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Monthly Archive: August 2016

Aug 29 2016

This Week’s Market Moving Events

Stocks vacillated around the flat mark for most of the week, as market participants waited for Fed Chair Yellen to speak on Friday and provide further insights into when the Fed may resume its interest rate hikes. On Friday, Dr. Yellen took the stage at the annual Jackson Hole summit and in essence reiterated what …

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Aug 22 2016

This Week’s Market Moving Events

This week, leading bankers and financiers will gather at the annual Jackson Hole economic summit, and the world will be watching and listening as central bankers, including Janet Yellen, will be providing briefings and updates on the discussions. While the event is highly anticipated, it is unlikely to offer anything new or insightful – you …

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Aug 15 2016

This Week’s Market Moving Events

As second quarter earnings season draws to an end, many market prognosticators are a bit perplexed. While earnings as a whole beat consensus estimates, they did so to a lesser degree than in previous quarters. Moreover, earning fell year-over-year by roughly 5% – in other words, corporations made less money for shareholders in Q2 2016 …

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