Markets and Economy

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Small Caps Again Lead the Way as Rotation Continues

Rotation out of tech and into cyclical and small-cap stocks amid rate cut hopes continued, and stocks gained despite late selling. Volatility rose after the tragic weekend shooting.

Closing Market Update

Rotation out of tech and into cyclical and small-cap stocks amid rate cut hopes continued, and stocks gained despite late selling. Volatility rose after the tragic weekend shooting.

Q2 Surprises and What Could Surprise in Q3

Discover what surprised markets in the second quarter of 2024 and understand the potential drivers of volatility for the third quarter.

Opening Market Update

Despite the weekend's tragic events, stocks found their footing early Monday possibly in a relief rally. Breadth improved last week, and the Fed's Powell is speaking later today.

Today's Options Market Update

Stocks are higher along with yields as investors digest an assassination attempt on Trump over the weekend, Q2 earnings & Powell commentary later today.

Weekly Market Outlook

Chief Global Investment Strategist Jeffrey Kleintop's 90-second take on the markets for the week ahead.

Looking to the Futures

Crude oil futures (/CLQ24) finished Friday’s trading session in the red, as U.S. gasoline and distillate demand declined.

Stocks Set New Intraday Highs Despite Hot PPI Data

Before a late-day selling spree, the S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average hit all-time record highs despite firm PPI growth. Info tech rebounded, but sector rotation continued.

Good News on Inflation & Investment Rules to Live By (With Ned Davis)

Liz Ann Sonders interviews market veteran Ned Davis about his overall strategy and the importance of understanding market psychology.

Weekly Trader's Outlook

Yesterday's CPI report appears to have set the stage for a Fed rate cut in September and the rotation into interest-rate-sensitive areas of the market appears to have come to life. Will this recent money flow continue next week or will investors return to familiar territory within tech?