President Trump delighted as S&P 500 hits record high

U.S. 06/21/19, 06:52

The U.S. stock market went up Thursday, June 20, driving a benchmark index to a new record high despite tensions over Iran's attack on a U.S. drone. The S&P 500 rose 27.7 points, or 0.95%, to a record close of 2,954.18, ...

Dow jumps over 500 points amid hopes of Fed rate cut

Business 06/04/19, 19:23

The Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped more than 500 points Tuesday as investors welcomed signs that the Federal Reserve may cut interest rates to help buttress U.S. economic growth in the face of escalating trade wars. Optimism about a resolution to ...

Powell says Fed stands ready to respond to trade conflicts

Business 06/04/19, 09:41

Chairman Jerome Powell said Tuesday that the Federal Reserve is prepared to respond to the Trump administration's trade conflicts to protect the U.S. economic expansion if it decides that would be necessary. Powell's comments came at a conference in Chicago on ...

After the fall: How to take advantage of lower rates

Business 03/21/19, 02:15

So much for those worries about rising interest rates.Just a few months ago, rising rates were bearing down on everyone from home buyers to stock investors after the Federal Reserve put through seven quarter-point increases in 2017 and 2018. But ...

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