Whenever unflattering news comes out, President Trump resorts to one of two strategies: attack some unrelated culture-wars punching bag (NFL players, the media, “Crooked Hillary”) or brag about the stock market. In the past month, he’s …
Members of Congress laid into a notorious pharmaceutical executive on Thursday for his high-profile drug price hikes, but some of those same legislators own stock in companies that are fighting efforts to rein in drug prices. Former Turing …
GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The sale price for American Crystal Sugar Co. beet stock declined 6 percent in the 2016-17 selling season after an unusually long trading season. Jayson Menke is ag stock specialist for FNC Ag Stock, based in …
Share prices mostly fell on Asian stock markets Monday after Greek voters rejected a European financial plan requiring new cost-cutting measures. Japan’s main measure of stock prices, the Nikkei index, lost more than two percent. …
I’ll give you one last chart that you’ve probably seen some version of before. It shows how the size of the Fed’s balance sheet correlates well with stock prices: People use this chart (and I have, admittedly, in the past) to show that the …
Scott Sumner sends us to David Glasner, who shows that stock prices have had a positive correlation with expected inflation since 2008, strongly suggesting that aggregate demand is at the heart of our problems. I really like this kind of …
A trader is seen at the London Stock Exchange. The FTSE 100 dipped 0.1% to 7,526.97 points yesterday. European and US stock markets mostly rose yesterday on advancing oil prices, although Madrid sank on resurgent worries over the …
A broad sell-off handed the US stock market its biggest loss in more than four months Monday, pulling the major indexes below their recent record highs. Technology stocks, the biggest gainers in 2017, accounted for much of the slide. …
Casey B. Mulligan is an economics professor at the University of Chicago. The big financial story in the last few days has been the declaration by Standard & Poor’s that United States government bonds were no longer worthy of its AAA …
Warren Buffett of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) likes airlines. His opinion has sent shares of companies in the industry higher. One thing on the horizon that could affect the optimism about the industry is that fuel prices have …