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Financial News for the Week of December 3, 2021

FINANCIAL NEWS HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK • The ISM manufacturing index showed signs of easing supply chain conditions in financial news. Supplier delivery times shortened while production, employment and new orders indexes all increased. • This week’s…


Financial News for the Week of November 26, 2021

FINANCIAL NEWS HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK • President Biden removed months of speculation by announcing his nomination of current Fed Chair Jerome Powell for a second term to head the Central Bank. He will be joined by Governor Brainard who the…


Financial News for the Week of November 19, 2021

FINANCIAL NEWS HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK • October retail sales rose a better-than-expected 1.7% on the month. Sales in volatile categories were up robustly, but sales in the control group also rose a strong 1.6%. Leading the charge on this front was a…


Financial news for the week of January 17, 2020

Financial News for the Week of January 17, 2020

FINANCIAL NEWS HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK Data releases over the week reinforce the main themes in the U.S. economy: solid consumption, housing market recovery, faltering business investment and soft inflation. The phase one trade deal was formally…