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5:38 a.m. July 22, 2021 - By Barbara Kollmeyer
An 'above-average growth story' is about to unfold. 3 stocks to play it from a top-performing fund manager.Our call of the day comes from a fund manager who sees a growth story unfolding in quarters to come.
3:56 a.m. July 19, 2021 - By Jeffry Bartash
Prices are soaring and Americans aren't happy about it. Don't worry, says the Fed.Americans aren't happy about higher inflation and how much it's costing them, but not to worry the Federal Reserve says. Here's why (and why the Fed might be too lax).
12:18 p.m. July 15, 2021 - By William Watts
U.S. stocks close mixed after Powell reiterates expectations for inflation pressures to fadeU.S. stocks closed mixed on Thursday, with the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite bouncing off session lows in mid-afternoon after investors weighed mostly upbeat U.S. economic data, corporate earnings reports, and a second day of testimony by Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell.
11:45 a.m. July 15, 2021 - By Mark DeCambre
10-year Treasury yields sink beneath 1.30% as Powell says uneasy Fed still sees inflation recedingLong-dated Treasury yields retreat Thursday as Federal Reserve Chairman Powell said that a recent bout of high inflation has left the central bank “not comfortable” but undaunted in the belief that inflation, hanging well above the levels consistent with the central bank’s objectives of a 2% annual rate, would eventually recede.
10:08 a.m. July 15, 2021 - By Jeffry Bartash
Inflation is going to ease. Just be patient, Chicago Fed's Evans saysThe president of the Chicago Federal Reserve said he still thinks a surge in U.S. inflation this year will largely fade away by 2022, though he admitted he's less certain about how quickly it will happen.
5:05 a.m. June 28, 2021 -
Microsoft Rides Its Cloud Business to a $2 Trillion Market Cap. It’s Not Done Yet. The software giant joins Apple in an exclusive club of the largest companies by value in the world. And one analyst believes that the company’s cloud business has upside of another 20%.
4:53 a.m. June 28, 2021 -
United Airlines, Constellation Brands, Walgreens, Micron, and Other Stocks to Watch This Week Companies reporting or hosting investor days this week include Micron, United Airlines, Constellation Brands, Walgreens, and ConocoPhillips. Plus, jobs Friday.
3:56 a.m. June 24, 2021 -
What’s Behind Tesla’s Big Gains Biden to meet with senators on tentative bipartisan infrastructure deal, banks await results of their annual stress tests, and other news to start your day.
1:00 a.m. June 24, 2021 -
The Federal Reserve Is at the Nexus of the Inflation Debate Through rate-setting and broader monetary policy, central bankers try to steer the economy to maximum employment and stable prices. That's gotten difficult lately as unemployment remains elevated and inflation spikes. Matthew C. Klein takes a look at the who, how, and why behind the Fed.
6:28 a.m. June 21, 2021 -
Investors: Prepare for a Volatile Summer. The central bank puts an expiration date on its emergency powers. That uncertainty has already begun to ripple through bond markets and riled relatively quiet stocks.
11:00 a.m. June 20, 2021 -
Stocks to Watch This Week Companies speaking with investors this week include Nike, FedEx, Johnson & Johnson, GlaxoSmithKline, and Darden Restaurants. Plus, PMIs, durable goods orders, and personal income and consumption.
3:55 p.m. June 18, 2021 -
Energy Giants Have a Potential New Gusher With oil prices rising and demand high, the battered industry has been increasing its dividend yield. That’s an appealing prospect for yield-hungry investors.
3:51 a.m. June 18, 2021 -
U.S. Airlines Can Fly to Europe Again Federal offices closed, exchanges open for Juneteenth holiday, Senate Democrats are drafting a $6 trillion reconciliation package, Affordable Care Act survives third serious legal challenge, and other news to start your day.
11:34 a.m. June 9, 2021 - By Andrea Riquier
The Fed's COVID-era municipal lending program worked for IllinoisThe program helped the lowest-rated state borrow for cash flow purposes, a Chicago Fed report shows.
2:10 p.m. June 3, 2021 - By Abby Schultz
Individuals Represent ‘Untapped Potential’ for Community InvestmentA U.S. Impact Investing Alliance report for the Federal Reserve Bank of New York details sources of community capital, and how it needs to grow
12:21 p.m. June 2, 2021 -
The Fed's Take on the Economy—From Growth to Inflation Things are picking up as the pandemic eases. But the labor market and supply chain snags are concerns in the central bank's beige book.
7:34 a.m. May 29, 2021 - By Mark Hulbert
Bitcoin holders have no choice but to trust in Chinese crypto minersTwo-thirds of the world’s bitcoin mining power is based in China, leaving the cryptocurrency potentially vulnerable.
4:56 p.m. May 28, 2021 -
Tax Hikes Alone Won’t Pay for President Biden’s Budget Plan If passed, the administration’s $6 trillion budget could overheat the economy, threatening to boost historically low interest rates.
4:46 p.m. May 28, 2021 -
100 Years Later: The Tulsa Massacre’s Impact John Rogers, founder of Ariel Investments, spoke with Barron’s about his maternal great-grandfather, who saw his business destroyed.
12:46 p.m. May 28, 2021 - By Christine Idzelis
U.S. stocks close higher, ending week on good economic data despite inflationU.S. stocks closed higher Friday, booking weekly gains with support from data confirming an economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic, despite inflation running at its highest annual rate in about 13 years.
