Stocks Rise More Than 3% as Investors Regain Their Stride

Posted by Mark Pettinga

Stocks finished a torrid week with major indexes rising more than 3%. In a sign of improved investor confidence, riskier assets outperformed. Shares of small-caps and the most beaten-down companies rallied, as did emerging-market equities, up nearly 7%.

Last week the Dow rose 3.7%, or … Read More »


Charles Schwab Grows ‘Cautious’ on U.S. Stocks

Posted by Mark Pettinga

Here are the key points:

• S&P earnings are expected to head south into negative territory; bringing overall economic worries along with them.

• Recession risk remains relatively low.

• Tailwinds will likely reign over headwinds; but being on recession watch looking ahead is warranted.

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