Can Stocks Surpass 2022 Highs? Yes, but the Math Looks Scarier From There

How will stocks perform in 2024? The only honest answer to the obvious New Year’s question…

Optimism Abounds on Wall Street This New Year

Wall Street is feeling sunny about the stock market as the calendar flips to 2024. Last…

How I, and Everyone Else, Got 2023 So Wrong

It is good practice to learn from your mistakes, but even better is to learn from…

OPEC Leaves Global Oil-Demand Views Unchanged

The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries left its expectations for global oil demand unchanged for…

Where Are Commodities Prices Headed?

China’s economy, war in the Middle East and a predicted El Niño are among the factors…

Monetarism Is Back. It May Not Last.

Some on Wall Street predict bad times because of an unprecedented drop in the money supply.

Labor Is a Terrible Guide to Inflation, but Nobody Wants to Admit It

Though investors, economists and policy makers are very attached to employment figures as predictors of inflation,…

Why the Fed Isn’t Ready to Declare Victory on Inflation

Officials are concerned about whether wage and price growth could slow enough without an economic downturn.

Economists Are Cutting Back Their Recession Expectations

Forecasters still expect GDP to eventually shrink, but later, and less than before.

Weeks of Extreme Heat Strain Small Businesses and Economy

July 15, 2023 12:01 am ET listen to the article (two minutes) Heat waves sweeping large…