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Traders Wants A Rate Cut; They Should Be Careful What They Wish For


Wall Street Waiting for Fed's Decision
With no major economic data being released ahead of the opening bell today and Q2 earnings season now in the rearview mirror all eyes turn to the Federal Reserve This afternoon Fed Chair Jerome Powell is expected to give public remarks on the state of the U S economy even though

ECB Hints for More Stimulus
Working off their highest closes since the first week of May U S market indexes are ramping up yet again in today s pre market giving hope they may finish this Friday up for the third week in a row Housing data has hit the tape ahead of the opening bell but the gains seen began with a

Will The Stock Market Really Crash If Trump Isn't Re-Elected?


What A Fine Mess We Have Gotten Ourselves Into


Big Ticket Mergers Are in Focus
Market indexes are up slightly in this morning s pre market session looking to follow through on last week s overall close in the green News on two major mergers in their respective industries are taking headlines along with a fresh regional economic read The 160 Empire

Weekly Economic Release Summary: Does The Fed Understand Inflation?
Most inflation forecasts are simply educated guesses. People talk more about things they do not understand. As an example in the Participant's Views section of the last Federal Reserve FOMC meeting minutes, the word inflation was used 76 times whilst the words "economic activity" was used only 12 times.

U.S. Industrial Production Inches Higher
Retail Sales 160 for the month of May came in at 0 5 this morning below the 0 7 expected though up big on revisions to April What was posted last month as a headline of 0 2 in Retail Sales is listed today at 0 3 Subtracting volatility in auto sales we also see 0 5 ahead of

More Economic Data to Focus On
More economic data greets this Thursday s pre market indexes with futures up on the Dow Nasdaq and S amp P 500 The usual Thursday Initial Jobless Claims are joined by new prints for May Import and Export prices But the main headline is a developing story two shipping tankers in the Gulf

What Happens When Beijing Is Biggest Owner Of US Debt?
American exceptionalism remains alive and well, with anti-China rhetoric now having reached boiling point. It’s a bit of an existential quagmire.  A few decades back, nurturing better relations with China was a bipartisan issue in Washington beginning with former President Richard Nixon's history-making visit to