Financial News for the Week of August 25, 2017

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK A very quiet week for economic data had markets anticipating Chair Yellen’s remarks at Jackson Hole. Her speech largely went over old ground on financial stability and the role of regulation. Next week, President Trump is expected to join the chorus of Republica
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Financial News for the Week of August 18, 2017

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK A relatively good week for economic data was overshadowed by geopolitical events. Volatility spiked late in the week, the Dow suffered its largest one day loss since May on Thursday, and the 10-Year Treasury rallied to 2.17%. Investor nervousness is understandab
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Financial News for the Week of August 11, 2017

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK Markets this week have been largely driven by corporate earnings and political events, with tensions on the Korean Peninsula escalating to the point where markets can no longer ignore them. Inflation strengthened in the Eurozone, with prices growing by 0.13% in
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Financial News for the Week of August 4, 2017

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK U.S. stock indices remained supported by the continued flow of favorable earnings releases. Bond yields and the U.S. dollar moved lower through Thursday, but that dynamic reversed course with the robust payrolls report. The American economy continued to churn ou
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