading →

Trump Moves Embassy to Jerusalem: Why This City Matters

This week, the Trump administration inaugurated the new American embassy in Jerusalem. The celebration in Israel was palpable; the embassy move came amidst the national celebration ... Continue Reading →

Stock Indexes Mixed In Late Trade After Trump Announces Drug Price Plans

Stock indexes were mixed Friday afternoon but they bounced from afternoon lows as President Trump unveiled a plan to cut drug costs. X The Nasdaq composite was down 0.2% while the ... Continue Reading →

After Trump Nixes It, What Comes Next?

The path to today’s problems with Iran passed through the University of Chicago squash court where on Dec. 2, 1942, for 4.5 minutes physicist Enrico Fermi, making calculations ... Continue Reading →

Joe Biden Leads Democratic Race But Loses Electability Edge Vs. President Trump: IBD/TIPP Poll

Former Vice President Joe Biden holds a steady, though hardly comfortable lead in the Democratic nomination battle, the January IBD/TIPP Poll finds. Yet Biden’s biggest selling ... Continue Reading →

IBD/TIPP Poll: Americans Support Tough Trump Stance On Iran Nuclear Deal

Nuclear Iran: As expected, President Trump has announced he will pull the U.S. out of the failed Iran nuclear deal, barring a renegotiation of its terms. Predictably, critics on the ... Continue Reading →

Stock Indexes Lower; President Trump Iran And Other Stock Market News May 8, 2018

The stock market was modestly lower early Tuesday, as investors awaited President Trump’s Iran decision later in the day. The White House’s decision is scheduled to be ... Continue Reading →