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MARKET UPDATE: RUSSIA, OIL & INTEREST RATES

The Russian Central Bank has stepped in to intervene in the ruble crisis Russia has been battling due, in part,…

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MONDAY OUTLOOK: CONSIDERABLE TIME FOR FED FUNDS RATE

  The Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee meets this week for the final time this year, beginning Tuesday. Once…

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MARKET UPDATE: VOLATILITY CONTINUES

Market conditions have been extremely volatile recently with triple digit moves back and forth.  This week there is a convergence…

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MARKET UPDATE: IT’S ALL ABOUT OIL

These days, it’s all about oil.  Over the last 8 months, there has been a 44% decrease in the price…

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Monday Outlook: Farmers Holding onto Grain?

  While much of the commodity focus remains on oil, and the dynamics driving its price downward, there are some equally…

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MARKET UPDATE: ALL ABOUT JOBS

It’s all about jobs today in the marketplace.  The unemployment report today produced a number much better than people expected…

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Market Update: Why Job Numbers Matter

  Fed Governor Richard Fisher said today that this Fed is not date dependent, it’s data dependent. That means the…

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MARKET UPDATE: BLACK CLOUD OF OIL

We started off the month on a weak note, similar to the last six months, but this week is an…

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MONDAY OUTLOOK: FALLING OIL PRICES IMPACT GEOPOLITICS

There’s an unemployment report this week, which is sure to launch some early December views on what markets and Fed…

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Monday Outlook: Economic Thanksgiving

Fewer economic events are on the calendar this week thanks to the Thanksgiving holiday in the U.S., but it follows…

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MARKET UPDATE: WINDS IN THE SAILS OF EQUITIES

Jack told us that this week would be all about the central banks and he appears to be correct.  To…

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MARKET UPDATE: FED MINUTES

Today is all about the Fed minutes.  Jack tells us that there is some argument about the inflation target and…