Stocks could build on gains in the week ahead as investors await Friday’s jobs report

Stocks could carry the momentum of this latest rally into next week as investors look ahead to Friday’s jobs report. All three major indices scored big gains in the past week, each rising higher than 6%. Both the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite broke a seven-week losing streak, while it had been eight weeks of … Read more

With the stock market’s snapback, the focus shifts to Powell testimony and jobs report

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, US, January 26, 2022. Brendan McDermid | Reuters Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell testifies before Congress in the week ahead, and markets will hang on to what he says regarding how the Ukraine conflict could impact Fed policy. Powell … Read more

The stock market has become more perilous, but there are ways for investors to play it

Perhaps no stock signals the change in market tone more than Meta Platforms, which plunged after its earnings and is still struggling to move off its lows.