Did Jerome Powell Jump Scare The Major Stock Indices?

Stock Indices Daily Chart Friday, the chair of the Federal Reserve—Jerome Powell—spooked the market when he announced that the Fed would keep rates near zero...

2 Companies To Watch Through Thursday’s Trading Session

IWM-SPY-DIA-QQQ Charts Earnings season has taken the stage for the next couple of weeks as the market steadies itself for another move higher. Of course, another...

Are Investors Worried Over The Latest Jobs Report?

The recent jobs report came in less than expected with analysts’ estimates running anywhere from 250,000 to 500,000 new jobs created. Disappointingly, employers added only 194,000...

The ETF Portfolio Strategist: Another (Mostly) Down Week For Global Markets

Losses continued to weigh on global markets this past week But not entirely. Another recurring feature last week: Japan stocks continued to lead the small...

The ETF Portfolio Strategist: Small-Caps Rebound, Bonds Rally

Signs of life in small caps For a second straight week, small-cap shares rallied. The iShares Core S&P Small-Cap ETF (NYSE:IJR) rose 1.7% for the...