In One Chart: The incredible backdrop to the global stock-market rally — profits are flat since 2008
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As the debate between the discrepancy between the stock market and the real economy continues to play out with U.S. stocks at record highs, one chart really drives home the […]
Economic Report: Factory activity surges in Mid-Atlantic region in January
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The Philadelphia Fed's business conditions index jumped to 26.5 in January from 9.1 in December.
NewsWatch: These 2 triggers could set off the next wave of market turbulence. Here’s why Citi says to buy the dip
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Markets are continuing their optimism for fiscal stimulus from President Joe Biden’s new administration, after the S&P 500 lifted 1.39% yesterday to a fresh high — the […]
Market Snapshot: Dow futures try to add to record climb in first full day of Biden administration
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U.S. stock benchmarks are poised to add tentatively to their record climbs Thursday morning, with Dow futures lagging peers, a day after the inauguration of President Joe Biden, […]
: Tech stocks won’t crash according to this fund manager, dubbed the English Warren Buffett
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A one-size-fits-all label for technology stocks doesn’t help with evaluating them, says Fundsmith founder Terry Smith.
Project Syndicate: By winking at China’s human-rights abuses, the EU has lost its moral compass
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Europe has surrendered its leadership on liberal values by selling its soul for worthless promises of market access to China's markets, writes Ana Palacio.
Economic Report: Jobless claims drop to still-high 900,000 in last full week of Trump presidency
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The number of Americans who applied for jobless benefits fell in the last full week of Donald Trump's presidency, but layoffs were still running at the highest level in months […]
A Word from the Experts: The new B.1.1.7 is a ‘super-spreader’ strain. Here’s how the U.S. can control it, says Dr. Eric Topol
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Of all the news coming out about the virus that has wreaked havoc on our lives for the last year, the emergence of several possibly more infectious variants in different parts of […]
: ECB leaves policy unchanged, but makes a ‘slight hawkish’ tweak to statement
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The European Central Bank, as expected, leaves interest rates and its asset-buying program unchanged Thursday after bolstering its stimulus efforts last month --- but one piece of […]
Sustainable Investing: If you support green energy, you should buy utilities and oil stocks — here’s why
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Some ESG investors say divestiture doesn't get companies to change.