Written by Gary
US stock future indexes are fractionally lower this morning due to weak Chinese economic data that renewed concerns over the world's economy. Stochastics and the RSI are neutral to bearish signaling that sideways to lower prices are possible near-term. Markets are expected to open lower and market weakness may prevail throughout the session.
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from Liberty Street Economics
-- this post authored by Jan Groen and Patrick Russo
After a period of stability, oil prices started to decline in mid-2015, and this downward trend continued into early 2016. As we noted in an earlier post, it is important to assess whether these price declines reflect demand shocks or supply shocks, since the two types of shocks have different implications for the U.S. economic outlook.
Infographic Of The Day: History Of Hacking
It is difficult to go for a week without hearing a news story about a major corporation or business that has been compromised by hackers.
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by Rodger Malcolm Mitchell, www.nofica.com
Every politician tells voters he/she plans to bring jobs back to America. It is a lie, designed to fool desperate people.
It is a lie when Donald Trump says it. It is a lie when Ted Cruz and Hillary Clinton say it. It is a lie when Bernie Sanders says it.
Written by Jim Welsh
Weekly Technical Review 02 May 2016
In last week's WTR and in anticipation of the FOMC's meeting on April 27, I asked the question, 'What Will the Fed Say'? My answer was simple.
02May2016 Market Update: DOW Up Almost Triple Digits, Crude Prices And US Dollar Sliding, But Expect
CoreLogic's Home Price Index (HPI) shows that home prices in the USA are up 6.7 % year-over-year year-over-year (reported up 2.1 % month-over-month). Last month's 6.8 % year-over-year gain was revised downward to 5.9 % [revisions to previous months lately have been significantly downward so I would not take the 6.8 % to the bank]. CoreLogic HPI is used in the Federal Reserves's Flow of Funds to calculate the values of residential real estate.