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With China Easing on Trade, Stocks Rise But Treasury Yields Stay Put

With China Easing on Trade, Stocks Rise But Treasury Yields Stay Put

Here's everything you need to know in markets given China's conciliatory stance on trade.

Optimism Wanes at U.S. Small Businesses as Recession Warnings Mount

Optimism Wanes at U.S. Small Businesses as Recession Warnings Mount

The National Federation of Independent Business says its optimism index falls by 1.6 points to a reading of 103.1 in August.

Market Moves Appear Decent, but Don't Be Deceived

Market Moves Appear Decent, but Don't Be Deceived

This is some of the most unusual market action that we have seen in a while, and increased vigilance and defense are paramount.

Recession Fears Are Here to Stay as Risks Abound

Recession Fears Are Here to Stay as Risks Abound

A top wealth manager is warning of a recession more each day, it seems.

September Market Outlook: Is it Hurricane Season for Investors?

September Market Outlook: Is it Hurricane Season for Investors?

In his September market outlook, Rob Isbitts advises investors to prepare for the worst, while looking for ways to take advantage of whatever comes next.

How Deeply Will the Fed Cut? Bank of America, Initially a Skeptic, Goes All In

How Deeply Will the Fed Cut? Bank of America, Initially a Skeptic, Goes All In

In early July, economists with Bank of America argued that the U.S. economy was strong enough that the Federal Reserve didn't need to cut interest rates. A week later, they backtracked and joined the consensus betting on a July rate cut, which happened. Now, the bank's economists are predicting three more cuts before the year is out.

Your Need to Know - Global Yields Move Higher

Your Need to Know - Global Yields Move Higher

U.S. stocks near all-time highs.

A Very Mixed Market

A Very Mixed Market

There aren't any major themes developing and the thinner small caps are particularly lifeless.

Negative Interest Rates in the U.S.? The Federal Reserve Might Have to Go There

Negative Interest Rates in the U.S.? The Federal Reserve Might Have to Go There

Combined borrowings of the Federal Reserve and U.S. Treasury Department have more than doubled since the 2008 financial crisis to $26.3 trillion. But in the topsy-turvy world of modern monetary policy and negative interest rates, investors might have to start paying to lend money to the government, a new Bank of America report suggests.

There's a Silver Lining for Investors Following Weak Jobs Report

There's a Silver Lining for Investors Following Weak Jobs Report

Here's how to read complex economic data and how to invest for 2019 and 2020.