Lauren Simonetti Archive
Published August 06, 2012
U.S. futures this Monday morning are flat, with investors questioning if profit-taking is the name of the game given the size of Friday's run up.
Published August 02, 2012
Wall Street was waiting on Thursday for more information on the European Central Bank's plans to steer the eurozone economy out of its slump and fresh data on the U.S. labor market.
Published August 01, 2012
July is in the history books, and it was a good one.
Published July 27, 2012
Investors get a glimpse today of how much the U.S. economy has hit the brakes. The first look at GDP for the second quarter is due out at 8:30 a.m. ET. Most economists agree the U.S. economy slowed to a 1.5% pace, down from 1.9% in the first quarter, and from 3.0% at the end of last year.
Published July 25, 2012
The blue chips have logged three triple-digit losses in a row; the last time we saw a losing streak like that was back in September.
Published July 24, 2012
With little on the U.S. economic calendar today, investors continue to look overseas, where Moody's lowered its outlook to negative for Germany, the Netherlands and Luxembourg.
Published July 19, 2012
The major averages are now in positive territory for the month of July.
Published July 18, 2012
The Fed chief gave a bleak economic recovery outlook, but that didn't stop the Dow from finishing higher for the third time this month.
Published July 13, 2012
Friday the 13th on Wall Street isn’t always spooky. In fact, the broader market rallies on Friday the 13th 60% of the time.
Published July 11, 2012
For the second year in a row, stocks seem to be evaporating early gains and are in jeopardy of finishing the year right where they started it: flat.