NY Fed Conducts $75 Billion Repo Operation as Overnight Funding Rate Surges

NY Fed Conducts $75 Billion Repo Operation as Overnight Funding Rate Surges

The New York branch of the U.S. Federal Reserve said Tuesday that will add as much as $75 billion in cash to broader markets in order to hold the Fed's key rate inside its target range.

Which Big Banks Have the Most to Lose from Fed Rate Cuts?

Which Big Banks Have the Most to Lose from Fed Rate Cuts?

The banks potentially most negatively impacted by falling rates and a flattening curve would be Bank of America and Wells Fargo.

Why It's a Good Time to Consider Dividend-Paying Stocks

Why It's a Good Time to Consider Dividend-Paying Stocks

Mark Hulbert notes dividend-stock strategies may be out of favor, but these days, they can provide not only a higher yield but also growth potential.

Probability of Two Fed Rate Cuts Falls as Optimism on US China Trade Deal Rises

Probability of Two Fed Rate Cuts Falls as Optimism on US China Trade Deal Rises

Trade war optimism lifted stock last week. Monday, stocks fell as the chances the Fed cuts rates twice in 2019 dropped considerably.

Should You Buy the Dip in Bonds?

Should You Buy the Dip in Bonds?

Bond prices have been hammered this month. Is now the time to buy the dip or stay clear of the selloff?

Market Turns Optimistic on Growth - What to Watch for Next

A lot happened Friday. Here's how to think about your portfolio going forward.

Music 'Still Playing' in Junk-Bond Market Even After Ford Hit With Downgrade

Music 'Still Playing' in Junk-Bond Market Even After Ford Hit With Downgrade

Risks are growing in the junk-bond market as low interest rates spur higher risk-taking on the part of yield-hungry investors, Bank of America warns in a new report.

US Treasury Yields Extend Surge; Adding to Trump Pressure Into Fed Rate Decision

US Treasury Yields Extend Surge; Adding to Trump Pressure Into Fed Rate Decision

U.S. Treasury bond yields extended their seemingly-relentless rise Friday, taking benchmark notes to the highest levels since late July and adding a further layer of complexity to next week's Federal Reserve rate decision.

U.S. Retail Sales Stagnated in August, Following Amazon's 'Prime Day' in July

U.S. Retail Sales Stagnated in August, Following Amazon's 'Prime Day' in July

After robust retail sales in July, thanks to Amazon's Prime Day event and discounts from competing stores, consumers reined in their spending in August, the Census Bureau says.

ECB Lowers Interest Rates -- Watch These Five EU-Exposed Stocks

ECB Lowers Interest Rates -- Watch These Five EU-Exposed Stocks

Out of all the EU-exposed companies, here are five of the most exposed and most sensitive to the economic cycle in the eurozone.