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Posts Tagged ‘August 2019’

Weekly Update: Turbulence Continues, Atlanta

In this week’s recap: China unveils new tariffs, the U.S. responds in kind, Jerome Powell speaks at Jackson Hole, leading economic indicators rise, and stocks fall. Weekly Economic Update     THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Traders assumed that the week’s biggest news event would be Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell’s speech at the annual…

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Weekly Update: Volatility Marks Last Week

In this week’s recap: equities are hit by considerable volatility, following developments in the bond market as well as the U.S.-China trade dispute. Weekly Economic Update   THE WEEK ON WALL STREET U.S. stock indices saw significant ups and downs last week, with traders looking for economic cues from Treasury yields and also developments in…

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Weekly Update: FED Cuts Benchmark Interest Rate

In this week’s recap: stocks fall after a Federal Reserve rate cut, new tariffs are planned for Chinese goods, and payrolls see triple-digit monthly growth. Weekly Economic Update   THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Last week, the Federal Reserve cut interest rates for the first time in more than a decade, in line with Wall…

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