Financial News for the Week of August 31, 2018

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK Markets reacted positively to developments that the U.S. and Mexico had reached a trade deal. Details still need to be finalized, including Canada’s position. A revised, trilateral agreement looks unlikely to be achieved today. Data was broadly positive this wee
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Financial News for the Week of August 24, 2018

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK  Financial markets jitters have eased somewhat this week as concerns about emerging countries have temporarily subsided, helped in part by a lower U.S. dollar. Economic data was mixed. U.S. business investment remained upbeat in July, with new orders of capital
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Financial News for the Week of August 17, 2018

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK  Concerns about Turkey drove market volatility this week, but U.S. equity markets managed a rebound. Strong retail sales and historically-high small business optimism suggest a strong economic expansion in the U.S. this quarter. Although concerns eased by week’s
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