For U.S. Manufacturers Hit by Trade War, the Recession Is Already Here

For U.S. Manufacturers Hit by Trade War, the Recession Is Already Here

The Institute for Supply Management's gauge of factory output falls more than expected, to 49.1%, below the 50% threshold that indicates a contraction in manufacturing activity.

6 Reasons Why You Shouldn't Buy Treasuries Now

6 Reasons Why You Shouldn't Buy Treasuries Now

Bonds got ahead of themselves and there were number of factors at work.

S&P 500's Worst Month of the Year Is Here -- Real Risks Not Vanishing Either

S&P 500's Worst Month of the Year Is Here -- Real Risks Not Vanishing Either

Historical charts and fundamentals show stocks are risky right now.

Consumer Sentiment Fell in July to Lowest of Trump Era, Survey Shows

Consumer Sentiment Fell in July to Lowest of Trump Era, Survey Shows

Consumer sentiment plunged more than expected last month to its lowest level of President Donald Trump's presidency, a monthly survey by the University of Michigan shows.

U.S. Inflation Stays Muted in July Though New China Tariffs Loom This Weekend

U.S. Inflation Stays Muted in July Though New China Tariffs Loom This Weekend

Prices on consumer purchases, excluding food and energy, rise by 0.2% in July, leaving them up 1.6% over the past 12 months, unchanged from the June pace. Consumers increased their spending, even though growth slipped in personal income.

Bitcoin Is Not Yet a Safe Haven

Bitcoin Is Not Yet a Safe Haven

Despite talk of bitcoin graduating to safe-haven status, the cryptocurrency still has routine 10 percent intraday moves.

Retail Investors: How to Protect Against the Sell-Off Strategists Predict

Retail Investors: How to Protect Against the Sell-Off Strategists Predict

Here's a standard playbook for how to protect against a sell-off. Beware, there are risks and there are no free lunches.

Stunning Treasury Rally Is Likely in Its Final Stage

Stunning Treasury Rally Is Likely in Its Final Stage

There are two big reasons why the odds of Treasuries moving higher from here are dismal.

Yield Curve Points to May '20 Recession, December '19 Stock Selloff, Stifel Says

Yield Curve Points to May '20 Recession, December '19 Stock Selloff, Stifel Says

Investment bank says historical trends indicate the U.S. will see a recession next May. Stocks would sell off roughly five months beforehand.

U.S. Economy Grows 2% in Second Quarter, Slower Than Previously Estimated

U.S. Economy Grows 2% in Second Quarter, Slower Than Previously Estimated

The U.S. government's Bureau of Economic Analysis reduces its estimate of second-quarter gross domestic product growth to 2%, from an initial estimate of 2.1%.