Financial News for the Week of October 18, 2019

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK The economic data was subdued this week. Retail sales fell 0.3% in September, ending their six month growth streak. Industrial production also fell. Multifamily starts took a step back, but single-family starts fared better. The Fed’s Beige Book confirmed that e
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Financial News for the Week of October 11, 2019

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK CPI report – the only key data release this week – confirmed that inflation remained tame in September. Both headline and core inflation registered a muted 0.1% increase on the month, leaving the readings flat on a year-over-year basis. Meanwhile, th
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Financial News for the Week of October 4, 2019

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK October began on a sour note. A deepening contraction in the manufacturing ISM confirmed that the global manufacturing slump has washed up on American shores, and the sectoral weakness may be spreading into other industries. The jobs report offered some encourag
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