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Financial News for the Week of December 6, 2019

FINANCIAL NEWS HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK A Trade tensions reemerged this week. President Trump suggested that the U.S.-China deal could wait until after the election, announced steel and aluminum tariffs on Brazil and Argentina, and threatened to impose tariffs on France. International t
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Financial News for the Week of November 29, 2019

FINANCIAL NEWS HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK A quiet, holiday-shortened week featured data that painted a picture of an economy that has slowed, but not stalled. Revisions to Q2 GDP did little to change the picture of the economy. Durable goods orders were a bright spot, but the Fed’s manufa
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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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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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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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