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The 2017 holiday shopping season has begun. That means Black Friday deals, long checkout lines, and a focus on the retail industry as investors try to determine the potential impacts to the stock market.read more
Major indexes posted solid gains amid another quiet pre-holiday trading session; Tax reform remains the focus despite Congress’ recess. S&P 500 Index +0.7%, Dow +0.7%, Nasdaq +1.0%, Russell 2000 Index +1.0%.read more
In response to the 2008–2009 financial crisis, there was substantial intervention by the Federal Reserve (Fed) in the form of low interest rates and asset purchase programs, known as quantitative easing.read more
Domestic markets finished broadly higher in quiet pre-holiday trading session; small caps led major indexes. S&P 500 Index +0.1%, Dow +0.3%, Nasdaq +0.1%, Russell 2000 Index +0.7%.read more
Excluding the hurricane-riddled insurance sector, Corporate America produced its third straight quarter of double-digit earnings growth.read more