Financial News for the Week of November 22, 2019

FINANCIAL NEWS HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK Stocks were volatile this week amid signs that U.S.-China trade talks may be stalling. Cautious optimism briefly returned on Friday on news that the Chinese president was calling for the two sides to “strengthen communication”. The housing data re
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Financial News for the Week of November 15, 2019

FINANCIAL NEWS HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK U.S. data this week showcased the contrasting feature of the U.S. economy: a resilient U.S. consumer but a struggling manufacturing sector. Negotiations on a phase one trade deal between the U.S. and China took a step back this week as negotiators
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Financial News for the Week of November 8, 2019

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK It was a relatively quiet week for economic data. The trade deficit narrowed a bit in September, but new tariffs appear to have weighed on both exports and imports. The ISM non-manufacturing index followed its manufacturing counterpart higher in October, with th
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Financial News for the Week of November 1, 2019

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK U.S. economic activity decelerated in the third quarter to a 1.9% annual pace from 2% in the second quarter, with consumer spending doing much of the heavy lifting. The Federal Reserve implemented its third, and likely final, interest rate cut of this year, citi
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