Jul 31, 2015
As speculation continues over when and whether the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates, Patrick Chovanec, Chief Strategist of Silvercrest Asset management, listed several headwinds revealed in updated GDP figures, including the drop in oil prices.
Jul 30, 2015
As expected, July has passed without the FOMC acting to raise interest rates, as the Fed remained resolutely behind the curve, with some present and former Fed presidents saying it should have acted a year ago.
Jul 29, 2015
Jim Paulsen, chief investment strategist and economist at Wells Capital Management, looks forward to the Fed "finally turning the monetary boat" and raising rates "for the first time in about a decade."
Jul 28, 2015
As China struggles to prop up its stock market, Ed Dempsey, CIO at Pension Partners, says the U.S. market has been taking its cues overnight from what is happening in China and "no one knows exactly how much leverage is in those stocks."
Jul 27, 2015
Last week ended on a desultory note. Perhaps it's just the dog days, but analysts and traders had some thoughts worth contemplating.
Jul 24, 2015
Analysts were stunned as Amazon surged 83 points after it reported earnings up more than 20%.
Jul 23, 2015
Gary Bradshaw, of Hodges Capital Management, sees consumer resistance to sparkling beverages, as well as the strong dollar, "really hurting the revenues and earnings" of Coca-Cola (KO).
Jul 22, 2015
The U.S. is virtually an Apple Inc. republic. Apple reported earnings this week, and analysts were mostly supportive and admiring, as usual. The first two clips represent some interesting comments, admittedly a small sample.