Financial News for the Week of May 25, 2018

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK U.S. trade tensions with China have temporarily subsided, however they have flared up elsewhere, as President Trump ordered a review of U.S. automotive imports. Trade tensions were also flagged as a key risk in the latest FOMC minutes. However, the Committee rem
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Financial News for the Week of May 18, 2018

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK Equity markets were buffeted by plenty of anxiety-producing events from uncertainty on trade negotiations to right wing coalitions in Italy. Americans may also be a bit nervous about higher prices, both at the pump and for borrowing. The rise in oil prices is ex
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Financial News for the Week of May 11, 2018

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK Domestic equity markets shrugged off news that the U.S. administration is pulling out of the current Iran deal while leaving the door open to renegotiation. WTI oil rose for a fifth consecutive week. Rising U.S. gasoline prices helped drive headline inflation to
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Financial News for the Week of May 4, 2018

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK Investors were kept busy this week with plenty of top-tier data, both internationally and domestically, alongside a Fed meeting mid-week. International PMIs suggested some slowing in global economies, largely related to trade tensions. U.S. PMIs also pulled-back
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