26.46 +0.21 (0.80%)
After hours: 7:57PM EST
|Bid||26.47 x 1200|
|Ask||26.49 x 4300|
|Day's Range||26.05 - 27.05|
|52 Week Range||25.59 - 84.40|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.89%|
Are We Heading toward a Government Shutdown? After the Democratic victory in Alabama last month, Republican strength in the Senate has dropped to 51, and Republicans would need nine Democrats to back this debt ceiling legislation to avoid a shutdown. President Trump pulled off a last-minute deal in September to get temporary government funding that runs out on January 19.
Wall Street is off to a roaring start so far in 2018, but investors still have a long way to go. The S&P 500 gained 20 percent in 2017, but some stocks did much better than others in 2017. Here’s Benzinga’s ...
Every segment of the global financial markets began 2018 on a positive note. The global equity rally of 2017 extended into the first week of the year. Commodity indexes (DBC) moved higher with the help of strong crude oil prices, and the high-yield bond markets moved higher.
This week’s economic calendar starts off with a whisper and ends with a bang—particularly for those looking closely at inflation and the follow-through impact on monetary policy. On Wednesday the all-important Atlanta Fed Business Inflation Expectations report is released. What is on the horizon that could threaten the equity market rally?
Shorting volatility was a winning strategy in 2017 with the Cboe Volatility Index inactive for most of the year. The VIX started the year at the 12 level and averaged 11 for the year. Meanwhile, the VelocityShares Daily Inverse VIX Short-Term ETN (XIV) gained nearly 190%.
In anticipation of the popular CBOE Volatility Index or VIX-related exchange traded notes maturing next year, Barclays, the underwriting bank behind the iPath ETN line, is expected to launch a pair of ...
Average consumer expectations for business conditions form the only component of the Conference Board LEI (Leading Economic Index) that is not a leading indicator. Consumer expectations are based on two…...
Average weekly unemployment claims are a constituent of the Conference Board LEI (Leading Economic Index). Claims have a 3% weight in the LEI. Weekly unemployment claims, if adjusted for seasonality, give…...
Merrill Lynch barred clients and financial advisers trading on their behalf from buying bitcoin or any bitcoin-related investments including futures and the Bitcoin Investment Trust (GBTC). The price of bitcoin is down about 3% to around $14,600 so far Thursday. The Bitcoin Investment Trust is down 3.5%.
2017 was a year that will be remembered for many extraordinary events across the globe, with Brexit and the unlikely election of Donald Trump as president of the U.S. among the most surprising developments. In the first week of 2018, instead of the usual trends for the past five days, we take a look at the most popular topics in 2017.
Trader Matt Cheslock joins Yahoo Finance's Seana Smith from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.
Yahoo Finance's Alexis Christoforous and Jared Blikre break down the latest market action.
Alan Valdes of Silverbear Capital joins Yahoo Finance's Seana Smith from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange to discuss the record-setting day Wall St. is having and when he expects the markets to fluctuate with more volatility.
Yahoo Finance's Alexis Christoforous and Jared Blikre break down the latest market action after two economic data releases, Consumer Price Index and Retail Sales, considering the recent comments by New York Federal Reserve President William Dudley.
Plus, the Oracle of Omaha lays down his prediction for cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin. Yahoo Finance's Seana Smith, Andy Serwer, and Dan Roberts discuss how the market will react to these announcements.