Week Ahead: S&P 500 Looks to Finish in the Top 10
The week heading into Christmas proved to be an early gift for the bulls, following the Fed's decision to taper back $10 billion of its $85 billion asset purchase plan. The S&P 500 is now on track to finish the year up nearly 27%, placing 2013 in the top 10 best annual returns since 1947. TheStreet's Jill Malandrino and Andrew Krill turn to the week ahead and reveal where the action may be. Even though there are only 3.5 trading sessions, there will be data to move the needle.
Fed Taper to Rock 2014 Earnings?
The Federal Reserve's taper move will be a focus for future earnings among investors. Fenimore Asset Management's Drew Wilson weighs in.
S&P Hits Record Highs - Again
The S&P 500 continues to flirt with record highs as companies like Yelp and Visa entice investors to buy their stocks.
Getting Tapering Right
Kevin Noblet, who leads WSJ.com's Wealth Adviser team, shares some thoughts about the challenge advisers face in coping with the Federal Reserve's tapering plans, the new money-back guarantee Schwab is offering to advice customers and how to help clients avoid job burnout.
September Taper Remains on Track
Payrolls rise weaker than expected in August, but remain on pace for September tapering, UBS's Kevin Cummins tells TheStreet's Joe Deaux.
Syria Kills Taper Talk
The expense of a military response to Syria will cause the Fed to back away from tapering its bond buying says economist Peter Cardillo.
Emerging Markets Move Past Taper Talk
Emerging market opportunities - and risks - abound now that the Fed has made its decision not to taper, says James Barrineau, Director of Latin America at Schroders.