Sheraz Mian's picture

Stocks will likely continue to cheer the big monetary stimulus from the European Central Bank (ECB) even as the picture emerging from Q4 earnings season is less than reassuring. Oil has been a big drag on earnings.

Tim Iacono's picture

In Davos, former Treasury Secretary and would-be Federal Reserve Chairman Larry Summers warns the U.S. central bank to put off any increases to short term interest rates, citing deflation and secular stagnation as...

John Butler's picture

A former RAF aviation engineer and software engineer in the financial sector, Steve Baker has been the Conservative MP for Wycombe, Buckinghamshire since 2010. Recently he was elected by his colleagues to the...

Clif Droke's picture

After months of waiting, the European Central Bank (ECB) finally carried through with its stated promise of unlimited monetary support to its ailing economy. The ECB announced its own version of quantitative easing (QE)...

Tom McClellan's picture

The news out of the European Central Bank on Jan. 22 helped to lift the major averages higher. The DJIA and SP500 have not yet made it back up to the level of their December 2014 highs, but the Dow Jones Utility Average...

FS Staff's picture

In a recent Financial Sense Newshour podcast, Jeffrey Saut, the Chief Investment Strategist at Raymond James, made a very bullish case for US stocks and said that slowing global growth has much less of an impact on the US than people think...

Robert Rapier's picture

In the past few weeks I have received numerous questions about the role of a “drop in demand” in the oil price decline. These questions are driven by many stories in the media that have referenced a drop in demand.

Stratfor's picture

Although the crisis in Ukraine continues to focus attention on Russia's western border, Moscow is seeking to exploit a more lucrative prize along its vast northern frontage: the Arctic Circle. Melting ice has opened up new...

Doug Short's picture

Today's seasonally adjusted 307K came in above the Investing.com forecast of 300K. The four-week moving average at 306,500 is now 27,500 above its 14-year interim low set eleven weeks ago.

Sheraz Mian's picture

It’s all about Europe today, with the region’s central bank finally coming around to doing things that they had long promised they would do. Markets were looking for the Euro-zone version of the QE and the ECB...

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