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Let's be frank: The third quarter was a mess for stocks. It doesn't much matter where the stocks were traded, except this: U.S. stocks in September were not a place you wanted to be. The Dow Jones...
Until August 26, the stock market had spent the month muddling. Just like most Augusts, Wall Street had gone on vacation. A long Labor Day weekend was coming. Not much to worry about, except Jay...
Stocks surged in July, with the major indexes enjoying their best gains since 2020. But the market is still off substantially for the year. The rally came despite the Federal Reserve boosting its key...
One must go a long way back—to 1970, in fact, to find a first-half as bad for investors as H1 2022.The S&P 500 fell nearly 21% in the half and 8.4% in June. For the year to date, the index...
For a brief, unhappy moment early in the afternoon of May 20, the S&P 500 hit 3,810.21, enough to push the broad market index to a loss of nearly 21% from its intraday peak set in January. A...
When April trading started, investors may have harbored some hope that the new month wouldn't be as wild as March had been. And indeed, it wasn't. It might have been worse. April—normally one of...
Stocks finished higher in March after two months of losses at the start of 2022. It was a chaotic month as stocks rebounded from the selloff that began at the very end of 2021 and slumped as much as...
It seems like much more than just 11 days ago that St. Louis Fed President James Bullard said the US central bank needed to bump up its short-term interest rate to 1% by July 1. Bullard was responding...
The lumbering giant known as the US Federal Reserve is awake and worried. It's concerned about the inflation triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic and its effects on energy prices and global supply...
After markets produced some of the biggest gains in the last 20 years during 2021, what can investors expect next? History suggests that the momentum should continue in 2022, but investors could also...