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Moody's says the banking outlook is stable but there are headwinds ahead.
Despite that major department stores like Macy's (M) and Nordstrom (JWN) served up less-than-stellar third quarter earnings reports, the American consumer remains robust and ready to spend this holiday season.
China has announced that it is ending its one child policy and will now permit couples to have two children.
The S&P 500 has gone from flat for the year to down almost 8% in barely a week.
But the two-day rally has quickly made the markets look overbought again.
Business demand has rebounded, but consumers are still trying to catch up.
BlackRock and Bank of America also lead today's earnings parade.
Jim Cramer answers viewers' Twitter (TWTR) questions from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.
Where it began "Who does not know the truth is simply a fool, yet who knows the truth and calls it a lie is a criminal." -- Bertolt Brecht The rundown: U.S. futures are modestly lower: S&P 500 futures are down 5 points and Nasdaq futures are 11 hand...
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We can expect fundamentals and stock prices to improve further in the second half.
Where it began. The rundown: U.S. futures are higher this morning (S&P up 6 handles, Nasdaq up 18 handles). European stocks are climbing, too (by about 0.8%). Nikkei is up 0.88%. Within the Nikkei, all major sub-groups finished in the green. Telecom...
I'll be avoiding banks that have jumped into it once again.