While boasting about the U.S. economy during an interview on Wednesday, President Donald Trump made the bizarre suggestion that gains in the stock market actually reduce federal debt. “The country — we took it over and owed over …
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Most people see last week’s “Trump stock market rally” as an endorsement of the president’s economic policies. President Donald Trump has made exactly this claim: that the stock market’s rally was a validation of his decisions. …
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As in so many other industries, robots have been marching into Wall Street for years. That’s especially the case in stock trading, where algorithms now do the majority of buying and selling. Instead of a boisterous trading floor, these days …
In the past week, the stock market has suffered through two of the worst single-day point drops in history. Bad economic news has left the New York Stock Exchange engulfed in doubt. And then there're the downgrade of the United States' …
This has been the best year for the U.S. stock market in at least 16 years. But that great news is meaningless for many Americans. The Dow Jones Industrial Average ended the year Friday at a record high of 16,576.66, capping a 26 …
In its heyday, the Chicago Stock Exchange helped introduce big-name American companies such as Marriott and IBM to investors. Now the 135-year-old Midwest institution could do the same for Chinese companies, after it agreed to sell …
I’ve been telling readers for nearly 20 years that the stock market has been rigged. That’s true — you can look it up. But what’s also true is that the rigging had been going on long before I realized it. Before the quibblers surface, let me ...
Millions of Americans rely on the stock market as their primary wealth-building tool. Without it, the "American dream" would be even more unachievable than it is today. People put an incredible amount of faith in the stock market. By …
On July 8, a whirlwind of gut wrenching gasps could be heard as the Stock Market suffered a temporary freeze when a glitch halted trading at the NYSE at 11:32 a.m. The NYSE reopened at 3:10 as a result of the alleged glitch. A …
Fear and loathing on the trading floor. Spencer Platt/Getty Images Conventional wisdom says that the health of the stock market doesn't matter much to the wider economy. Shares go up. Shares go down. But the swings of the S&P 500 …