Wells Fargo Advisors Scott Wren says recent market volatility is good for retail investors and recommends cyclical stocks, but says investors should avoid defensive stocks.
Gold tumbles as strong retail sales offset worries about crisis in Ukraine and increasing demand in China.
Though the stock market is pulling back, there isn't much in the gold space to push the yellow metal decidedly higher, says Grafite Capital options trader Mihir Dange.
President Obama on Tuesday declares National Equal Pay Day in an effort to narrow the pay gap between men and women.
The long-term share of unemployment dipped in March, making executive recruiters optimistic for an improving labor sector through the spring.
Following the Bre-X gold deposit fraud of the mid 1990s, the project manager of the land, Michael de Guzman, disappeared. Author Alfred Lenarciak discusses his fictional book based on a real-life discussion in Italy with a man who described the life and "death" of de Guzman.
The March jobs report looks pretty good to many economists and analysts, but others continue to argue 192,000 new payrolls looked bad.
Gold prices surge by $15 an ounce, despite a report that showed the U.S. economy added 192,000 jobs in March.
The Wharton School professor of management Peter Cappelli says March posted a good jobs report and the unseasonably cold weather drag on the economy seems to already be subsiding.
While government jobs fell, an uptick in construction and small change in financial services employment suggests the labor market was improving quicker than expected following cold weather; a good sign for April.