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Weekly Economic Update

Economic Update 8-08-2016 Economic data for the week was highlighted by weaker than expected but still-expansionary ISM manufacturing and non-manufacturing reports, while the July employment situation report was much stronger than anticipated, pleasing investment markets. Equity markets were higher in … Continue reading

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Weekly Economic Update

Economic Update 9-08-2015 Economic data was mixed with weakness seen in manufacturing, while services remained strong, albeit weaker than last month.  The monthly employment report disappointed relative to expectations, although it contained some positive revisions. Equity markets continued to experience heightened … Continue reading

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Weekly Economic Update

Economic Update 8-10-2015 Economic data for the week was generally decent, with the ISM manufacturing and non-manufacturing reports showing expansion, an improved willingness of bankers to lend, and a jobs report generally on par with expectations—showing continued growth in a … Continue reading

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Weekly Economic Update

Domestic markets continued higher, with additional Fed promises of more accommodative policy, but were outshined by many foreign names.  Several more speculative areas that performed well last year, such as biotech and social media, have experienced negative results as of … Continue reading

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