|Bid||0.00 x 0|
|Ask||0.00 x 0|
|Day's Range||34.70 - 35.26|
|52 Week Range||34.70 - 153.48|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.89%|
Earnings season technically got underway last week with 17 of the S&P 500 constituent companies reporting.
As per the September ADP Employment Report, there was a major drop in the number of jobs created in the trade, transport, and utility sector.
In September, Fed Vice Chair Stanley Fisher submitted his resignation, citing personal circumstances, and will step down in mid-October.
Since the September 20 statement, markets have turned skeptical about whether the Fed will be able to go ahead with its December rate hike plan.
In general, tax cuts are considered positive. Lower corporate and individual taxes boost consumers’ spending power, which increases the demand for goods. This demand results in higher economic growth and…...
In a recent post by Project Syndicate, Nobel laureate and Yale economics professor Robert Shiller said that stock markets (SPY) are dangerously close to a bear market. Professor Shiller’s cyclically adjusted…...
After years of ultra-loose monetary policy, global markets are beginning to realize they may have to wave goodbye to easy money. In their efforts to save the global system from…
Consumer expectations data, which forms the only non-leading component of the Conference Board Leading Economic Index (or LEI), is collected through two different surveys. One of these surveys is conducted…...
The Institute for Supply Management (or ISM) collects data from 400 industries across the United States to construct its New Orders Index. The monthly index, which tracks changes in new orders,…
Average weekly unemployment claims are among the indicators used in the Conference Board Leading Economic Index (or LEI). Weekly unemployment claims, which are seasonally adjusted, give an idea of unemployment…...
As we head into earnings season, US equities remain in a confirmed uptrend with small caps leading the charge higher on the Nasdaq, while financials continue to outpace the broader market.
In a surprise turn of events, President Trump lifted investors' hopes with his comments on tax cuts. On Wednesday, he hosted a roundtable with lawmakers to discuss tax and infrastructure reforms.
By Peter Kenny, chief market strategist for Global Markets Advisory Group and owner of KennysCommentary.com Themes: “U.S. Investor Optimism Rises Again, Hits 17-Year High” – Gallup U.S. equities (^GSPC, ^IXIC, ^DIA, ^RUT), in post Q2 earnings drift, remain susceptible over the near term Political storms and Trump policy shifts leave GOP establishment in chaos Hurricanes, political confusion in Washington and geopolitical themes all continue to drive yields lower as the 10-year posts a post-presidential election closing yield low of 2. ...
The key reason for the debt ceiling deal was to approve aid to Hurricane Harvey victims. A US government shutdown could have adversely impacted relief operations.
Although the latest date that the US debt ceiling can be raised is September 29, there is usually a two-week extension to allow both sides to come to an agreement.