How to Predict the U.S. Unemployment Rate as Trump's Economy Slows

How to Predict the U.S. Unemployment Rate as Trump's Economy Slows

Recent data show President Trump's economy is slowing, less than two years after he campaigned for $1.5 trillion of federal-deficit-boosting tax cuts on a promise of faster long-term growth.

U.S. Private Employers Added 102,000 Jobs in June, Fewer Than Expected, ADP Says

U.S. Private Employers Added 102,000 Jobs in June, Fewer Than Expected, ADP Says

Private companies add a net 102,000 jobs in June, according to the payroll firm Automatic Data Processing. Economists had expected an increase of 140,000 jobs.

Investors Bought ETFs in June at Fastest Pace in 17 Months

Investors Bought ETFs in June at Fastest Pace in 17 Months

Following a wave of fee cuts by firms including TD Ameritrade, net issuance of ETFs surges to about $54 billion in June, on track for the highest monthly level since January 2018.

Trump's Economy May Be Too Strong for Federal Reserve Rate Cuts: Bank of America

Trump's Economy May Be Too Strong for Federal Reserve Rate Cuts: Bank of America

Despite a slowdown, U.S. manufacturers are still in expansion mode, and that may make it harder for the Federal Reserve to justify interest-rate cuts, Bank of America says in a new report.

Will the Fed Cut Rates in July? Six Key Dates to Watch

Will the Fed Cut Rates in July? Six Key Dates to Watch

Any surprises in key data could seal the deal for a rate cut at the Federal Reserve July 30-31 meeting.

Stocks and Bonds Can Have a Complicated Relationship

Stocks and Bonds Can Have a Complicated Relationship

Federal Reserve policy over the last decade has at times thrown off the traditional relationship between equities and Treasuries.

Low Expectations on a China Deal Is Not Bothering the Market

Low Expectations on a China Deal Is Not Bothering the Market

Despite stories of possibly higher tariffs on imports, the market sees little reaction.

Defensive Investors Face a Huge Risk and It Has Everything to Do With the Fed

Defensive Investors Face a Huge Risk and It Has Everything to Do With the Fed

A top Wells Fargo strategist breaks down the risk in holding 'risk free' treasuries right now.

Bored Traders Prove Easily Lured by Shiny Coin

Bored Traders Prove Easily Lured by Shiny Coin

With lackluster indexes, traders were drawn to wild action in bitcoin.

Be Careful What You Wish for When Hoping the Fed Cuts Rates

Be Careful What You Wish for When Hoping the Fed Cuts Rates

It could be a few rate cuts would improve business sentiment, but watch out if the Fed needs to keep cutting.