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Stocks close lower as Trump keeps Wall Street nervous; dollar drops sharply

U.S. equities fell as investors assessed the geopolitical landscape. The Dow Jones industrial average fell more than 70 points in midday trade.

Stocks close lower; Dow and S&P post biggest 1-day reversal in 14 months after Fed minutes

U.S. stocks erased earlier gains to close lower Wednesday after the Federal Reserve released the minutes from its March meeting.

Don't see Trump rally ending any time in the immediate future, expert says

Oliver Pursche explains why he's still investing in this market.

There's no reason for the market to fall apart, expert says

Even if President Donald Trump doesn't get his agenda enacted, the market can still rise, expert David Waddell said.

Investors would be making a mistake if they did this, expert says

You'll be a lousy investor if you try and follow what's going on in D.C. on a minute-by-minute basis, Evan Newmark says.

These Trump-rally leaders have 'round-tripped' and are now a buy, Tom Lee says

Fundstrat's Tom Lee explains why he likes energy and financials, and why he thinks the market may have more of a pullback.

Op-Ed: S&P trend strength to continue

The media is awash with claims that the S&P is in danger of imminent collapse but this just as specious as the Hindenburg omen.

First marijuana-focused fund lets Americans legally invest in weed

Canada's potential marijuana legalization could lure cannabis connoisseurs from the United States, NBC News reports.

Bob Doll says Trump policies are merely 'icing on the cake' as global economy improves

The market rally may be helped by Trump policies, but it's really fueled by economic gains, Bob Doll tells CNBC.

Stocks close mostly flat as Wall Street awaits Friday's jobs report

U.S. equities were mixed in choppy trade Thursday as investors got ready for key employment data.

Stocks close mostly lower after oil plunges 5.4%; ADP report crushes estimates

U.S. equities closed mostly lower on Wednesday as investors dealt with plunging oil prices and digested scorching employment data.

US Trust president gives the 2 reasons why he likes health-care stocks

Aging baby boomers and innovation are major positives for the health-care industry, Keith Banks says.

Stocks fall as March rate hike becomes more likely; geopolitical worries rise

Stocks fell as the chances of tighter monetary policy from the Federal Reserve sunk in for investors, while geopolitical concerns increased.

Top-ranked advisor sees market rising 50% over next 3 years

With interest rates relatively low and economic indicators looking positive, market activity is on the up and up, Andy Chase says.

Vanguard CIO cautious on market: Trump policy better happen sooner rather than later

While investor optimism about President Trump's pro-growth agenda has pushed stocks higher, Vanguard's chief investment officer has a word of caution.

If Trump fails to deliver on a corporate tax cut, expect a 10-15% correction, says expert

The market is already pricing in a corporate tax cut, which means there could be trouble if those cuts don't get done, Robert Luna says.

Things are in place for the Trump rally to continue, strategist says

The U.S. stock market posted its best day of the year on Wednesday. Here's why experts think it will go even higher.

With market's 'excessive optimism,' investors should look at the 'anti-Trump trade': Expert

The stock market is suffering from overconfidence, but there are still opportunities if investors know where to look, Larry Glazer says.

'This market is going to look undervalued when we look back,' says expert

President Donald Trump's tax cuts will boost economic growth and push stocks even higher, Fairfax Global Markets' Paul Dietrich says.

Stocks close lower, pull back from record levels but Snap shines in IPO

U.S. equities closed lower on Thursday as financials lagged, while social media company Snap had a strong performance in its initial public offering.

The world economy can't handle even one US rate hike, strategist Sri-Kumar says

The United States and the rest of the world will feel the impact of even a small hike, strategist Sri-Kumar says.

S&P, Dow and Nasdaq post record closes despite French election fears

U.S. equities closed mixed on Friday, but managed another record close, while investors kept an eye on France's presidential election.

I'm bullish, but ..., financial advisor Michael Farr says

Financial advisor Michael Farr preaches caution, citing uncertainty about Washington and slow economic growth.

With bears ‘starting to give up,’ market has opportunity to go higher, expert says

Market sentiment is switching, Destination Wealth Management's Michael Yoshikami says.

S&P, Dow and Nasdaq post another record close on Trump trade resurgence

Stocks ended the week on a high note, climbing to new record highs a day after President Donald Trump promised to release a tax plan in the near future.

