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Blockbuster Deal In The Greater Entertainment Industry
As initially reported a couple weeks ago 160 The Walt Disney Company 160 DIS 160 has agreed to terms in buying film and TV business assets from 160 21st Century Fox 160 FOXA 160 for 52 4 billion in an all stock deal 66 1 billion including debt Fox shareholders will be

The Final Rate Hike
Following yesterday s Producer Price Index PPI for November the other shoe dropped this morning with the Consumer Price Index CPI which performed similarly to its PPI counterpart 0 4 met analysts consensus whereas the core read ex food amp energy which strips out near term

Look At The Latest PPI Data
As the Federal Open Market Committee FOMC joins together for Chairwoman Janet Yellen s final meeting as the head of U S monetary policy expectations are near 100 that the end result tomorrow will be for a quarter point hike to the Fed funds rate to 1 5 This is still historically low

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Facebook, Twitter, Amazon, TripAdvisor and Snap
For Immediate Release Chicago IL December 12 2017 Zacks com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets Stocks recently featured in the

Biggest Takeaways From LendingClub's Investor Day - Billy Duberstein's Idea Of The Month
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What Should You Expect From The FOMC Meet?
This week the Federal Reserve Open Market Committee FOMC meets for the final time under outgoing Fed Chair Janet Yellen who will step down from the Fed following a four year reign as a relatively dovish yet consistent head custodian of the U S economy She will be replaced early next year

Non-Farm Payrolls Hit 228K
More economic goodies for the Santa Claus rally this morning November non farm payrolls from the Bureau of Labor Statistics BLS just released this morning hit 228K well above analysts consensus of 195K The Unemployment Rate remained unchanged from October at 4 1 The Private sector

Overheating The Economy
We are about to witness the tug-of-war between fiscal and monetary policy. From the St Louis Fed -  What is Potential GDP and Why Does It Matter? Potential gross domestic product (GDP) is a theoretical concept that means different things to different people. To some, it reflects a world in which every

President Trump Signs Jerusalem Resolution
With a quick flick of his wrist and penning of his signature President Trump has reignited violence in the Middle East He did so by signing a resolution that declared the ancient holy city of Jerusalem solely the capital of Israel From the 1993 Oslo Accord declaring a peace treaty

Analysts Raise 2018 Oil Price Forecasts After OPEC Deal
The extension of the OPEC and allies’ production cut deal through the end of 2018 is sending a stronger signal that the oil market rebalancing could speed up and send WTI oil prices to average $54.78 a barrel in 2018, up from a previous projection of $52.50, a  Reuters poll  of 30 analysts and economists showed on