Stock market action might not be robust, but the stock market has made a full recovery from the correction that began in May. Investor sentiment is pretty decent right now, even though earnings expectations among large-cap companies have fallen considerably. There are still good event-driven trades in this stock market, but...
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With employers ramping up hiring and the unemployment rate sinking in the past year, pressure is rising on Janet Yellen’s Federal Reserve: Is the time near to raise interest rates to prevent a strengthening economy from igniting inflation? Employers, after all, have added an average 244,000 jobs a month since...
The summer sales could apply to retail stocks which are cheap and undervalued, Jack Hough says in his Barron’s preview on the News Hub with Sara Murray.
There’s a strong bid under Treasuries, which some analysts attribute to Chinese buying. Does that mean the Fed is not in control?
JPMorgan’s Bill Eigen sees lots of risk and little return in a pricey bond market. Here’s how he’s positioning his portfolio.
Despite recent inflation fears, the interest rate forecast looks tame. Yield-starved investors should consider bonds from Brazil and Mexico.
MarketWatch’s Polya Lesova joins Simon Constable on the News Hub to take a look at the markets, preview today’s Fed announcement and discuss today’s top stocks. Photo: Getty
Conventional wisdom says it’s best to own short-term bonds to prepare for rising rates. Michael Aneiro and Jack Otter discuss the contrarian view.