Stocks ended lower as investors awaited the first round of voting for France’s presidential elections on Sunday.
Stocks strongly rebounded after two days of declines despite growing geopolitical tensions over North Korea and a crucial election in France this Sunday.
Jim Kochan, chief fixed-income strategist with Wells Fargo Asset Management, discusses what factors are driving bonds and where the bright spots are in the market.
Stocks ended mixed, as disappointing results from IBM weighed on the Dow, and a surprise drop in gasoline inventories pushed energy shares lower.
At the end of 2007, the Federal Reserve’s (Fed) balance sheet had $0.9 trillion in assets on it.
Throwing more uncertainty into an already uncertain process, British Prime Minister Theresa May called for snap elections in June to gain a more convincing public mandate for Brexit negotiations.
Shifts in global equity markets continue to enhance value investing opportunities, although they have not removed the risk of falling into value traps.
Investors are growing more optimistic about retirement, according to the latest Wells Fargo/Gallup Investor and Retirement Optimism Index.
Stocks began the week with solid gains, as earnings season continued and investors monitored developments overseas.