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Weekly Outlook: Housing and FOMC

It’s all about housing and the FOMC this week. The National Association of Home Builders showed improved confidence from U.S….

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Market Update: Quadruple Expiration Friday

While expirations are happening throughout the day today, Jack Bouroudjian reminds us that there is still a big question mark…

Dr. Nouriel Roubini will be the featured speaker, on Sept. 14, at CME Group’s Precious Metals Dinner in New York City


Dr. Nouriel Roubini, , renowed economist from New York University’s Stern School of Business, will be the featured speaker this evening,…

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Market Update: Expiration

The market rallied back, and Jack Bouroudjian reminds us to take this into account when there is Expiration on Friday….

Weekly Outlook: Keeping Up with The Fed & Consumers


This week, markets will be absorbing key economic speeches from the Fed on Monday, and consumer sentiment readouts on Friday….

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Weekly Outlook: Jobs Numbers

On the heals of Janet Yellen’s speech at Jackson Hole, multiple Fed speeches are on the horizon this week. Combined…

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Weekly Outlook: Home Sales and Jackson Hole

All eyes will be on Jackson Hole, Wyoming this week as the Kansas City Federal Reserve opens its annual symposium…

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Weekly Outlook: Equities, Oil and FOMC

The week began with equity indexes and oil getting a bounce, but where markets end the week may depend on Wednesday’s…

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Weekly Outlook: Jobs and Rates

This week is light on economic reports, but may provide a chance to see how markets respond to a positive…

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Weekly Outlook: Jobs and BOE Announcement

An increase in the U.S. federal funds rate may still come this year. However, it will depend on critical data…

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Market Update: The Fed and Earnings

The two day Fed meeting kicked off today. The rate hike once predicted for this week will likely be pushed…

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Weekly Outlook: FOMC and Housing

The FOMC meets this week with virtually no chance of a fed funds rate increase. Very few traders are expecting…