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#PreMarket Primer: Tuesday, June 10: Ukraine And Russia Reach A 'Mutual Understanding'

Newly Elected Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko's plans to return the nation to peace inched forward after two days of talks with Moscow over the nation's divided eastern region. The Ukrainian... Read >>


The Central Bank Divide: 3 Implications for Investors

Major central banks are no longer moving in lockstep. In addition to continuing with its tapering program, the Federal Reserve (Fed) may move to normalize interest rate markets earlier than... Read >>


Doom & Gloom Sells

Improving Economic Data   We have noticed that despite an improvement in the economic fundamentals of the United States as per the robust manufacturing numbers, automobile sales data, and... Read >>


China, Vietnam, Russia and U.S. in The South China Sea

China is on a roll upsetting neighbors from all directions in its aggressive stance towards territorial claims.   East China Sea  In the East China Sea, tension and hostility... Read >>


What To Expect From June's Major Market Events

Since the last Employment report things have been relatively quiet on the economic and Central Bank front but all that is set to change over the next three weeks. Volatility should pick up and... Read >>

Olson Global Markets

Dow Jones Industrials Rally Not Over

Although clearly in an overbought condition, the bullish trend in the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) remains intact with key resistance now sitting at 17,310. Another set of monthly job... Read >>

Will Market's Momentum Remain Positive? - Economic Highlights

The stock market today will likely find it difficult to build on last week's strong performance, notwithstanding today's positive data out of Japan. The broad stock market indexes finished at new... Read >>


Mid-Morning Market Update: Markets Edge Higher; Tyson Wins Bidding Battle To Buy Hillshire Brands For $63/Share

Following the market opening Monday, the Dow traded up 0.06 percent to 16,933.52 while the NASDAQ surged 0.14 percent to 4,327.58. The S&P also rose, gaining 0.09 percent to 1,951.15. ... Read >>


#PreMarket Primer: Monday, June 9: Tyson Foods Wins Bidding War For Hillshire

The bidding war between Tyson Foods and Pilgrim's Pride to acquire Hillshire Brands came to a head on Sunday after Tyson offered a final bid of $63 in cash per share. The offer values Hillshire at... Read >>


Mid-Afternoon Market Update; Hertz Down, QuikSilver Gain On CEO & CFO Share Purchases

Midway through trading Friday, the Dow traded up 0.46 percent to 16,913.27 while the NASDAQ surged 0.51 percent to 4,318.13. The S&P also rose, gaining 0.39 percent to 1,948.12. Leading and... Read >>

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