One reason stocks have been hammered lately is that investors are worried that the U.S. economy is headed for a Europe-like swan dive. But is it?
Enough jobs, and the right kind of jobs, but no raises. On the bright side, the report may mean lower interest rates for a longer time
The ADP report for September is more of the same. So the Fed is slightly less likely to raise rates very soon -- or very fast.
If the time to be greedy is when others are worried, now may be a good time to buy stocks -- especially U.S. stocks.
A forecast exclusively for TheStreet suggests that even a simple change in the Fed's rhetoric on interest rates could have significant consequences.
Sales rise, but the Fed will still sit tight until there's movement on wages and part-time workers
Of all the things Congress and President Obama might do to hurt the stock market, closing tax loopholes on corporate tax 'inversion' mergers isn't one of them.
We all lived through August, and know job creation didn't just tank by 30%
Private employers added only 204,000 new jobs in August, narrowly missing forecasts. But August car sales and other data show the economy is still growing around 3% a year.
Crucial data on new home orders was soft, despite profits doubling. But traffic and deposits jumped in August. The real verdict is still to come.