Stocks were flat to start the week as several potential market moving factors are expected to take shape in the coming days. The Federal Reserve is in focus as investors await results from their June meeting which are due out Wednesday.  Investors will be looking for clues...
All eyes are on the Federal Reserve this week as investors await results from their June meeting which are due out Wednesday.  The central bank is not expected to take any action. However, any adjustments to inflation and interest rate forecasts will likely affect the markets....
Stocks finished the week mixed amid quiet trading.  The Dow lost 0.8% for the week, while the Nasdaq gained nearly 1.9%.  The S&P 500 managed to eek out a tiny 0.4% gain and following more than a month of consolidation, reached a new record high, finishing the...
The financial sector is a clear beneficiary of the recent rise in inflation.  As inflation rises interest rates rise, and that's good for banks, which make more money along with the expansion of the spread between rates they pay on deposits and rates they charge on loans. ...
Stocks marched higher in early trading as investors seem to be shake off a larger than expected increase in consumer prices.  The Department of  Labor reported that the CPI rose 5% in May, compared to one year ago, surpassing economist expectations of a 4.7% gain.