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Semiconductor Earnings Wrap With Nvidia Results

The chip sector comes into sharp focus ahead of a key earnings report, with signs of divergence in the sector.

Inflation: Too Hot?

Relatively hot inflation reports might be blips, but they reinforce why the Fed's rate-cutting cycle might be more gradual, which could be a better backdrop for stocks.

Opening Market Update

Investors returned from the long weekend to dual M&A announcements. Capital One (COF) plans to acquire Discover Financial Services (DFS) for $35.3 billion, and Walmart plans to buy Vizio. Meanwhile, investors turn an eye to the Fed minutes tomorrow and earnings from Walmart and Home Depot.

Today's Options Market Update

Stocks start the holiday-shortened week in the red as investors take profit in the technology sector ahead of tomorrow's earnings release from Nvidia.

Looking to the Futures

Natural gas prices are trying to find traction from the significant selloff we have seen through 2024.

Stocks End Lower as Inflation Concerns Flare

The major indexes ended the week on a soft note after stronger-than-expected producer price data dampens hope for lower interest rates.

Closing Market Update

The major indexes ended the week on a soft note after stronger-than-expected producer price data dampens hope for lower interest rates.

Weekly Trader's Outlook

Stocks have remained buoyant this week, despite higher yields and hotter inflation data. Will Nvidia's earnings alter recent bullish sentiment?

Schwab Market Perspective: Confidence Catches Up

Sentiment data is beginning to match relatively strong "hard" economic data.

What Matters in Corporate Real Estate (With Al Rabil)

Liz Ann Sonders interviews Kayne Anderson CEO Al Rabil about the state of the corporate real estate market.