List/Grid Monthly Archives: January 2018

The Tell: Strong momentum in stock prices persists for now

The Tell: Strong momentum in stock prices persists for now

The U.S. stock-market rally over the past year has elevated not only valuations to extreme levels, but also stretched various technical indicators, making it difficult to call the short-term top… Read more »

Market Snapshot: Dow ends above 26,000 as main stock indexes stage late-session rally

Market Snapshot: Dow ends above 26,000 as main stock indexes stage late-session rally

The Dow industrials on Wednesday staged a late rally to end above 26,000 for the first time ever, knocking out another round-number milestone at a history-setting pace for blue chips,… Read more »

Earnings Outlook: IBM heads into earnings on expected revenue gain, analyst optimism

Earnings Outlook: IBM heads into earnings on expected revenue gain, analyst optimism

Software and cloud growth are expected to be key in turning around several quarters of revenue declines at International Business Machines Corp. when Big Blue reports results Thursday. IBM IBM,… Read more »

Market Extra: Could China’s yuan replace the dollar as a reserve currency?

Market Extra: Could China’s yuan replace the dollar as a reserve currency?

The Chinese yuan, or renminbi, could give the dollar a run for its money one day, at least when it comes to being a major reserve currency, analysts say. Those… Read more »

Market Extra: Municipal bond funds see record inflows to kick off new year

Market Extra: Municipal bond funds see record inflows to kick off new year

It’s only been a month and municipal bond funds are on a tear. The Investment Company Institute estimated that muni bond funds saw net inflows of $3.1 billion for the… Read more »

Trump Today: Trump Today: President says he’s considering fine over China intellectual-property theft

Trump Today: Trump Today: President says he’s considering fine over China intellectual-property theft

President Donald Trump said Wednesday he’s considering fining China over intellectual-property theft, spoke with Kuwait’s leader and attended a Congressional Gold Medal ceremony for former Sen. Bob Dole. CHINA FINE… Read more »

In One Chart: Do CEOs earn too much money? This chart may help answer that question

In One Chart: Do CEOs earn too much money? This chart may help answer that question

This just in: CEOs are well compensated. Whether they are OVER-compensated, of course, is up for debate. In that spirit, this chart from cost-estimating website HowMuch.net offers some perspective on… Read more »

Capitol Report: The Trump Scoreboard: How the president measures up after 1 year in office

Capitol Report: The Trump Scoreboard: How the president measures up after 1 year in office

A year into office, President Donald Trump’s priorities haven’t changed — money, money, money. That was the testimony of Trump himself, as a candidate — “I like money. I’m very… Read more »

Ford shares sink to their lowest level in nearly two months

Ford shares sink to their lowest level in nearly two months

Shares of Ford Motor Co. were hovering at their lowest in nearly two months Wednesday, after the car maker painted a gloomy picture of its profit this year and posted… Read more »

Key Words: Trump administration stance on national parks ‘deeply disturbing,’ say resigning board members

Key Words: Trump administration stance on national parks ‘deeply disturbing,’ say resigning board members

Three-quarters of the seats on a bipartisan U.S. National Park Service advisory board are vacant as of this week, with those quitting citing Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s unwillingness to meet,… Read more »

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