Articles in Economy
Markets Looks Forward To Key Economic Readings - Economic Highlights
3/2/2015, 10:15 am from Zacks.com in Investing, Economy
Stocks aren't expected to do much ahead of the open this morning, with market participants looking ahead to key economic readings later today and the rest of this week. The key report today is the... Read >>
The Looming Greek Disaster
3/2/2015, 8:54 am from Peter Kohli in Investing, International, Economy, ETFs
‘They have bought time, but not much. "I am the finance minister of a bankrupt country," says Yanis Varoufakis, the rap-artist Keynesian with a mission to correct all of Europe's... Read >>
Can We Fix Climate Change With Technology?
3/2/2015, 8:49 am from Oilprice.com in Investing, Commodities, Economy, Technology
By Nick Cunningham for Oilprice.com A report from the National Academy of Sciences concluded that experiments in blotting out the sun in order to reduce the amount of the sun’s rays... Read >>
The Most Important Number No One Is Talking About
2/28/2015, 7:00 am from BlackRock in Investing, Economy
If you follow financial news or ask most investors, monthly nonfarm payrolls, retail sales or perhaps consumer prices are typically considered critical U.S. economic releases. These measures... Read >>
GDP Fails To Provide Spark - Economic Highlights
2/27/2015, 10:35 am from Zacks.com in Investing, Economy
The GDP report doesn't give stocks enough reason to build on their recent gains. That's particularly the case after a very strong month for stocks that has pushed the broad indexes into record... Read >>
When Is The Fed Going To Raise Its Rates?
2/27/2015, 9:26 am from Steven Hansen in Investing, Economy, Bonds
Much of what I write about is food for thought. I take opposing positions on subjects when I agree generally on what was said - as want readers to understand there are exceptions or buts or... Read >>
The Indian Railway Budget, Good Or Bad?
2/27/2015, 9:02 am from Peter Kohli in Investing, International, Economy, Investing Ideas
With 1.4 million employees, the Indian Railways is one of the largest employers in the world and central to the lives of India’s 1.3 billion people. On Thursday, Railway Minister Suresh Pradhu... Read >>
Can U.S. Equity Still Deliver if the Fed Hikes?
2/26/2015, 7:00 pm from BlackRock in Investing, Economy
Federal Reserve (Fed) Chairwoman Janet Yellen's testimony to Congress this week took a big step toward making clear something investors have assumed for some time The Fed is on course for... Read >>
The Fed Waited Too Long: Here Comes Inflation
2/26/2015, 5:28 pm from EconMatters in Investing, Economy, Stocks, US Markets
CPI Core Shows Inflation The drop in energy prices, had the knee jerk reaction that we were in a deflationary spiral, again markets get many things wrong on first blush. The drop in energy... Read >>
Nasdaq's Recent Strength Is Based On Real Growth
2/26/2015, 11:46 am from Billionaire's Portfolio in Investing, Investing Ideas, Economy, US Markets
Despite the powerful recovery in stocks, the rally has had few believers. All along the way, skeptics have pointed to threats in Europe, domestic debt issues, political stalemates, perceived... Read >>