Financial News for the Week of September 27, 2019

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK A downturn in U.S. consumer confidence and rising political risks as the House began impeachment inquiries against President Trump, triggered volatility in global markets. U.S. personal incomes jumped in August (to 0.4% month-on-month from 0.1% previously), even
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Financial News for the Week of September 20, 2019

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK In the main financial event of the week, the Federal Reserve cut its key lending rate by 25 basis points, but was mum on the prospect for additional cuts. Our latest forecast sees slower economic growth leading to at least one more rate cut. Fed rate cuts will h
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Financial News for the Week of September 13, 2019

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK There was good news in the trade negotiations between the U.S. and China this week as the President announced a postponement of tariffs and China exempted key agricultural goods (pork and soybeans) from existing tariffs. The European Central Bank lowered its key
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