6:14 a.m. May 26, 2021 - By Quentin Fottrell
Millions of George Floyds ‘It’s become a perfected art of demonizing Black men’‘It’s become a perfected art of demonizing Black men.’
5:51 p.m. May 25, 2021 - By Quentin Fottrell
Why are ‘Karens’ so angry? Such incidents have not gone away. Instead, they’ve become another depressingly ubiquitous feature of modern lifeSuch incidents have not gone away. Instead, they’ve become another depressingly ubiquitous feature of modern life.
4:51 a.m. May 15, 2021 - By Christine Idzelis
‘Jammed and distorted’: investors are wrestling with inflation that may test the Fed’s frameworkInvestors are facing volatile markets as inflationary pressures build. ‘A surge in prices could put the Fed’s new average inflation-targeting framework to the test,’ says JPMorgan’s David Kelly.
12:45 p.m. May 14, 2021 -
Rx for Retiree and Consumer Finances: Spending More on Government Healthcare Medicaid and Medicare reduce consumer indebtedness and make it easier to pay other bills. That alone could make it worth spending more on healthcare, writes Matthew C. Klein.
12:25 p.m. May 10, 2021 - By Greg Robb
Trio of Fed officials see strong labor market despite weak April report, but disagree on taper timingThree Federal Reserve officials on Monday say they didn't think the jobs market was stalling, even if employment figures in April were far below expectations.
12:34 p.m. May 5, 2021 - By Mark DeCambre
Dow books 22nd record close of 2021, but tech stocks slip for 4th dayU.S. stocks closed mostly higher Wednesday, despite concerns about rising inflation and the eventual pull back of flush monetary policy as the economy reopens in the wake of the pandemic.
1:05 p.m. April 11, 2021 - By Mark DeCambre
Bitcoin bull Novogratz says U.S. faces 'existential crisis' if it can't engineer a digital dollar soonWealthy investor Mike Novogratz says that the U.S. has its fate in its own hands but will be at a dire competitive disadvantage if it doesn't come up with a digital dollar soon.
7:52 a.m. April 7, 2021 - By Greg Robb
Strong March job gains don't call for change to the easy policy stance, Fed officials sayThe strong employment gains in March were good news but don't mean there should be any change in loose monetary policy, several Fed officials say.
3:27 a.m. March 29, 2021 -
Chewy, Walgreens, Lululemon, Micron, BioNTech and Other Stocks to Watch This Week Earnings reports from Chewy, Lululemon, McCormick, Micron, Walgreens, and CarMax. Plus, jobs Friday, manufacturing PMIs, and consumer confidence data.
4:37 p.m. March 26, 2021 -
Intel Presents a $20 Billion Bill for a Turnaround. Investors Don’t Like It. The semiconductor giant’s CEO presents a plan to build two new chip factories, create a division to manufacture for others, and seek partners on its own new chips. The cost isn’t small.
11:36 a.m. March 25, 2021 - By Greg Robb
Fed might not raise interest rates until 2024, Evans saysThe Federal Reserve might not raise its short-term interest rate until 2024, said Chicago Fed President Charles Evans on Thursday.
1:14 p.m. March 23, 2021 - By Mark DeCambre
Nasdaq ends 1.2% higher, Dow and S&P 500 snap 2-day skid as Treasury yields retreatU.S. stock benchmarks closed higher Monday, following last week's losses for all three major indexes, as investors weigh brightening economic prospects against worries that interest rates will climb faster than anticipated.
6:06 a.m. March 22, 2021 -
What Bond Investors Are Watching This Week: Plenty of Fedspeak Officials including Chairman Jerome Powell and Vice Chairman Richard Clarida are taking part in events where they may clarify or tweak their messaging on monetary policy.
3:27 a.m. March 22, 2021 -
GameStop, Adobe, Honeywell, Darden Restaurants, and Other Stocks to Watch This Week GameStop earnings are on Tuesday, along with Adobe, General Mills, and Darden Restaurants also this week. Plus, durable goods, personal income and spending, and other economic data.
3:43 p.m. March 19, 2021 -
How the Big Tobacco Giants Can Survive the Last Smoker A Citigroup analyst looks at trends in cigarette smoking and the strategies of the two traditional giants, Philip Morris and Altria. His top pick: Philip Morris, for embracing reduced-risk nicotine more quickly than its U.S. rival.
1:35 p.m. March 4, 2021 -
Tech Selloff Continued After Powell's Speech Powell reiterated the Fed is unlikely to alter policy until it sees signs that the unemployment rate will drop significantly and that inflation will rise sustainably.
12:30 p.m. March 3, 2021 - By Mark DeCambre
Dow tumbles for second day, U.S. stocks swoon as bond yields flirt with year's highsU.S. stocks closed lower Wednesday, as benchmark bond yields climbed nearer to their highs of 2021 and a slate of fresh economic data came in mixed, despite progress on the vaccination front.
5:08 a.m. March 3, 2021 -
There Probably Won’t Be a Post-Covid Wave of Foreclosures Foreclosure moratoriums are set to expire at the end of June. Biden has proposed extending them through September.
11:49 a.m. Feb. 28, 2021 -
These 7 Value Stocks Will Benefit From an Economic Recovery Investors have favored growth stocks, especially technology, for a decade. But the environment is ripe for a return to value, says John Rogers, CEO of Ariel Investments.
5:00 p.m. Feb. 26, 2021 -
Scorched Stock Bulls Learn That Bonds Aren’t So Boring, After All Rise in yields clobbers equity market and bond prices. Why one bond fan nonetheless views the swoon as a “gift from the gods.”
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