Earnings season is the period of time during which a large number of publicly traded companies release their quarterly earning reports. … In other words, look for the majority of public companies to release their earnings in early to mid January, April, July and October.
Consumer prices rose annual 1.6% in December; median est. 1.7% Core inflation excluding energy, food remains unchanged at 1% Euro-zone inflation hit an eight-month low in December, just as the European Central Bank stopped adding stimulus to the economy. Consumer...read more
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The end of the European Central Bank’s massive stimulus program has left Italy, France, and Spain seeking new buyers for up to 64 billion euro ($73 billion) of bonds, ECB data suggests. That’s how much the ECB has “overbought” those countries’...read more
The Federal Reserve may only need to raise interest rates once in 2019, Atlanta Fed President Raphael Bostic said on Monday. Though U.S. economic growth surprised to the upside in 2018 and prompted the Fed to raise rates four times, Bostic said his business contacts...read more
New York (CNN Business)The New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq are hearing some footsteps behind them today. A high-profile group of banks, brokerages and market makers revealed plans on Monday to join forces and start their own trading venue called the Members...read more