Weekly Market Commentary
August 22, 2016
Last week, Wall Street was speculating about monetary policy with the enthusiasm of commentators trying to predict who will bring home Olympic gold.
The Federal Open Market Commi... view full article >>
Bloomberg by Christine Buurma
U.S. natural gas futures snapped a five-day winning streak on forecasts for easing heat in the Midwest and South.
The weather will be mostly normal or cooler-than-average in the Midwest, Southwest and along the Gul... view full article >>
Bloomberg by Lisa Du
It turns out diversity may be good for the economy, after all.
In contrast to some election year rhetoric over immigration's negative impact on the U.S., new research shows that it can deliver economic benefits in the c... view full article >>
The Street by Robert McGarvey
Start preparing to retire now. Not when you are nearing the golden mark. But now. It doesn't matter how old you are. Start clearing your head of fables that almost guarantee unhappy retirements.
Like what? A first ... view full article >>
Reuters by Caroline Valetkevitch
U.S. stocks eased from record highs on Tuesday after comments from Federal Reserve officials fueled speculation of an interest rate hike this year.
The S&P telecommunications index and utilities, among sectors m... view full article >>
Reuters by Jan Harvey and Zandi Shabalala
Gold edged back above $1,350 an ounce on Thursday as the dollar gave up earlier gains against a currency basket, with uncertainty over the outlook for U.S. monetary policy continuing to underpin the metal.
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