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#PreMarket Primer: Monday, July 7: Earnings Season Gets Underway

With Alcoa (NYSE AA ) set to kick off the US' second quarter earnings season on Tuesday, there is much speculation about whether or not the stock market's record highs will be justified by... Read >>

Steven Hansen

Does Cutting Taxes Stimulate an Economy?

Economic theory is interesting. There never has been "scientific" proof documenting how any theory performs against the wide range of economic dynamics because there is no experimental... Read >>


Frontier Stocks: Three Reasons They’re Now a Strategic Asset Class

Frontier markets have been gaining attention from market watchers and investors alike in recent months. The MSCI Frontier Markets Index has outperformed its developed and emerging market... Read >>

Market Looking Strong On Positive Economic Reports - Economic Highlights

Following Wednesday's better than expected private sector jobs report from ADP (ADP), the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) countered with another solid jobs read for June new job creation for the... Read >>


Dow Hits 17,000 On Jobs Report; Walgreen Same-Store-Sales Surge 7.5%

Following the market opening Thursday, the Dow traded up 0.43 percent to 17,048.94 while the NASDAQ surged 0.37 percent to 4,474.01. The S&P also rose, gaining 0.35 percent to 1,981.49. ... Read >>

Market Intelligence Center

America heads back to work, but the market is ready for a vacation

After the Open... Indices are off to a flattish start today, in what is to be a short session ahead of the long Fourth of July weekend. The market received the official word on June job numbers... Read >>

Eagle Financial Publications

Weekly ETF Report: Presenting Your Halftime ETF Scorecard

The first half of a most unusual year for the financial markets now is in the books, and that means it’s time to break out the halftime exchange-traded fund (ETF) scorecard to see which funds... Read >>

Martin Tillier

5 Early Earnings Signals To Watch For

Here we go again... earnings season is upon us. Over the next couple of weeks hundreds of companies will be reporting their results for the second quarter of this year. The trickle of earnings... Read >>


#PreMarket Primer: Thursday, July 3: Much To Consider Despite The Short Day

Although US markets close at 1 00 p.m. ET on Thursday for the Independence Day holiday, the short day will be jam packed with market moving economic data. Most notably will be US non farm payrolls... Read >>


Is Now the Time to Seek Inflation Protection?

At its June meeting, the Federal Reserve opted to reduce its monthly mortgage and Treasury bond purchases (or quantitative easing ) to $35 billion each month from its previous level of $45... Read >>

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