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Market Update: Another Sell-Off

Another week, another steep sell-off in equities. Over the course of the last two sessions, the Nasdaq has lost about…

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Weekly Outlook: Yellen Remarks and Grain Outlook

Fed Chair Janet Yellen delivers her semi-annual testimony to Congress this week on Wednesday and Thursday. Market watchers will be…

Market Update: IOU Market


We’re in an I.O.U. market: Interest rates, oil and uncertainty. The unemployment numbers out today say we’re at nearly full…

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Market Update: A Is for Asset Allocation

The first month of the year has seen money move out of equities and into fixed income. Jack discusses why we should…

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Market Update: All About the Vowels

This week will be all about the vowels: earnings, interest rates, oil and unemployement.  About 20 percent of the S&P…

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Weekly Outlook: Big Week for U.S. Economy

Today marks the start of a new month and a big week for the U.S. economy.  There are several Federal…

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Market Update: Crude Continues to Be 1,000 Pound Gorilla

It’s a big week for earnings, and though Jack doesn’t expect much from this week’s FOMC meeting, there is the…

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Weekly Outlook: FOMC and GDP

The FOMC holds its January meeting this week, and the Fed is widely expected to hold interest rates steady for…

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As Equities Slide, More Access to Global Indexes

Equities markets have been rocked by volatility to start 2016. In the U.S., most news coverage revolves around the Dow…

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MARKET UPDATE: HAVE CRUDE PRICES SEEN BOTTOM YET?

There was a tremendous spike in crude prices overnight with WTI and Brent.  Both are over $30 a barrel now,…

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Moskow: Fed Increases Will Be Gradual

When the Federal Reserve announced a rate hike for the first time in nine years in December, most traders and economists…

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Market Update: Crude Oil and Capital Markets

Crude oil continues to be the biggest factor in where equity markets are headed, according to Jack Bouroudjian. “Everything that is…