27Jun2016 Pre-Market Commentary: US Futures Down One Percentage Point, WTI Crude Prices Falling, More Market Losses Expected Today


Written by Gary

U.S. stock index futures are lower this morning as investors assessed the implications of the Brexit. SPY is down -0.9%, WTI crude is still falling, currently in the high 46's and the USD is climbing to its highest level in two months. European bank shares are on track for their biggest ever two-day fall has driven the sterling to a fresh 31-year low against the dollar.

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What We Read Today 26 June 2016

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Economic And Budgetary Effects Of Federal Investment

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Federal investment in physical capital, education, and research and development boosts private-sector productivity gradually. The overall macroeconomic and budgetary effects of federal investment depend on how that spending is financed.

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Monday Morning Call 27 June

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17 June 2016: ECRI's WLI Growth Index Unchanged

ECRI's WLI Growth Index which forecasts economic growth six months forward was unchanged and remains in positive territory for the thirteenth week - after spending the previous 34 consecutive weeks in negative territory.

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