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The Waiting Game

The waiting isn't much fun but there will be great trading opportunities when news on the tariffs finally hits.

Jim Cramer: Markets, What Happened This Year, and the 1-2 Punch That Concerns Me

Let me take a stab at what's going on here.

The American Consumer Is Doing Just Fine, Thank You

Consumer and investor sentiment seem rock solid at the moment.

A Week Fraught With Peril, Yield Curve, Gold, Trading Target: Market Recon

Will President Trump's administration move ahead with plans to turn up the heat on China in such a way that U.S. consumers for the first time share some of that pain?

The Cold War With China Already Is On, So Here's What to Do Next: Market Recon

Plus, checking in on the yield curve, the Put/Call Ratio, political gamesmanship here and abroad, and a handful of tech names.

A December to Remember: A Look at Fed Action from Last Year

Let's look back to a year ago this month, when most investors saw volatility and a lack of liquidity; and then turn to now, as the tariff deadline looms and the VIX vs. VIX futures gap widens.

5 Catty Responses to the Bulls' Narrative

This year's market performance clearly indicates the bulls are winning, but their arguments may not hold in the coming year.

Fed Gov. Brainard Gives Clues to Slowdown Strategy

Influential Federal Reserve Governor Lael Brainard spoke this week about how the Fed might combat a recession -- investors should listen up.

Fed Minutes Offer Clues on Possibility of Dec. Rate Cut

It appears that an overwhelming amount of bad news would be needed for the Fed to cut in December, but 2020 is a different story.

Standing Firm on China, Yield Curve Vigilance and Calling AT&T: Market Recon

Plus, we check out the latest negative headline on Boeing.