The U.S. Congress passed an infrastructure bill that funds more than a trillion dollars in nationwide federal spending last year. The bill puts about $240 billion toward building or rebuilding roads, bridges, public transit, airports, and railways. More than $150 billion is slated for projects that address...
Developments in the Russia - Ukraine conflict continued to drive market sentiment last week.  Commodities surged as the U.S. announced it would ban Russian imports, and stocks plunged as ceasefire talks between the two sides broke down.  The Dow lost 1.9% while the S&P 500 sank deeper...
Many biotech companies are reasonably small startups.  This means if a successful product is developed (then revenues, then earnings), share prices can skyrocket.  However, investors who come to the biotech space to cash in on solid returns often get burned by seemingly promising startups that only end...
Oil prices have spiked in 2022 because of intense demand, supply shortages, and most recently because of the uncertainty in Ukraine. The S&P 500 energy sector is the only positive group for 2022, up nearly 28%, massively outperforming the equity benchmark. On Wednesday, U.S....
Volatility surged last week amid escalating geopolitical tensions. The three benchmarks fell into correction territory after Russia launched attacks on Ukraine Thursday morning.  A dramatic afternoon recovery lifted stocks through the end of the week to finish mostly on a high note.  The Dow finished the holiday-shortened...