Stocks ticked lower this morning as investors awaited the release of minutes from the November Federal Reserve meeting, slated for 2 p.m.  In the most recent meeting, the central bank confirmed plans to start tapering its $120 billion monthly bond-buying program.  Market watchers will be looking for...
While a rate hike may still be on the distant horizon, it wouldn’t hurt to prepare by considering which investments will benefit when rates do eventually rise.  Investors will also be watching for clues around the first rate hike, which economists say could come as early as...
The market was quiet this morning after yesterday’s tech sell-off.  The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq Composite fell in the previous session as investors reacted to a jump in bond yields.  The jump in yields came on the heels of the announcement that President Biden would nominate...
Stocks ticked higher to kick off the holiday-shortened week.  The week ahead will be packed with more retail and tech earnings, as well as some key economic data ahead of Thanksgiving and Black Friday. On Wednesday, the University of Michigan will release its final...
Stocks finished the week mixed as concerns around rising infection and hospitalization rates in Europe weighed heavy on investor sentiment.  However, the S&P 500 and Nasdaq did continue to rack up record highs as impressive Q3 earnings from key tech names and retailers continued to provide the...