Markets and Economy

Read our latest market commentary on of-the-moment trends so you can make informed investment decisions

Opening Market Update

As Congress contemplates funding the government, investors will get a look at the latest PCE prices data, the Fed's preferred inflation metric, which analysts see growing at 0.3%.

Today's Options Market Update

Price action is choppy to start the week as investors await Thursday's latest read on inflation in the form of the PCE Price Index.

Looking to the Futures

March Natural gas futures (NGH24) ended Friday’s session lower, as few signs of winter cold is keeping gas storage levels elevated.

Stocks Extend Record Climb, Cap Strong Week

The S&P 500 index and the Dow Jones Industrial Average posted fresh highs behind Nvidia, AI-driven bullishness.

Weekly Trader's Outlook

Most of the majors notched fresh all-time highs this week, with the help of robust earnings from AI-darling Nvidia, but a lack of near-term catalysts may lead to some consolidation of recent gains.

Closing Market Update

The S&P 500 index and the Dow Jones Industrial Average posted fresh highs behind Nvidia, AI-driven bullishness.

Sector Views: Monthly Stock Sector Outlook

Our outlook on the 11 S&P 500 equity sectors.

Understanding Corporate Bond Analysis (with Winnie Cisar)

Kathy Jones and Collin Martin speak with Winnie Cisar of CreditSights about how corporate bonds are rated and analyzed.

Stocks Soar to Record Highs as Nvidia Delivers

The S&P 500 index and Dow Jones Industrial Average hit new high-water marks after Nvidia results exceeded expectations.

Why to Consider Longer-Term Bonds Now

Short-term bond yields are high currently, but with the Federal Reserve poised to cut interest rates investors may want to consider longer-term bonds or bond funds.