Equities perked up into positive territory Wednesday after Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell offered up a short-term debt-ceiling extension.
Stocks took a gut punch Tuesday as the 10-year Treasury yield climbed again and Senate Republicans blocked a bill to raise the debt limit.
U.S. stocks have been on a bumpy ride higher in 2021, but energy’s 'lonely rally' in September isn’t a sign of the market peaking despite some investor jitters, according to analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co.
There are a number of publicly available alternative data that can help investors get a grip on economic activity without having to spend a fortune, economist Aneta Markowska of Jefferies and Bank of America's Thomas Thornton explained during MarketWatch's “Mastering Your Money” event on Tuesday.
A bullish streak for the S&P 500 comes to a bitter end on Thursday, leaving the benchmark index halfway to a correction.
Tobias Levkovich, a prominent analyst, died on Friday at 60, and tributes to the Citigroup equity strategist continue to roll in.
Sept. 30 marks the end of the federal government’s fiscal year, and the deadline for Congress to pass a funding measure. The debt ceiling, which is the amount of money the Treasury Department is authorized to borrow, must be suspended or raised by mid-October, or the U.S. likely will default on its debt.
Expectations are slim that the troubled Chinese developer will make $148m worth of payments due on Monday, as it wrestles with more than $300bn in liabilities
Chinese Estates Holdings plans to go private after its stock was slammed by fallout from the crisis at Evergrande.
The director of the financial markets department said the government would ensure individual house purchases were safe.
"Investors should brace for more stock market volatility," Jay Pestrichelli of Zega Financial said, adding Friday jobs data will be a key data point this week.
Mark Hulbert, founder and president of the Hulbert Financial Digest, warns that 'stubborn bullishness' among investors vowing to buy the dip or 'hold on come hell or high water' is a 'hallmark of a market top.'