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.
The new GDP numbers are strong, but Europe is too weak to fool with, and the Fed is still focused on labor market slack.
New home sales numbers disappoint, but they have a huge margin of error. If anything, they'll help stocks by keeping interest rates low.
Decade after IPO, Google has become everything investors thought it was -- and more
Retail sales in July were little changed, and Macy's reported a lower-than-expected profit, with Walmart and Nordstrom up next. But here's why retail figures should improve.