Market Movers: June FOMC Meeting

Market Movers: June FOMC Meeting

Is the Fed swayed by market action?

Still Room to Breathe on the S&P

Still Room to Breathe on the S&P

On Tuesday, topping 2900 looked like a climb too high for the S&P, but let's see what the indicators say.

Market Gets Character Change, But Maybe Not for Better

Market Gets Character Change, But Maybe Not for Better

While some profit-taking was overdue, the question now is whether this is simply a refresh pause or a signal that the indices are set to roll over.

Goldman Says Fed Won't Cut Rates This Year; Trump Renews Powell, FOMC Criticism

Goldman Says Fed Won't Cut Rates This Year; Trump Renews Powell, FOMC Criticism

Goldman Sachs analysts aren't expecting the Federal Reserve to lower interest rates before the end of the year, according to a note published Monday, even as investors price in a 60% of at least three cuts from the Open Markets Committee and President Donald Trump renews his criticism of the central bank's chairman.

I Step Out, the Market Rallies

I Step Out, the Market Rallies

Let's check out what happened while I was away.

How Do Municipal Bonds Work and How Do You Calculate Yields?

How Do Municipal Bonds Work and How Do You Calculate Yields?

To compare the yield on a municipal bond and a taxable bond, you have to calculate either the taxable-equivalent yield of the muni bond or the after-tax yield of the taxable bond.

These Are the Forces Driving the Bond Rally

These Are the Forces Driving the Bond Rally

The unusual shape of the yield curve is sending mixed signals.

Jim Cramer: How Can Bad Be Good? It's Easy Now That the Fed Blinked

Jim Cramer: How Can Bad Be Good? It's Easy Now That the Fed Blinked

Anything weak is a positive to be excited about and anything strong is a nightmare because that might stiffen Powell's resolve to keep rates where they are instead of cutting them.

How to Play AMD's Hot Hand in the Chip Sector

How to Play AMD's Hot Hand in the Chip Sector

This trade offers everything I'm looking for in defined risk and upside target.

Fed Minutes Show the Market Needs to Rethink Its Rate-Cut Expectations

Fed Minutes Show the Market Needs to Rethink Its Rate-Cut Expectations

When it comes to inflation, the Fed may be risking their credibility.