Raymond Merriman's Weekly Preview

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Posted by in Raymond Merriman's Weekly Preview on December 14, 2018 .

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NOTE: There will be no normal weekly column during the next two weeks of holidays. We will, however, post articles that will be interest from past Forecast Books. To all readers of this column, we thank you for your support over the past years, and wish you and yours a very...

Posted by in Raymond Merriman's Weekly Preview on December 08, 2018 .

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Job growth slowed in November amid fears that economic growth is losing steam. Nonfarm payrolls increased by 155,000 for the month while the unemployment rate again held at 3.7 percent, its lowest since 1969,...

Posted by in Raymond Merriman's Weekly Preview on December 01, 2018 .

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Mr. Powell (Fed Chair) said interest rates are “just below” broad estimates of a neutral level – a setting designed to neither speed nor slow economic growth. Investors read his comments to suggest that...

Posted by in Raymond Merriman's Weekly Preview on November 24, 2018 .

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NOTE: This will be a short column because the Forecast Book is due to be delivered to the printer this weekend. The writing is done, but the formatting and final editing are in process.

 

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Posted by in Raymond Merriman's Weekly Preview on November 17, 2018 .

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The British Pound suffered its biggest one-day loss against the euro since October 2016 on Thursday, as a flurry of resignations rocked the government of U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May… Market focus is largely attuned to Brexit developments, amid...

Posted by in Raymond Merriman's Weekly Preview on November 10, 2018 .

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NOTE: It will be a short column this week, and the next two weeks, due to the approaching deadline to finish the Forecast 2019 Book.

 

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The Hulbert Financial Digest found that since 1900, the two quarters before the midterms only gained 1.4%....

Posted by in Raymond Merriman's Weekly Preview on November 03, 2018 .

 

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Job growth blew past expectations in October and year-over-year wage gains jumped past 3 percent for the first time since the Great Recession, the Labor Department reported Friday. Nonfarm payrolls powered up by 250,000 for the month, well...

Posted by in Raymond Merriman's Weekly Preview on October 27, 2018 .

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Several factors have conspired to knock markets down this month — some earnings disappointment, fear of rising interest rates, a brewing conflict between Italy and the European Union over budget spending, criticism of oil power Saudi...