But president should use position now to cut a deal with China on tariffs to avoid hammering consumer confidence.
Problems in the print are compounded by cautious management commentary on tariff pressures ahead.
Kohl's quickly reversed action, proving that management commentary is the key to preserving gains on the print.
The Chinese tech giant is charging hard to close August, adding hope for bulls betting on an inflection point.
Do you think the droves of Walmart shoppers, the bustling UPS drivers or the bean counters at Apple give a thought to the technical warning no one really understands? No.
Analysts are advising clients that LOW's stock is still too low ahead of earnings unlike HD.
OPEC has no idea how much oil prices can fall, but current prices are not acceptable to the organization.
After China's airline regulator put pressure on Hong Kong's main airline, pro-democracy protesters have decided to put pressure on the city's banks.
Nvidia is recovering well on Friday, but it may yet be in need of more help before climbing back to its 2018 heights.
Should the early low of the day hold on Friday, these shares will have bottomed at nearly the same price for three sessions in a row. Is that meaningful?
Nvidia's second-quarter profits were well below its year-ago earnings but were nicely ahead of analyst expectations.
With WMT's U.S. dominance, these are the two big waves of momentum it needs to ride to revalue shares in the long term.
U.S. retail sales have risen at WMT for an unparalleled consecutive 20 quarters.
Earnings misses, bad planning, and product-line execution problems are all hitting the retailer, but it's the macro woes that will also hurt its competitors.
The iconic retailer is late on strategy for Chinese import tariffs, short on expectations, and falling in numbers.
With Beijing amassing military hardware on Hong Kong's doorstep, it's worth counting the cost if the People's Liberation Army 'liberates' the city from pro-democracy protesters.
It's hard to put much stock in achieving real progress on trade talks with China, and with the yield curve inverting and global economies sagging it's time to be on guard in the markets.
The indexes exploded higher on headlines that President Donald Trump has delayed some of the tariffs on Chinese imports.
I wouldn't fault anyone for playing a long volatility position.
Here are the other companies that will get a boost from pushing the tax on imports to mid-December.
By delaying tariffs on Chinese imports, the president is proving he's probably the most stock-sensitive leader in U.S. history.
When considering how to trade this sort of action it is important to think about it in terms of game theory as that is how the computer programmers think.
My game plan is to wait to see how well this spike holds.
Who says late summer is quiet -- with the trade war with China escalating, the global economy slowing and volatility in the market rising, you better buckle up.
Beijing has begun to press Hong Kong businesses to do its bidding in combating the pro-democracy demonstrations in the city with a dubious ruling over staffing flights to China.
Plus, if you think equities have been on an upward trajectory, you might want to give them a second, longer-term look.
Here are some of the signs I'm seeing now.
Market players are finding some good excuses for selling today.
Plus, Friday morning's headlines are a little less rosy than the ones of the day before.
While the bond market has been offering a dose of reality, the U.S. stock market couldn't be more clueless to the heightened risk of a global financial meltdown.