Premium member exclusive: The market still doesn't look cheap as a whole, but we still see a few emerging pockets of value.
Earnings seasons rolls on during a quiet week for economic data.
As inflation concerns rock stock and bond markets, it's a good time to check your asset allocation and ensure you have enough cash on hand.
We're watching for earnings from Apple, Amazon, Alphabet, Microsoft and more. Plus, a Fed meeting and the jobs report.
We'll also be digging into reports from GE, P&G, J&J and many other firms this week.
It's a short week, but CSX and IBM will report along with Citigroup, Bank of America, and Morgan Stanley. Plus, industrial production and housing starts.
Stocks soared in the fourth quarter (and all of 2017) as corporate tax cuts became a reality. Plus, fund category and index return data.
Keep an eye on the jobs report, auto sales, construction spending, and earnings from Walgreens.
The Fed's decision on rates comes Wednesday amid other data including the consumer price index and retail sales. Plus, earnings from Costco.
The employment report this week will reveal if the job market remains strong. Plus, results from AutoZone, Lululemon, and Dollar General.
We're watching for personal consumption, the ISM manufacturing gauge, and auto sales. Plus, Tiffany and Kroger report.
Jon Hale says the language and the field have evolved from the early days of "socially responsible investing."
Deere also reports this week. Plus, existing home sales, unemployment claims, and durable goods orders.
We'll hear from Best Buy, Gap, Target, and Wal-Mart. Plus, data reports include retail sales and inflation numbers.
We expect the firm's strong brands to be able to withstand cord-cutting concerns. Plus, we'll get reports from Twenty-First Century Fox, News Corp., Snap, and more.
The Fed isn't expected to raise rates at its meeting this week, but a decision on the chair looms. Plus, earning reports from BP, Shell, Tesla, Starbucks, Yum Brands, and Pfizer.
Ford, GM, and Fiat Chrysler are on tap, along with healthcare names and oil majors. Plus, McDonald's, Chipotle, Coke, and Visa.
Earnings weren't uniformly good, but mostly better-than-expected results and progress on tax reform sent stocks to record highs.
GE, American Express, CSX, and Goldman Sachs are also set to report this week. Plus, industrial production and housing starts.
We expect reports from Citigroup, JP Morgan, Bank of America, and Wells Fargo. Plus, an update on inflation and retail sales.
Geopolitical rumbles and natural disasters couldn't keep stocks down in the third quarter.
We're watching for the jobs report as well as data showing the state of the industrial economy. Plus, Costco, Yum China, and Pepsico earnings.
We're also watching consumption data for signs of inflation. Plus, home sales, a revision to the second-quarter GDP reading, and durable goods orders.
Interpreting this week's Fed meeting. Plus, our take after three firms see their shares fall after earnings.
Northern Trust's Carl Tannenbaum thinks the Fed has learned the lessons of the taper tantrum and has adequately prepped investors for higher rates and a smaller balance sheet.
Even with another rate hike on tap for this year, we think the normalization of rates will be a slow process.
Though the chance of a rate hike seems slim, the Fed's statement will offer clues on what's next. Plus, housing data and earnings from Adobe and FedEx.
We're closely watching for the consumer price index and retail sales numbers. Plus, data on industrial production.
Noneconomic market participants, constantly changing index, and more have helped active fixed-income managers beat their passive peers, says PIMCO's Jamil Baz.
The changing nature of work and the advancement of technology are the most important factors driving the economy, says Vanguard's Joe Davis.
Hewlett-Packard Enterprise and Guidewire are due to report. Plus, the ISM services gauge, factory orders, and the Fed Beige Book.
The storm in Texas led us to consider the impact on the energy and insurance sectors. Plus, expect a slowdown at Best Buy.
Don't read too much into the failed Oncor deal. Plus, Lowe's and Williams-Sonoma look cheap, and Salesforce is on a roll.
We're also watching for earnings from Toll Brothers, Lowe's, Tiffany, and HP. Plus, new and existing home sales and durable goods orders.
There were signs of growth at Target and Wal-Mart, but both firms are investing heavily to get it.
Wal-Mart, L Brands, Gap, and Home Depot are among those reporting. Plus, retail sales, housing starts, and minutes from the Fed's meeting.
Escalating tensions with North Korea and earnings weighed on markets this week.
Focusing on what you can control, like asset allocation and cash levels, is likely the best move in the face of continued tensions with North Korea.
CBS, Disney, Macy's, and Nordstrom are among those reporting this week. Plus, we're watching for the CPI, job openings, and productivity reports.
Are stocks too expensive as the Dow hits a new benchmark? Plus, Apple reports a strong quarter and two high-profile CEO departures.
The market has high hopes for the next-generation iPhone. Also reporting are Pfizer, Mondelez, and BP.
Results from the two wide-moat Internet giants were a highlight of the week along with results from a slew of other companies, from McDonald's to Verizon.
It's a busy earnings week with results from Alphabet, Amazon, Coke, Starbucks, Eli Lilly, Boeing, Ford, GM, Exxon, and many more. Plus, a Fed meeting on Wednesday.
Will Microsoft keep up its momentum while IBM continues to slow? Plus, Netflix, GE, Johnson & Johnson, and more financial firms expected to report.
These funds offer very different approaches to international-stock exposure.
We're watching for reports from Citigroup, JPMorgan Chase, and Wells Fargo, as well as PepsiCo. Plus, consumer and inflation data updates.
We still like Ford and GM despite low June numbers. Plus, value in O'Reilly amid dive in auto parts, and a positive big picture for Yum China.
A Fed rate hike, stretched valuations, and political uncertainty didn't stop optimism about reform and growth from sending stocks higher.
The employment report for June will be in focus, along with auto sales, the ISM index, and factory orders. Plus, the minutes from the Fed's last meeting are expected.
General Mills, Conagra, Walgreens, and Monsanto are also expected to report earnings, and the Fed will be watching consumption data.