Stock Market Update: 12/21/16

Stocks rallied modestly Tuesday, as a mild resumption of the Trump trade carried the major averages close to all-time highs. The S&P 500 rose 0.36%. Stocks were higher from the outset Tuesday as the BOJ was, on balance, slightly dovish and data from Europe was good (German PPI was hot as was British Distributive Trades).[…]

Can Trump Fire Yellen?

Can Trump Fire Janet Yellen? I was asked that question at a Christmas Party on Saturday night by a local real estate agent. He’s not an active investor (he has an FA) but he does follow the markets, and he was nervous that Trump may fire Yellen because Trump said he thinks interest rates are[…]