Stocks head into August with a tailwind, as investors await jobs data and a slew of earnings

From Caterpillar to Amgen, dozens of large companies report earnings in the coming week, but it may be big economic data, like Friday’s jobs report, that takes over as a major market catalyst. Monthly employment reports are always important, but the next few may be even more so. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell made it … Read more

Our great hybrid work experiment got things wrong. How to fix it.

Monday was supposed to mark another milestone for Apple in its effort to bring workers back to the office. The plan — which called for Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays to be mandatory days in the office —was scrapped once again as Covid infections tick upward. Apple’s fixed schedule had been met with widespread opposition by … Read more

JPMorgan's basket of defensive stocks aims to outperform during market volatility like this

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine shook up the markets on Thursday, but JPMorgan says to seek reassurance in these stocks throughout the volatility.