The flat-rate play will soon not be enough to keep investors trudging forward. Is the Santa Claus rally behind the corner?
The real-economy index pulled up, breaking away from its falling peers after a large Boeing jets order propelled the move.
The blue-chip index added to its sharp rise from last week even as the earnings season isn’t too much of a hype on Wall Street.
Dow Jones and its two peers overturned last-week’s bearish momentum to emerge as big winners ahead of a jammed week.
The 30-stock index is up less than 3% on the year, falling deeply behind its two peers the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq Composite.
All three indexes rose after Fed officials published their most-recent conversation on interest rates. Hint: central bankers are divided.
Employers in the US added 336,000 new hires in September. Contrary to fundamentals, stocks rose on Friday.
The 30-stock index is down 0.3% for the year but more of that stomach-churning volatility lies ahead – nonfarm payrolls are in on Friday.
The three major stock indexes dropped 1% or more each on Tuesday as traders assessed the path of interest rates. And it starts to weigh.
The coming meeting of the FOMC is likely to lay out a “wait-and-see” approach by Fed officials. Futures are flat on Monday.
America’s inflation data came in hotter than expected, but Wall Street isn’t too worried that it would drive the Fed into “must-hike-now” mode.
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