NASDAQ Composite

Inflation takes over as the next big focus for markets after July's monster jobs report

Inflation takes over as the next big focus for markets after July’s monster jobs report

Investors switch their focus to inflation in the week ahead, after July’s strong jobs report signaled the Federal Reserve may need to take an even tougher stance with interest rate hikes. It could also be a week in which investors watch to see if rising Treasury yields start to slow the technology sector’s summer rally. …

Inflation takes over as the next big focus for markets after July’s monster jobs report Read More »

4 takeaways from the Investing Club’s ‘Morning Meeting’ on Monday

4 takeaways from the Investing Club’s ‘Morning Meeting’ on Monday

Every weekday the CNBC Investing Club with Jim Cramer holds a “Morning Meeting” livestream at 10:20 a.m. ET. Here’s a recap of Monday’s key moments. It’s not time to be greedy Oil drops Quick mentions: WMT, COST, DHR, CRM, LLY AMD earnings this week 1. It’s not time to be greedy Stocks were a mixed …

4 takeaways from the Investing Club’s ‘Morning Meeting’ on Monday Read More »

Markets face what could be the most important week of summer with Fed, earnings and economic data

Markets face what could be the most important week of summer with Fed, earnings and economic data

A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), June 27, 2022. Brendan McDermid | Reuters There’s a head-spinning amount of news for markets to navigate in the week ahead, the biggest of which will be the Federal Reserve’s midweek meeting. The two largest U.S. companies — Microsoft and Apple — …

Markets face what could be the most important week of summer with Fed, earnings and economic data Read More »

Bitcoin Is Soaring. 3 Signs the Rally Is Real and 25% Gains Are Ahead.

Bitcoin Is Soaring. 3 Signs the Rally Is Real and 25% Gains Are Ahead.

Text size Cryptos prices are well off their recent lows but remain down this year. Ozan Kose/AFP via Getty Images Bitcoin prices were soaring on Wednesday as investors piled back into digital assets amid a return of risk sentiment in wider markets. Analysts are keenly watching for signs that this rally has momentum—and where it …

Bitcoin Is Soaring. 3 Signs the Rally Is Real and 25% Gains Are Ahead. Read More »

Some experts say a recession is coming. Here's how to prepare your portfolio

Some experts say a recession is coming. Here’s how to prepare your portfolio

Phonlamaiphoto | Istock | Getty Images Months of stock market volatility, surging inflation and rising interest rates have left many investors wondering if a recession is coming.  The stock market tumbled again on Thursday, with the S&P 500 capping its worst six-month start to a year since 1970. In all, it’s down more than 20% …

Some experts say a recession is coming. Here’s how to prepare your portfolio Read More »

Stocks Had a Nasty 6 Months. The Second Half Could Be Ugly Too.

Stocks Had a Nasty 6 Months. The Second Half Could Be Ugly Too.

Text size Bond markets are pricing in significant additional interest-rate hikes this year, but some stock analysts’ earnings forecasts remain optimistic. Michael Nagle/Bloomberg It was a first half destined to haunt investors. The past six months were historically bad for stocks, bonds, cryptocurrencies, and practically every other asset class outside of commodities. Despite its late …

Stocks Had a Nasty 6 Months. The Second Half Could Be Ugly Too. Read More »

Recession fears flare and June jobs report looms as jittery markets head into third quarter

Recession fears flare and June jobs report looms as jittery markets head into third quarter

Investors are greeting the third quarter with greater trepidation about a recession, and that makes next Friday’s June jobs report a potentially bigger catalyst for markets than it might otherwise have been. The jobs report and Wednesday’s release of minutes from the Federal Reserve’s last interest rate meeting are expected to highlight the four-day, post-holiday …

Recession fears flare and June jobs report looms as jittery markets head into third quarter Read More »

5 things to know before the stock market opens Friday

5 things to know before the stock market opens Friday

Here are the most important news, trends and analysis that investors need to start their trading day: 1. Wall Street turns decisively lower after another hot inflation report Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange NYSE U.S. stock futures turned sharply lower after Friday’s before-the-bell inflation report showed a bigger-than-expected increase. …

5 things to know before the stock market opens Friday Read More »

5 things to know before the stock market opens Tuesday

5 things to know before the stock market opens Tuesday

Here are the most important news, trends and analysis that investors need to start their trading day: 1. Wall Street set to open lower as bond yields remain high Traders work on the floor of the NYSE, June 6, 2022. Source: NYSE U.S. stock futures dropped Tuesday, with elevated bond yields playing spoiler again. Sentiment …

5 things to know before the stock market opens Tuesday Read More »