JPMorgan's Dimon Finds Higher Interest Rates Aren't Profit Panacea

JPMorgan's Dimon Finds Higher Interest Rates Aren't Profit Panacea

JPMorgan Chase was supposed to benefit from higher interest rates. But CEO Jamie Dimon, like peers, is now contending with increased competition for deposits, potential losses on corporate bond portfolios and choppy trading markets that have sapped revenue.

Trump Jawboning Unlikely to Stop Federal Reserve From Raising Rates

Trump Jawboning Unlikely to Stop Federal Reserve From Raising Rates

President Donald Trump says the Fed is "loco" for moving too aggressively to raise U.S. interest rates. And his arguments for saying so aren't entirely, well, crazy. But Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell says higher rates are needed to prevent future inflation. And when it comes to monetary policy, he's got the power.

Need Some Income for Your Portfolio? Consider Closed-End Funds

Need Some Income for Your Portfolio? Consider Closed-End Funds

One of the biggest perks to closed-end funds is that they offer an income stream and that can be a valuable part of your investment portfolio. Watch now for more.

U.S. Adds 134,000 Workers, Fewer Than Expected, as Jobless Rate Falls

U.S. Adds 134,000 Workers, Fewer Than Expected, as Jobless Rate Falls

A report Friday from the Department of Labor showed the U.S. added 134,000 jobs last month. That's a slowdown from the 207,000 jobs created in August.

Fed Chief Pats Self on Back as He Looks to Extend 'Hot Economy'

Fed Chief Pats Self on Back as He Looks to Extend 'Hot Economy'

The economy is running hot, without stoking runaway inflation, and Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell is claiming some of the credit -- thanks to new-and-improved methods used by central bankers to set U.S. interest rates.

3 Ways to Position Your Portfolio After the Latest Fed Rate Hike

3 Ways to Position Your Portfolio After the Latest Fed Rate Hike

Where the Fed stands, what to expect over the next few meetings, and what the market may not be pricing in yet.

Where the Fed Stands and How to Trade It

Where the Fed Stands and How to Trade It

There are 3 ways to position for more Fed hikes in 2019-2020 than the market has priced in.

Fed Raises U.S. Interest Rates as Trump Tax Cuts Heat Up Economy

Fed Raises U.S. Interest Rates as Trump Tax Cuts Heat Up Economy

The Federal Reserve raised interest rates by 0.25 percentage point to a range between 2% and 2.25%. Some Fed watchers speculate that the current rate-hiking cycle, begun in 2015, could come to an end -- or at least a pause -- as soon as next year.

Why 2018 Looks a Lot Like 2005

Why 2018 Looks a Lot Like 2005

Apply the lessons of that boring trading year to today's market.

US Bond Yields Rise as Treasury Adds Billions to Weekly Auctions to Fund Deficit

US Bond Yields Rise as Treasury Adds Billions to Weekly Auctions to Fund Deficit

U.S. Treasury yields continued to climb in early Friday trading, taking benchmark 10-year notes to a six week high and closer to the 3% threshold, as the cost of funding last year's Republican-led tax cuts continues to impact the world's biggest bond market.