Stacey Vanek Smith
Aug 22, 2013 A key summit of economists in Jackson Hole, Wyo., may shed more light on the Fed's plan to taper its stimulus policies.
Jul 31, 2013 The political battle over who will succeed Ben Bernanke is heating up -- and it could be the most important economic policy decision made this year.
Jul 23, 2013 Do you buy or sell stocks based on consensus forecasts? Analyst Juli Niemann at Smith, Moore & Company says there is something you should know about that strategy.
Jul 17, 2013 Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke made his semi-annual testimony on Capitol Hill today. He told lawmakers that Fed tapering of economic stimulus is not "pre-ordained."
Jul 15, 2013 Retail sales ticked up 0.4 percent in June but came in below analyst expectations.
Jul 15, 2013 Fed chair Ben Bernanke heads to Capitol Hill for his last semi-annual two-day testimony. He may face tough questions, reflecting perceived politicization of his role in the absence of coordination between Congress and the White House.
Jul 12, 2013 As Wells Fargo and JPMorgan Chase kick off bank earnings season, it's a chance to see the effect rising interest rates are having on our nation's banks.
Jul 11, 2013 Susan Schmidt, head of equities at Mesirow Financial, discusses the key takeaways of the latest notes from the Federal Reserve.
Jul 10, 2013 More nuanced news from the Federal Reserve today on the future of its stimulative bond buying program – and Wall Street is reading the tea leaves.