Job openings in the U.S. climbed to a five-year high in October, indicating employers were confident about demand even as Washington’s budget impasse shuttered parts of the federal government.
The stock market could use a healthy correction soon, before prices start rising at an unsustainable pace.
Tomorrow morning markets will react to the release of the November unemployment number. This release will be watched very closely as market participants look for clues for when the Fed might taper its $85 billion a month bond buying program.
Wall Street faces intrusive new government oversight of trading after U.S. regulators issued what they billed as a stricter Volcker rule today, imposing restrictions designed to prevent blowups while leaving many of the details to be worked out later.