Here’s What to Watch at the Fed’s June Meeting

WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve is widely expected to leave interest rates near zero on Wednesday while pledging to continue buying bonds, but economists are watching for any hint about how the central bank might adjust policy in the longer run. Officials are set to release their first set of economic projections of 2020, having […]

What to watch as homebuilders rally

Homebuilder stocks are tearing higher this quarter.The XHB homebuilder ETF has rallied more than 40% since the beginning of April, tracking for its best quarter on record. Positive housing data and low interest rates have fueled investor optimism despite the...

Yes, Buy Stocks in a Falling Market (but Watch Your Step)

But don’t get me wrong. Buying now is not a prudent short-term bet. And Mr. Romick emphasized that it would be foolish to buy in this market with the expectation of making a quick profit. To the contrary, he said, he has no idea where the stock market is heading over,...