President Donald Trump has had a number of very significant accomplishments during his first one hundred days in office. However, many of his biggest achievements might not have gotten the attention they deserved because of the main stream media’s liberal slant and bias, or by a continued effort from...
With just one week to go before the Federal Reserve is expected to raise interest rates for the 1st time since June of 2006s, global stocks faced another down day today as the price of oil dropped again and metals lagged.  The Dow finished down over 161 points. According a...
The much anticipated jobs report for August came out today and the results marked another set of disappointing figures. Payrolls grew just 151,000 compared with expectations for 180,000. Job quality was also weak and salary growth slowed, and if it wasn't for a government hiring spree, the news would...
Following a week of turbulence and volatility, Wall Street got off to another slow start Monday thanks to the continued decline of oil prices. As of 2 p.m., the Dow was down almost 100 points, as crude oil prices continued their decline—as low as $45.90 a barrel at one point. Goldman...
The last few days of the first quarter were a microcosm of the first few months of 2015—wild, day-by-day volatility that ultimately resulted in stocks staying close to level. As the second quarter began on Wednesday, jobs reports and concerns over the upcoming earnings season swayed the market… Monday the...
Falling oil prices put a drag on the stock market for the first day of August. Oil prices closed 3.7% lower at $40.06 per barrel after briefly dropping below $40. The big topic over the weekend was whether the Glass-Steagall Act should be brought back and if so, what...
U.S. stocks were higher on Thursday, as the markets rebounded from their first-three day losing streak since March. Disappointing retails sales figures pushed the markets lower yesterday, and today the focus changed to weekly jobless claims data and the producer price index, which expert hoped would shed light on inflation. Jobless...
U.S. stocks were mixed on Wednesday, as investors and experts looked towards data points for an indication of when to expect an interest rate hike. For weeks, Wall Street’s conventional wisdom has held that the first interest rate hike in nearly a decade will occur in 2015—but not likely before...
U.S. stocks were slightly lower Tuesday, as stocks dropped following a worldwide drop in bond prices. At the start of Tuesday, 10-year benchmark Treasury notes had yields upwards of 2.3% for the first time in almost six months, reaching by far their highest point in 2015. European indices were lower...
Stocks remained relatively flat to start the trading week, following a day off from trading to honor President’s Day. The Dow Jones and the S&P 500 showed little change throughout the day, while the Nasdaq managed to post some mild gains. The Dow Jones finished at 16,130.79 (-0.15%) The S&P 500  finished...