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24Nov2015 Market Close: Markets Close Mostly Up, DOW Up 20 Points, Oil Remains In The 42's And Other Global Worries Haven't Gone Away
Written by Laurentiu Nicolae
The European Union does not have a common healthcare system, a common social benefit system, a common pension system, or at least a common unemployment benefit, financed by a common EU budget, thus so EU looks like any other colonial empire, with a colonial power (Germany), some 'little brothers' (the Netherlands, Austria, Denmark, Belgium, Finland) and their colonies: Romania, Bulgaria, the rebellious Hungary etc.
Written by Gary
Not much happened in this afternoon session, not surprising for a Holiday week. The averages did close up in the green, but flat and not very exciting as the oil glut, weak global finances and a host of other worries take front and center of the investors dinner plat. This is one of those weeks where it becomes a wait and see to what Mr. market has up his sleeve.
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24Nov2015 Market Update: US Averages Melt Up To Flat Status, DOW Up 2 Points, Oil In Low 43's And Ex
Written by Doug Short and Steven Hansen
The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index declined to 90.4 in November from the September final reading of 99.1, an upward revision of September's initial 97.6. The market expected (from Bloomberg) this index to come in between 100.0 to 106.0 (consensus 102.5).