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Round Of Fed Speeches And Gold
Article By: Arkadiusz Sieroń
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 4:07 PM EDT
The current week is dominated by the next round of Fed officials’ speeches.
In this article: GLD
Employment In Coal Mining
Article By: Angry Bear
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 3:52 PM EDT
Trump is claiming he can restore coal mining to its former glory by reversing the new regulations that Obama enacted.
In this article: KOL
'Dumb Money' Most Bullish 2000
Article By: TheoTrade
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 2:56 PM EDT
The S&P 500 rallied 0.72% on Tuesday, ending the sell-off which was driven by the GOP’s failure to deliver healthcare reform.
In this article: QQQ, IWM, SPX
Are Stock Investors Placing Too Much Faith In Tax Cuts?
Article By: Gary Gordon
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 2:27 PM EDT
There hasn’t been a major overhaul of the tax code in three decades. Yet many investors seem to think consequential tax reduction for corporations as well as tax cuts for the middle class is a cinch. It won’t be.
EUR/USD Retreats As 1/4 Legs Of The Rally Drops
Article By: Yohay Elam
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 1:47 PM EDT
Euro/dollar trades around 1.0750, back to the 1.0720 to 1.0775 range that characterized it earlier in the month. The move to 1.0905 has been fully reversed.
In this article: ERO
Thoughts On US Markets Drifting Lower And Safe Havens Getting A Buy
Podcast By: Cory Fleck
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 1:33 PM EDT
Safe havens right now are driven by loss of confidence in the markets as well as the continued longer-term narrative of negative interest rates.
In this podcast: VIX, DJI Also: GLD
Retailing In America: Game Theory In Reverse
Article By: Danielle DiMartino Booth
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 1:27 PM EDT
The bubble in commercial real estate (CRE) could trigger systemic risk, which of course, no central bank can contain.
“In Order That They Might Rest Their Arguments On Facts”
Article By: Timothy Taylor
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 10:57 AM EDT
There is considerable concern among economists and social scientists that the Trump administration will take a hatchet to the government statistical programs.
The Need For Very Low Interest Rates In An Era Of Subdued Investment Spending
Article By: Global Economic Intersection
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 10:53 AM EDT
Why have interest rates stayed low for so long after the financial crisis - and will they remain low for the foreseeable future?
EC Why Energy-Economy Models Produce Overly Optimistic Indications
Article By: Gail Tverberg
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 10:49 AM EDT
Whether or not a new economic system can arise to take the place of our existing system remains to be seen. It certainly is a concern.
February Pending Home Sales Surge Most Since 2010 (And Plunge Most Since Nov. 2014)
Article By: Tyler Durden
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 10:41 AM EDT
With new home sales jumping and existing home sales dumping, pending home sales broke the tie this morning with a massive beat (up 5.5% MoM vs 2.5% expectations).
Brexit Is More Important Politically Than It Is Economically
Article By: Edward Harrison
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 9:30 AM EDT
Today’s news coverage is non-stop Brexit. And this is a big event. But it is the political implications which matter; the economic impact will be more muted.
In this article: FXB
Morning Call For Wednesday, March 29
Article By: Jim Van Meerten
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 8:30 AM EDT
Jun E-mini S&Ps (ESM17 unch) this morning are little changed, down -0.02%, and European stocks are up +0.08% at a 1-1/4 year high.
U.S. Treasuries: A Little Bit Of March Madness
Article By: WisdomTree
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 8:19 AM EDT
Since around mid-December, the 10-yield level has hit or moved over the 2.60% threshold a handful of times, and in each instance the UST rallied, with rates falling accordingly.
In this article: TNX
Article 50 Now A Harsh Reality Will Face The Brexiteers
Article By: Keith Pilbeam
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 8:05 AM EDT
Theresa May and her team of Brexiteers Bojo, Liam Fox and David Davies simply do not have the vision, understanding or ability to deal with the task of dealing with the complexity of the Brexit problem that lies ahead.
In this article: EWU
Job Loss In Manufacturing: More Robot Blaming
Article By: Dean Baker
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 7:56 AM EDT
The question of whether the spread of robots will lead to a transfer of income from workers to the people who "own" the robots will depend to a large extent on our patent laws.
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