Longer term, profits and profit forecasts are the leading driver of equities. Shorter term, sentiment can be influenced by different factors.
To varying degrees, the macroeconomic environment, the Fed, global central banks, and geopolitical issues impact market...
October is behind us and the midterms are over. Well, not if you live in Florida, but that's another matter. Back to the matter at hand. Investors looking for rest from recent market volatility have yet to find any relief.
Psychology has taken an unsettling turn and...
The DJIA has yet to close at a new high, but the S&P 500 Index, Russell 2000 Index, and NASDAQ all set records on Friday. And it's not just a few large-cap stocks swaying the indexes.
The Value Line Index, which is an equal-weighted index, is also at a new high. Put...