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Tech Takes Center Stage After Strong Facebook Results, With Amazon in the Wings
July 27, 2017

Tech Takes Center Stage After Strong Facebook Results, With Amazon in the Wings

The earnings extravaganza keeps on churning today, with a boatload of companies stepping into the spotlight, including Amazon (AMZN).

July 26, 2017

Fed Follows Playbook and Keeps Rates Intact; Hints Balance Sheet Selloff Is 'Soon'

Fed still sees economy chugging along and worries about inflation; appears acquiescent to stubborn inflation below 2% objective...

July 26, 2017

What Fed Meeting? Earnings Party Helps Stocks Hit Highs As Fed Seen Holding Pat

Heat up the coffee and get ready for another day bursting with earnings news, accompanied by a Fed meeting for a bit of extra intrigue.

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July 25, 2017

Shamrock Shakes, Trucks, and Tractors: McDonald’s, GM, CAT All Beat Earnings Estimates

The cavalcade of earnings continues today, with better than expected results from three stalwarts — McDonald’s (MCD), Caterpillar (CAT), and General Motors (GM).

July 24, 2017

What Dog Days of Summer? Earnings, Economic Reports, Fed Barking Too

Earnings out from big hitters like Google, Facebook, McDonald's, Coca-Cola, ExxonMobile, Chevron, Caterpillar, Verizon, GM, Ford and Boeing...

July 21, 2017

Stocks, Crude Oil Creep Higher in Sleepy Summer Market

There’s a saying on Wall Street that the bulls walk up the stairs and the bears fall out the windows. As is typical during most summer trading, volume has been low, but ...

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July 20, 2017

Up We Go: Despite Some Muddy Earnings Reports, New All-Time Highs Keep Coming

Another day; another record. The go-go market of earlier this year seems to be back, with the Nasdaq and S&P 500 posting new highs Wednesday.

July 19, 2017

Today’s Recipe: Mix Caution And Record Highs As Morgan Stanley Beats, Tech Rolls On

Caution remains the feeling on Wall Street, but the Nasdaq and S&P 500 hit new all-time highs yesterday and info tech continues to rally.

July 18, 2017

Bank on It: Goldman, Bank of America Beat Expectations Despite Tough Circumstances

Two of the nation’s biggest banks beat earnings expectations Tuesday, but showed signs of struggle in a challenging environment. A cautious tone prevails.

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July 17, 2017

Up Next: Big Week With Bank, Info Tech Results Along With Central Bank Meetings

The market rolls into mid-summer near record highs as it faces a cluster of earnings, central bank meetings, and a heavy economic calendar. It’s definitely a full week.

July 14, 2017

3-2-1 Liftoff! Earnings Clock Underway As Bank Results Point to Healthy Consumer

Big banks got earnings season off to a pretty good start Friday, with results suggesting the consumer economy remains healthy despite weaker trading.

July 13, 2017

More Yellen On Tap, But Big Bank Earnings Come Into View As Market Hits Records

Fed Chair Janet Yellen told the market pretty much what it wanted to hear yesterday in her testimony to Congress, putting a charge into stock prices.

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July 12, 2017

Yellen Up to Bat at Capitol, With Fed’s Bulging Balance Sheet Possible Topic Du Jour

Arguably the real opening today is at 10 a.m. ET, when Fed Chair Janet Yellen is scheduled to begin delivering her semi-annual testimony on monetary policy.

July 11, 2017

It’s Earnings Season Again: Big Banks A Highlight, But Fed Speeches In View Too

The overriding theme this week is big bank earnings, with some Fed speeches sprinkled in. There’s a lot of excitement to finally get earnings season underway.

July 10, 2017

Strong Job Growth? Check it Off. Market Now Eyes Yellen, Bank Earnings, Inflation Data

The rubber hits the road this coming week as Yellen speaks and earnings season starts. Markets start on a positive note following a rock solid June job report.

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July 7, 2017

Jobs Revival: Big Payroll Growth Outguns Expectations With Widespread Strength

U.S. jobs growth got back on track in June, with a solid tally washing away the bad taste left by a weak May report.

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