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Posted Mon, Aug 12, 2019
In this month’s recap: the Federal Reserve eases, stocks reach historic peaks, and face-to-face U.S.-China trade talks formally resume.
Posted Mon, Aug 12, 2019
In this month’s recap: Stocks, gold, and oil all surge, a door opens for U.S.-China trade talks to resume, and the Federal Reserve suddenly sounds dovish.
Posted Mon, Jun 10, 2019
In this month’s recap: major stock benchmarks descend as new developments in the U.S.-China tariff dispute lead to a broad risk-off in equities; consumer confidence surges, while the housing market cools.
Posted Wed, May 15, 2019
In this month’s recap: the Federal Reserve sees no rate hikes in 2019, investors watch Treasury yields with interest, hiring suddenly weakens, home sales pick up, and the price of oil tops $60.
Posted Thu, Mar 07, 2019
In this month’s recap: domestic and foreign shares (and many commodities) advance, as two major investor anxieties ease for the moment.
Posted Tue, Feb 26, 2019
In this month’s recap: equities rally here and around the world, economic fundamentals look solid, the pace of home sales slows, and oil surges.
Posted Tue, Feb 26, 2019
In this month’s recap: equity and commodity markets experience major losses, the Fed sends a hawkish message, home sales improve, and the economy maintains its momentum.
Posted Tue, Dec 18, 2018
In this month’s recap: equities rise with a little help from the Fed, oil dives, and most key domestic indicators look quite strong.
Posted Mon, Nov 19, 2018
In this month’s recap: another correction hits Wall Street, housing indicators raise questions, but consumer confidence, consumer spending, and GDP look healthy.
Posted Mon, Nov 19, 2018
In this month’s recap: the Fed hikes again, wage growth ascends, mortgage rates rise notably, and stocks advance.
Posted Mon, Sep 17, 2018
In this month’s recap: stocks make history, consumer confidence rises, the housing market’s summer slump continues, and a new trade pact might replace NAFTA.