Striking Options: Tariffs, Equities, Rates

Striking Options: Tariffs, Equities, Rates

Why is the S&P 500 taking the latest round of tariffs in stride?

3 Currencies to Watch in a Bear Market for Gold

3 Currencies to Watch in a Bear Market for Gold

Gold is down almost 9 percent in 2018, and these currencies are dropping with it.

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.

Market Movers: Central Bank Meetings

Market Movers: Central Bank Meetings

Will the ECB and BOE maintain their interest rate path?

Striking Options: NASDAQ, FX, and Equities

Striking Options: NASDAQ, FX, and Equities

Stronger-than-expected jobs data along with heightened trade concerns over U.S.-China is giving boost to the U.S. dollar.

Why the U.S. Dollar Is Rising Amid Trade Tension

Why the U.S. Dollar Is Rising Amid Trade Tension

Investors are buying U.S. dollars because unlike other countries, growth in the U.S. is strong. (Sponsored)

U.S. Stock Futures Rebound as Emerging Markets Tumble into Bear Territory

U.S. Stock Futures Rebound as Emerging Markets Tumble into Bear Territory

Global stocks extended declines Thursday as emerging market equities teetered on the edge of bear market territory and investors braced for another potentially damaging escalation in the ongoing trade war between the U.S. and China.

What Is Inflation in Economics? Definition, Causes & Examples

What Is Inflation in Economics? Definition, Causes & Examples

Inflation is the rate at which the prices of goods and services rise. Why do those prices rise, what are the effects, and what happens if they rise too much?

Let's Size Up Opportunity in a Smattering of Underperformers, Shall We?

Let's Size Up Opportunity in a Smattering of Underperformers, Shall We?

From beaten-down currencies to U.S. Treasurys, it's always valuable to assess the prospects of various asset classes.

Jackson Hole Symposium: A Time of Reflection, or...

Jackson Hole Symposium: A Time of Reflection, or...

I don't believe Powell will go away from the Fed's message - slow rate hikes.