Market Turns Optimistic on Growth - What to Watch for Next

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

Weak Bond Action Is a Headscratcher

Weak Bond Action Is a Headscratcher

There doesn't seem to be any particularly fundamental reason for bonds to weaken to such a degree.

So, Everything's Good Again? Sorry, That's Just Not True

So, Everything's Good Again? Sorry, That's Just Not True

Here's the way you have to approach this market.

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.

The Federal Reserve Is Out of Options

The Federal Reserve Is Out of Options

With changing demographics and more price transparency, the Fed has less impact on the inflation rate than in past eras.

ECB Decision Gives TLT a Positive Tilt

ECB Decision Gives TLT a Positive Tilt

Take advantage of the NIRP-induced carry trade with this options trade.

Are We Approaching a Minsky Moment?

Are We Approaching a Minsky Moment?

A Minsky moment is when excessive speculation leads to excessive demand for credit and excessive leverage.

Market Movers: September FOMC Meeting

Market Movers: September FOMC Meeting

The market has high expectations for a September rate cut. Is now the right time?

Your Need to Know - Goodbye Summer Driving Season

Your Need to Know - Goodbye Summer Driving Season

As the summer driving season comes to a close, energy markets are absorbing the latest EIA data.

Managers Who Make This Move Are Betting on a Selloff -- But This Could Backfire

Managers Who Make This Move Are Betting on a Selloff -- But This Could Backfire

Some managers are moving into cash, a trend that stock investors don't want to see continue.