Financial News for the Week of July 28, 2017

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK It was a good start to the week for U.S. equities, with stock prices boosted by another round of strong earnings reports and a weakening in the US dollar to its lowest level in over a year. However, these gains were offset by dips in health care and tech stocks
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Financial News for the Week of July 21, 2017

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK It was a light domestic data week with investors focused on politics, central banks, and international data. U.S. equities set new records with the S&P 500 a mere 25 points from 2,500. while the dollar weakened broadly. China’s economy grew by 6.9% y/y in Q2
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Financial News for the Week of July 14, 2017

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK Fedspeak took center stage this week. Fed Chair Yellen delivered prepared remarks to Congress, where among other things, she acknowledged the uncertainty as to when inflation would rise back toward its target. Taken together with Governor Brainard’s comments, ma
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Financial News for the Week of July 7, 2017

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK Global bond yields moved higher this week following cautiously hawkish statements by central bankers last week. Above-trend economic growth in advanced economies is expected to persist. But, inflation is expected to lag owing to a number of structural factors wo
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