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Traders just aren't happy

After the open… The economy created more jobs than expected in September 213K, beating the 202K consensus estimate and the 202K in August. Given the economy's particular ills, there are few... Read >>

ADP's Encouraging Jobs Report Is Unlikely To Boost Stocks - Economic Highlights

The positive jobs report this morning will likely be insufficient to push stocks higher on this first day of October. Stocks were down in September, though they ended Q3 modestly in the positive... Read >>

Martin Tillier

Why A Short Term Bounce In European Stocks Looks Likely

At the start of this year I succumbed to peer pressure, pulled out my crystal ball, and attempted to predict what 2014 had in store for investors. The number one area from which I expected... Read >>

Markets Poised to Grow Despite Weakness Abroad - Economic Highlights

Stocks are indicated to start the last trading session of Q3 on a positive note, despite more evidence of global growth challenges. Today's data from China and Japan provides further evidence that... Read >>

Gasoline Prices Look Set To Stay Low

By Nick Cunningham for To the delight of American drivers, gasoline prices are continuing to slide downwards. The national average price of gasoline hit $3.35 per gallon at the... Read >>


#PreMarket Primer: Tuesday, September 30: Hong Kong Protests Continue Despite Efforts To Disperse

Protesters in Hong Kong extended the blockade on Tuesday and prepared for the return of riot police as Chinese National Day approached. Over the weekend, police attempted to clear the protesters... Read >>

Consumer Spending Poised to Grow Steadily in Upcoming Quarters - Economic Highlights

Stocks appear on track to start today's session on a weak note, despite the positive looking consumer spending report this morning. Today's weakness likely reflects nothing more than continuation... Read >>

Martin Tillier

Positive 'Surprises' During Earnings Season Isn't Much Of A Surprise

I know that I am not the only one, but I am getting really tired of one particular Wall Street game. This week results for the third quarter of 2014 will begin to dribble in. Of particular... Read >>

World Bank: Russia Could Be On The Brink Of Recession

By Andy Tully for International sanctions over Russia’s aggressive acts in Ukraine and a lack of structural economic reforms domestically has led the World Bank to cut its... Read >>

Olson Global Markets

Yields On U.S. Treasury 5-Year Notes Testing Key Inflection Point

With U.S. 5-year Treasury note yields (FVX) closing at 18.02 (1.802%) last week after testing the 18.74 (or 1.874%) level earlier, it may be a good time to check the long-term chart of FVX. At... Read >>

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