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Posted by in Raymond Merriman's Weekly Preview on October 13, 2018 .

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"I think the Fed is making a mistake. They are so tight. I think the Fed has gone crazy," the president said. Fears about rapidly rising rates helped cause the Dow Jones Industrial Average to drop more than 800 points Wednesday. "Actually, it's a...

Posted by in Raymond Merriman's Weekly Preview on October 05, 2018 .

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Nonfarm payrolls rose just 134,000, well below estimates of 185,000 and the worst performance since September 2017 when a labor strike weighed on the numbers. The unemployment rate fell two-tenths of a percentage point to 3.7 percent, the lowest...

Posted by in Raymond Merriman's Weekly Preview on September 29, 2018 .

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"We are not concerned about a near-term financial crisis in Italy, but we are concerned that Italy might face a serious debt crisis when we hit the next recession maybe in 2021, 2022," Carsten Hesse, European economist at Berenberg told...

Posted by in Raymond Merriman's Weekly Preview on September 21, 2018 .

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average surged to an all-time high on Thursday, surpassing its January high, but a third of its components still remain in a correction. Even as the blue-chip index nears its all-time high hit in January, 10 of its...

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

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Seventy percent of voters describe the U.S. economy as "excellent" or "good" in a new Quinnipiac University poll, matching the survey's all-time high. But the strong outlook on the economy has not lifted Trump. Only 38 percent of voters...

Posted by in Raymond Merriman's Weekly Preview on September 07, 2018 .

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The Labor Department said nonfarm payrolls grew by 201,000 in August while average hourly earnings rose 2.9 percent for the month on an annualized basis, evidence that the long-awaited rebound in wages may be starting to show. Economists...

Posted by in Raymond Merriman's Weekly Preview on August 31, 2018 .

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NOTE: Markets will be closed on Monday, September 3, in the USA, in observance of the Labor Day holiday.

 

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The escalating trade war between the U.S. and China could lead to a "global economic crisis," according to George Yeo, a former

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

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President Donald Trump said the stock market would plummet if he were to be removed from office. "If I ever got impeached, I think the market would crash. I think everybody would be very poor," the president said in a Fox News interview that...