We've Got a Double Whammy of Jobs Plus Fed News: Market Recon

How all this, plus things like the housing market's New Home Sales, are helping support the market.

Turbulent Week Shows Importance of Focusing on Price Action

I have been preaching that we need to stay focused on price action more than anything else. This week was a particularly good illustration of why.

Housing Shows Signs of Perking Up

Among the encouraging signs: Applications for home loans recently hit a nine-year peak and new home sales in March posted a 16-month high.

Netflix Taking a Knife to a Gunfight with Disney, Apple, Plus Bitcoin

Bitcoin, the most famous of all crypto-currencies, has enjoyed something of a rebound of late.

Prepping for Next Week's Fed Meeting and a Deluge of Economic Data

Here's what we could hear and how it would impact the debt and equity markets.

There's Reason to Be Concerned About Valley National Bancorp Shares

Smaller banks such as Valley are staring down some headwinds.

It Was All About the Stimulus, Not Fundamentals

China's massive spending spree evident in the first quarter is in the past now. Here is what it means.

Kass: A Week Rich in Macroeconomic Data

We are getting wholesale differences in the interpretation of the future trajectory of domestic economic growth.

Bears Suffer Another Setback Heading Into the Heart of Earnings Season

With a friendly Fed, a tight labor market and data like March retail sales, the chances for upside surprises are good.

Treasury TIPS Are Still a Bad Bet

TIPS just don't have the volatility to produce a big payoff, either in the breakeven or the resulting price action.