President Trump's reelection chances depend on a strong US economy. A stronger job market is one of the Trump administration's important achievements.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average Index and the S&P 500 futures are in the red today amid an escalation in US and Iran tensions.
Global equity markets are weak today after Iran hit US military bases in Iraq. The Shanghai Composite and the Hang Seng fell 1.2% and 0.83%, respectively.
The S&P 500 (SPY) started 2020 at a record high. However, the geopolitical turmoil in the Middle East has increased the US equity market's volatility.
The US trade deficit fell to a three-year low in November. President Trump has vowed to address the country’s massive trade deficit, especially with China.
Recent research has found that Donald Trump’s tariffs have been almost entirely passed onto US consumers—except for his steel tariffs.
The US and Iran tensions have risen since the China trade war. Defensive investments might come into focus again due to increasing geopolitical tensions.
The cannabis industry is struggling. Marijuana company executives blame overcapacity and lack of demand for poor results.
Among S&P 500 stocks, Franklin Resources, Inc. (BEN) has the highest percentage of "sell" ratings based on a FactSet report released on December 23....