It's the worst Christmas Eve in Dow Jones history: Stocks closed sharply lower Monday after President Trump again attacked the Federal Reserve's independence. Here's the latest, plus what you can do for 2019.
LONDON (AP) — Stock markets around the world remained under pressure Monday with investor confidence weighed down by the recent big sell-off that's put key U.S. indexes on course to record their worst December since the 1930s. News that U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin called the CEOs of six major banks Sunday in an apparent attempt to reassure jittery financial markets only accentuated concerns in the markets.
President Donald Trump lashed out at the Federal Reserve on Monday after administration officials spent the weekend trying to assure the public and financial markets that Jerome Powell's job as Fed chairman was safe.
Given the many factors driving shares up or down on any day or week, it’s hard to make sense of what’s happening on Wall Street. Here's some help:
NEW YORK (AP) — No matter which way the stock market goes in 2019 — and Wall Street has ample arguments for either direction — expect it to be another gut-wrenching ride.