Why Didn't Domino’s 3Q17 Earnings Impress Investors?

On October 12, Domino’s posted 3Q17 adjusted EPS of $1.27 on revenues of $643.6 million—a 32.3% year-over-year rise in EPS and a 13.6% rise in revenues.

What Impacted Chesapeake Energy Stock Last Week?

In the week ending October 13, 2017, Chesapeake Energy stock fell 7.6%—the second consecutive weekly decline.

Pre-Market Report: Global Markets Are Stable on October 17

After rising last week, China’s Shanghai Composite Index fell on Monday and started this week on a weaker note. The index opened lower on October 17.

Wall Street Started the Week on a Stronger Note

Following a rally for five consecutive trading weeks, the S&P 500 maintained its strength and opened higher this week.


Washington or Wyoming: What Will Drive Markets This Week?

The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DOD) lost 0.84% last week to close at 21,674.

Why July FOMC Minutes Reduced the Odds of a Rate Hike in 2017

At the last FOMC meeting on July 26, 2017, interest rates remained unchanged. The minutes of that meeting came three weeks later on August 16, 2017.

Will Recent Economic Data Change the Fed's Plans?

The US inflation report, which was released on August 11, indicated that inflation has risen 1.7% YoY. Slowing inflation has been a concern for the Fed.

Do Financial Markets Have Another Tense Week Ahead?

Equity markets around the world turned volatile last week as tensions between the US and North Korea escalated.

Will the Markets Go on Vacation This Week?

Volatility trended lower during the week ended August 4, 2017, as global markets remained close to recent highs. Apple (AAPL) beat market expectations, which helped the indexes remain close to their peaks.

Update: The International Monetary Fund's World Economic Outlook

In this series, we’ll analyze the IMF’s (International Monetary Fund) World Economic Outlook update, and discuss why the IMF has changed its projections.

What This Conference Board Index Tells Us about the US Economy

In this series, we’ll explore the latest data from the Leading Economic Index, one of three composite business cycle indicators released by The Conference Board.

What the Bank of Japan's Policy Silence Means for the Yen

According to the statement it released at the end of its two-day meeting on July 20, 2017, the Bank of Japan has left its monetary policy unchanged.

How Markets Reacted to Central Banks' Mixed Messages Last Week

The CBOE Volatility Index (VXX), which is a measure of market volatility, remained subdued last week.

What Made Markets so Happy about Yellen’s Testimony?

The tone of Yellen’s responses before the committee confirmed that the Fed is set to stay its course on monetary tightening, leading to policy normalization.

Did Low Oil Prices and Auto Sales Affect June Retail Sales Data?

In this series, we’ll explore the trends in consumer spending in recent months and try to shed some light on the retail sales data that will be released on July 14.

Your Update on July's Holiday-Shortened First Week

Global markets (VTI) remained range-bound for most of last week, which was shortened by the July 4th holiday in the United States.

Global Markets Showing Gradual Improvement 2017-07-06
How Developed Market Manufacturing Shaped Up in June

In this series, we’ll take a look at the final manufacturing PMIs for the major developed countries in June 2017.

How Are the Markets Prepared for the First Week of July?

In this series, we’ll analyze how different asset classes in the financial markets have reacted to the sector rotation in the equity markets and the hawkish tone of central bankers.

Why Volatility Remains Subdued This Summer

US stock indexes ended last week on a marginally positive note after a positive bump in the technology sector (XLK) in the last trading session of the week.

How Do Markets Look after Eventful Week?

In this series, we’ll analyze how different asset classes like bonds (BND) and global equities (VTI) reacted to last week’s central bank events.

Another Rate Bump: Your June 2017 FOMC Meeting Update

On June 14, the FOMC raised the federal funds rate by 0.25% to 1.00–1.25%. The FOMC’s surprise announcement addressed its plans to unwind the Fed balance sheet later in 2017 if the economy performs according to its members’ expectations.

All You Need to Know about Events of the Previous Week

An eventful week came to an end on Friday, June 9, 2017, with no major meltdowns in the markets. The UK elections were the only surprise.

Super Thursday Updates: Comey, the ECB, and the UK

The UK’s hung parliament result on June 8 was the only real surprise that markets witnessed on what was being referred to as “Super Thursday.”

Will Super Thursday Change the Course of the Financial Markets?

The global markets are gripping for the key events set to unfold on Thursday, June 8, the so-called Super Thursday. First, the UK elections remain too close to call.


Please select a profession that best describes you: