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110 words • advanced • 4 years, 5 months ago
"The Eurozone appears to be behaving in the mirror image of what it did during the crisis. Some of the hottest economies are peripheral ones, like Spain (which was an utter basket case during the crisis). While "core" Europe is weak. The latest on the..."

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123 words • advanced • 4 years, 3 months ago
"The Standard Poors 500 Index closed yesterday at a record high of more than 2,000. Yet many people feel that the economy is weak. There are numerous reasons for this, but the one I want to focus on has to do with employment and wages. The economy fe..."
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371 words • advanced • 2 years, 12 months ago
finance, business
"The sell-off in credit over the past week has led many investors to ask what it means for equities. Credit spread widening usually has negative implications for equity but as Goldman notes, it is critical to estimate the degree to which the equity ma..."

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353 words • advanced • 3 years, 8 months ago
"Nobody saw Friday's jobs report coming. It showed the US economy added just 126,000 jobs in March, whereas the consensus forecast was for a gain of 245,000. The unemployment rate was unchanged at 5.5%. It was the biggest miss in payrolls since Decemb..."
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"Bank of Japan governor Haruhiko Kuroda just sent markets into a tailspin after dropping strong suggestions that the yen shouldn't weaken much further against the dollar. According to Reuters, Kuroda said that Japan's real effective exchange rate is "..."
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189 words • intermediate • 4 years, 3 months ago
"China reported a bunch of ugly economic data over the weekend. You can read the details here, but everything from industrial production to retail sales to fixed asset investment was weak. The surprise is not that China is slowing — after all, to some..."
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44 words • intermediate • 2 years, 11 months ago
business
"Thomas Costerg The US economy is a two-sided economy. The domestic sector continues to power job growth. There is a risk that the weakness in manufacturing could spread to services, but we don't see that right now —Senior economist at Standard Ch..."

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190 words • advanced • 2 years, 10 months ago
business
"Paula Bronstein/Getty Images The iron ore price fell modestly overnight, continuing the choppy price action seen in recent days. According to Metal Bulletin, the spot price for benchmark 62% fines fell by 1.2%, or 51 cents, to $41.92 a tonne. Metal..."
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293 words • advanced • 2 years, 9 months ago
business
"Come on... stocks are up large... everything must be awesome!! This was SP and Dow Transports best week of the year... (Dow Industrials best week in 3 months, Nasdaq and Small Caps best week in 4 months) Today's moves were capped at the European c..."
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107 words • advanced • 3 years, 2 months ago
sales
"Retail Sales (ex Auts) dropped 0.3% in September, the 2nd drop in a row, the biggest drop since January (at the heart of the weather-driven economic weakness). For the first time since February, the 'Control Group' Retail Sales dropped (down 0.1% vs ..."

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227 words • advanced • 4 years, 5 months ago
"The Commerce Department downgraded the first-quarter gross domestic product to a 2.9% drop, but St. Louis Fed President James Bullard isn’t worried. It is likely to be an “aberration,” he said. “It’s giving me heartburn, but I think the market’s righ..."

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186 words • advanced • 2 years, 11 months ago
business
"Suffering from the effects of market weakness in major trading economies Preliminary traffic figures for the month of November released today by the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) showed robust growth in international air passenger dema..."
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206 words • advanced • 4 years, 2 months ago
"This is a really good summation of what investors are thinking about right now, from Dan Greenhaus (@danBTIG) of BTIG: Our conversations this past week revealed client’s sense of bifurcation. On the one hand, Friday’s payroll report and strong ISM no..."
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200 words • intermediate • 3 years, 7 months ago
"Shares of Kohl's Corporation fell more than 10% in pre-market trading on Thursday after the company reported weak quarterly sales. The department store retail chain reported sales on Thursday morning of $4.12 billion, up from $4.07 billion the previo..."
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217 words • advanced • 3 years, 8 months ago
"Ethan Harris at Bank of America Merrill Lynch thinks that we're all missing the mark on the most important inflation indicator. In a note to clients on Monday, Harris writes: "One of the striking things about the recent inflation debate is that the c..."
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217 words • advanced • 2 years, 8 months ago
business
"The Atlanta Fed GDPNow estimate has fallen to just 0.4% annualized growth for Q1. The GDPNow model forecast for real GDP growth (seasonally adjusted annual rate) in the first quarter of 2016 is 0.4 percent on April 5, down from 0.7 percent on April ..."
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205 words • advanced • 4 years, 1 month ago
"German business confidence has fallen to its lowest point since August 2012, according to the latest IFOBusiness Climate Index. The October survey showed confidence slipping to103.2 this month, missing analyst forecasts for 104.3 and below the 104.7 ..."
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152 words • advanced • 2 years, 8 months ago
business
"REUTERS/Thomas PeterJapanese stocks, led by another strong gain on Wall Street and continued weakness in the Japanese yen, are now up by over 3% in late trade on Thursday, extending the recovery from the lows seen on April 8 to over 9%. As of 2pm in ..."
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120 words • intermediate • 2 years, 9 months ago
business
"The whole idea behind a flexible exchange rate is to allow the currency to act as a shock absorber for the economy. (Mark Blinch/Reuters) Weak U.S. data threaten Canada’s economic recovery  — The Globe and Mail Published Wednesday, Feb. 24, ..."
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116 words • advanced • 2 years, 7 months ago
business
"Reuters, 26/04 10:27 CET LONDON (Reuters) – Standard Chartered < STAN .L> said profits in the first three months of this year fell about 59 percent from a year ago, as rising charges for bad loans and the weak global trading environment took their..."
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