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.

Risk Assessment, ETNs, Inflation Thoughts, Trading Citigroup: Market Recon

What we have learned is that the holiday season outweighed the last weekly options expiration event of the decade for most investors/trader types. More of the same this week?

Data Points to Strong U.S. Economy, Further Quashing Recession Fears

Some signs show Japan and Europe are hitting bumps as the year winds down.

The Week Ahead: Sentiment, Philly Fed and 15 Key Earnings Reports to Watch

This week brings key results from Micron, Nike and FedEx, among others.

Sunday's Tariffs Deadline Looms Over China, But Markets Remain Sanguine

The United States will automatically raise trade duties on close to US$160 billion in Chinese goods on Sunday, unless it issues a formal reprieve. Could we be in for a nasty surprise?