4 Important Takeaways From the January Jobs Report

What the latest numbers mean for the Fed, interest rates and bonds.

Jim Cramer: The Merger of Politics and Stocks

It's the intertwining of Trump's fortunes with the stock market that allows investors to overlook all sorts of concerns that would normally have been paramount.

The Fed's Moves, Trading 5 Stocks, Coronavirus and the Market: Market Recon

It's no secret that the Fed would like to get out of the short-term repo business.

Casinos, Airlines Tumble as Hong Kong Stocks Resume in Punishing Fashion

The coronavirus outbreak from Wuhan has hit Hong Kong stocks hard as they resume trade. We won't know the impact on mainland listings until next week at the earliest.

Energy Stocks Are Due for a Face-Saving Rally

After all, it is nearly impossible to find a positive analyst on natural gas or oil.

The JOLTS Barometer, and the Best Bet on Bonds

There is no period in history where job growth slowed to a crawl and the economy didn't fall into recession.

The Week Ahead: Davos, Impeachment, PMI and 25 Key Earnings Reports to Watch

Almost 200 companies are slated to report quarterly results, including 43 S&P 500 constituents.

Kass: 5 Big Surprises That Could Impact Markets in 2020

Surprises in the political arena and in corporate profitability are my most important deviations from the consensus.

Slower Job Growth Isn't Okay

A crucial question going forward is what will trend employment growth be?

What We Learned From the December FOMC Minutes

The Committee members seem to be cautiously optimistic, and this fits well with their decision to keep rates on hold.