The S&P 500 is currently showing a worrying trend, says Credit Suisse

The U.S. S&P 500 equities index is showing a worrying correlation with macro surprises just as the latter are peaking, say analysts at Credit Suisse.

Trump fear shouldn't spook investors, market experts say

Concerns about President Trump's policies being delayed may be weighing on stocks, but the fundamentals and macro environment are positive, experts say.

Market is about 10% overvalued, portfolio manager says

Even if President Donald Trump’s tax policies are enacted, the stocks are still not a great risk-reward for investors, expert Michael Liss said.

Stocks close slightly lower amid Trump policy fears; energy drops 1%

U.S. equities fell on Monday as worries about the White House's policy agenda lingered, while earnings season continued.

Stocks cut gains as energy drops 1.5%; Dow and Nasdaq reach record highs

U.S. equities rose on Tuesday, but traded off session highs as energy weighed.

Stocks close mostly higher after Fed keeps rates unchanged, Apple surges 6%

U.S. equities closed mostly higher on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve kept interest rates unchanged, as was widely expected.

Market is discounting rhetoric coming out of Trump administration, trader says

Despite fears about Donald Trump's recent protectionist moves, the market is focusing on the positive, trader Jeff Kilburg told CNBC on Wednesday.

Chart: Why Dow at 20,000 is irrelevant

The Dow punched through 20,000 but for serious traders, the achievement was largely irrelevant.

Stocks close mostly lower amid Trump policy worries, but post monthly gains

U.S. equities closed mostly lower as investors continued to evaluate the latest policies from the White House.

Stocks close mixed after GDP miss, but post weekly gains of 1%

U.S. equities closed mixed on Friday after the initial fourth-quarter GDP read fell short of estimates, but managed to record weekly gains.

Morgan Stanley's top US economist says people are worried Trump optimism could be a 'house of cards'

Lawmakers are concerned about fiscal policies meeting the market's optimistic expectations, Morgan Stanley economist Ellen Zentner says.

Market pausing now, but more all-time highs ahead, expert predicts

President Donald Trump's tax cuts and deregulation should push corporate profits and stocks higher, Ken Moraif said.

Chart: Why Nasdaq, not Dow is the most stable index

The best and most stable index is the NASDAQ and this is clearly seen in the monthly chart.

Stocks slip amid Trump policy jitters; energy off 1 percent

U.S. equities fell slightly as investors looked for more details regarding President Donald Trump's policies, while energy lagged.

Don't worry about the Fed snuffing out the bull market for a long time, Bob Doll says

The markets have a lot of catching up to do, and until the Fed sees excess, the bull will keep running, strategist Bob Doll says.

Stocks rise ahead of Donald Trump's inauguration; telecoms lead

U.S. equities traded higher on Friday as all eyes turned to Washington for President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration.

Stocks fall as financials drop nearly 1.5%; Trump policy concerns grow

U.S. equities fell on Tuesday, with financials lagging, as uncertainty around President-elect Donald Trump's policies grew.

Dow 20,000 will be 'a rally you can sell,' market strategist says

Heritage Capital's Paul Schatz doesn't expect momentum to power the Dow higher once it hits 20,000.

Dow turns negative; stocks mostly higher after strong bank earnings

Stocks traded mostly higher on Friday, boosted by strong quarterly earnings from U.S. banks, while investors also digested several pieces of economic data.

Nasdaq notches record closing high despite health care weakness after Trump news conference

U.S. equities closed higher in choppy trade, shrugging off a sharp decline in health care stocks following remarks made by Donald Trump.

What Trump says will be the 'driving influence in the market,' trader says

There is still headline risk in the market, and all industries are subject to Donald Trump's whims, Keith Bliss says.

There is a 'tremendous runway for stocks to move higher,' trader says

Investors rushed into bonds and safe haven assets during the Obama administration, and they are still unwinding that trade, Steve Grasso says.

Donald Trump will have 'very little' influence on market in 2017, strategist says

The rally would have occurred whether President-elect Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton won the presidential election, strategist Scott Wren told CNBC.

UBS sets 2,325 price target for S&P 500 by mid year

UBS is "relatively constructive" on the outlook for US equities in 2017, saying the benchmark S&P 500 index could rise to 2,325 over the next six months.

This market reminds me of 1987, strategist Jim Paulsen says

Optimism will spur the market higher this year, but there may be a correction ahead, Wells Capital Management's Jim Paulsen says.

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