Articles in Economy
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 >>
Markets Likely To Open In Green Despite Mixed Data - Economic Highlights
2/26/2015, 10:10 am from Zacks.com in Investing, Economy
Stocks are expected to start today's session modestly in the green at the open, with positive momentum from the last few days continuing into today's session despite this morning's mixed economic... Read >>
OPEC Considers Emergency Meeting On Oil Prices
2/26/2015, 8:42 am from Oilprice.com in Investing, Commodities, Economy, International
By Andy Tully for Oilprice.com Many OPEC members say the cartel may have to call an emergency meeting production and prices because of the damage the collapse of oil prices has been doing to... Read >>
Markets Are Likely To Remain Almost Unchanged - Economic Highlights
2/25/2015, 10:20 am from Zacks.com in Investing, Economy
We are on track to start today's session essentially flat, with another day of Janet Yellen testimony dominating the headlines. The Fed chairwoman performed quite a feat Tuesday in front of the... Read >>
Will US Shale Boom Continue Or Have A Hiatus?
2/25/2015, 8:23 am from Oilprice.com in Investing, Commodities, Business, Economy
By Andy Tully for Oilprice.com The conventional wisdom recently has been that North America will keep producing shale oil for some time despite the higher costs associated with hydraulic... Read >>