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Market Snapshot: Dow rises some 300 points as stocks attempt recovery from two days of pummeling

Market Snapshot: Dow rises some 300 points as stocks attempt recovery from two days of pummeling

U.S. stocks staged a rebound Tuesday morning, after a multisession rout took the Nasdaq and the S&P 500 to their lowest levels since the autumn of 2017, and as investors… Read more »

Capitol Report: Chris Matthews predicts Trump may resign in ‘the coming weeks’ | Government shutdowns tend to boost Washington’s spending, economist says

Capitol Report: Chris Matthews predicts Trump may resign in ‘the coming weeks’ | Government shutdowns tend to boost Washington’s spending, economist says

By Money & Politics reporter The Hill reports that House Democrats are making plans for a prolonged shutdown that could start Saturday and last until Jan. 3. Chris Matthews predicts… Read more »

NewsWatch: Druckenmiller warns that the stock market is one big ‘mirage’ right now

NewsWatch: Druckenmiller warns that the stock market is one big ‘mirage’ right now

MARKETWATCH FRONT PAGE Our call of the day comes from a guy once referred to as the “greatest investor of all time” — Stanley Druckenmiller who says the Fed is… Read more »

Metals Stocks: Gold near 1-week high, underpinned by a weaker dollar as Fed update on tap

Metals Stocks: Gold near 1-week high, underpinned by a weaker dollar as Fed update on tap

Gold was pinned near roughly one-week highs early Tuesday, its action limited, however, as a leading dollar index slipped but stocks looked headed for a tepid recovery. Markets, broadly, are… Read more »

Need to Know: Druckenmiller warns that the stock market is one big ‘mirage’ right now

Need to Know: Druckenmiller warns that the stock market is one big ‘mirage’ right now

We are one day closer to seeing if Fed Chairman Jerome Powell tosses this market a life preserver. If the Fed holds off on a long-expected rate increase, you can… Read more »

Looking for a job in 2019 with no tech skills? Don’t rule out Google, Apple or Amazon

Looking for a job in 2019 with no tech skills? Don’t rule out Google, Apple or Amazon

By many measures, it’s never been a better time to be part of the American workforce. The job market in the U.S. is booming — with unemployment at a 49-year… Read more »

Economic Report: Housing starts increase in November, a rare bright spot for housing market

Economic Report: Housing starts increase in November, a rare bright spot for housing market

Construction worker framing a building against a sunny blue sky. The numbers: Housing starts ran at seasonally adjusted annual 1.256 million rate in November, the Commerce Department said Tuesday. That… Read more »

Europe Markets: European markets falter as oil prices plummet and Fed meeting looms

Europe Markets: European markets falter as oil prices plummet and Fed meeting looms

European markets were a mixed bag on Tuesday, as crude oil prices plummeted to new lows and investors remained jittery over an expected U.S. interest rate hike. Oil and energy… Read more »

Howard Gold's No-Nonsense Investing: Individual investors are wisely tuning out the idiocy of the Twitterverse

Howard Gold's No-Nonsense Investing: Individual investors are wisely tuning out the idiocy of the Twitterverse

If you read the financial press these days, you’d think investors were ready to jump out of windows. Lipper reported that in the week between Dec. 5 and Dec. 12,… Read more »

Outside the Box: The Texas Obamacare ruling’s biggest impact could be on insurance costs

Outside the Box: The Texas Obamacare ruling’s biggest impact could be on insurance costs

A Texas judge’s ruling late Friday that the provision of the Affordable Care Act requiring everyone be insured is unconstitutional and therefore the law doesn’t stand will almost certainly not… Read more »

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