Equity skeptics obsessed with everything from inflation to pie-in-the-sky earnings estimates have managed to miss a $5 trillion rally being amplified by trends in investor positioning.
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The bipartisan Creating Helpful Incentives to Produce Semiconductors for America Act, or CHIPS Act, was signed into law this week, setting aside $52 billion to boost domestic semiconductor research and production.
The latest data shows inflation is still with us at an 8.5% annual rate. That means we can expect the Fed to keep tightening, trying to reduce demand and relieve pressure on consumer prices.
Bank of America Corp. says investors are rushing back into stocks and bonds, with signs that inflation has peaked spurring bets the Federal Reserve will dial back its interest-rate hikes soon enough to keep the US economy out of a recession.
The Northern Trust Economics team shares its outlook for growth, inflation and interest rates.
With interest rates now hovering around 5%, existing-home sales are down more than 14% from last year. Some potential buyers are sitting on the sidelines until rates or prices or both decline, while sellers are hoping the market picks up again so they can get a higher price.
U.S. stocks are moving upward, continuing yesterday's rally, as the markets digest the release of the Producer Price Index.
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Stocks are rallying on hopes the Fed will stop increasing interest rates this fall, pivot, and start reducing them next year. Investors are blindly buying into this pivot narrative.
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U.S. stocks are trading mixed in pre-market action, with the markets anticipating tomorrow's start of a flood of July inflation data.
Corporate fundamentals have been deteriorating in the US. Over the past six months we have seen meaningful erosion in profit margins, pricing power and the outlook for credit.
With the Senate having passed a budget plan yesterday with only Democratic votes as well as a tie broken by Vice President Harris, it is only a matter of time before President Biden signs the first significant tax hike since the “Fiscal Cliff” tax hike in early 2013.
A trifecta of factors support the dollar, including the relatively strong performance of the U.S. economy, tightening monetary policy by the Federal Reserve, and safe-haven buying.
Apple Inc., which used to acquire a company every three or four weeks, has dramatically slowed its dealmaking in the past two years, a sign the tech giant is being more choosy in the face of a shaky economy and heightened government scrutiny.
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The fast-growing software companies that took a pounding in this year’s technology stock selloff suddenly are stars of the market, and earnings are a big reason why.
As of last month, the U.S. jobs market fully recouped the number of jobs that were lost due to the pandemic, in less than half the time it took following the previous downturn.
It’s a recession! No, not yet!
If there’s one thing the impending back-to-school season makes clear, it’s that the cost of higher education in the US is nerve-racking.
Even if a downturn is narrowly avoided, high inflation and falling asset values have already destroyed wealth and made everyone poorer.
During market downturns, financial pundits can often make you feel like the world is ending.
For some reason, people are feeling good. Animal spirits are on the run.
Franklin Equity Group Portfolio Manager Grant Bowers shares his outlook on inflation and recessionary risks and where he’s finding opportunities in US equities amid recent market volatility.
July was a surprisingly good month for financial markets, with the greatest monthly gains since 2020.
The latest raft of technology earnings is starting to show a clear divide between areas that may continue to grow and those that will most certainly suffer at the hands of a global economic slowdown.
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The Institute of Supply Management (ISM) has now released the July Services Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI). The headline Composite Index is at 56.7 percent after two months of contraction and is up 1.4 from 55.3 last month. Today's number came in above the Investing.com forecast of 53.5 percent.
U.S. equities finished mixed in choppy trading amid a host of data, events and cautious Fedspeak driving sentiment.
After getting thrashed in the era of low interest rates, the last remaining hedge fund managers dedicated to the world of foreign exchange are in fighting spirits this year.
The long-running active versus passive debate has become even more heated than usual during the recent stock market turmoil.
Much has been made of the market’s relationship with the Fed in recent months.
July was an illustration of the adage that “the market is not the economy.” US stocks had their best month in two years while the economy received discouraging news about both growth and inflation.
Investors expect Elon Musk to sell more shares of his electric carmaker Tesla Inc. by the end of 2022, according to the latest MLIV Pulse survey.
Our last update was on the 13th of July.
This morning the Institute for Supply Management published its monthly Manufacturing Report for July. The latest headline Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) was 52.8, a decrease of 0.2 from 53.0 the previous month and in expansion territory. Today's headline number was above the Investing.com forecast of 52.0.
So did the U.S. just enter a recession? It depends on who you ask.
Trading volume in the yuan-ruble pair increased to the highest ever this week and hit a daily record of 7.82 billion yuan ($1.16 billion) on Wednesday, according to Moscow Exchange data.
Amazon.com Inc. was the latest company to discuss its belt-tightening efforts this week.
The US economy is losing momentum heading into the back half of the year, highlighted by the government’s latest report card that showed weaker consumer spending and declines in business and residential investment.
Wealthy Americans, who were girding for the biggest set of tax increases in three decades just a year ago, now look mostly safe from higher levies for years to come.
The U.S. has experienced another quarter of reduced output, in the face of high inflation and rising interest rates.
I recently was asked by Patrick Schotanus of Edinburgh Business School to participate in their inaugural symposium on the subject of cognitive economics. The symposium took place at Panmure House, the final residence of the great economist Adam Smith, and the theme was the Market Mind Hypothesis (MMH), which Patrick developed.
The dreaded R word is looming over Americans as the economy contracts and the Federal Reserve raises rates.