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MarketUpdate 102212

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…

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Weekly Outlook: Housing Takes Center Stage

In a week short on major economic releases, housing starts and existing home sales will give an indication of the state…

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Weekly Outlook: Brexit and the Fed

Brexit continues to weigh on markets. The British pound and stocks began the week on a rally when it became…

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Weekly Outlook: Post-Brexit Indicators

As the rest of the EU prepares to keep the union afloat following Friday’s historic vote in the U.K., this week’s economic attention…

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Weekly Outlook: Lots of Fed Speeches

Market participants mostly do not expect a Fed rate increase at the Fed’s June meeting. According to CME Group’s Fed…

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Weekly Outlook: Price Indexes and Beige Book

Financial markets and the Federal Reserve should get a better read on economic activity and inflation when the producer and…

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Weekly Outlook: Farm Plantings and Payrolls

This week is loaded with major economic reports and remarks that could impact several markets, beginning with Fed Chair Janet…

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Weekly Outlook: Fed Meeting

The Federal Reserve meets for the second time this year, beginning Tuesday, and will reveal its outlook on the economic…

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Tweeted Markets: All About Rates (And Oil)

The European Central Bank announced that it will drop its already negative bank deposit rate and expand its quantitative easing…

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Weekly Outlook: Equities, Gold and Negative Rates

Following a strong non-farm payrolls number on Friday, this could be a pivotal week for equities and gold markets. Gold…

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Weekly Outlook: All Eyes on The Jobs Report

All eyes will be on Friday’s jobs report. Another increase in jobs and wages could ease worries over the health…