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Frances Horodelski
Aug 04 2015

Markets are in the August doldrums, but there is a lot to do

By Frances Horodelski, Anchor
After a wonderful three day weekend, we’re back to work with markets focused on China, the loonie, commodities, and earnings. All while waiting for the jobs numbers on Friday – not much has changed.
Filed in: Economy, Energy & Resources, Financials, Investing Ideas, U.S. » Continue Reading
Frances Horodelski
Jul 28 2015

Focus on the good news

By Frances Horodelski, Anchor
Although China is a distraction, some analysts say one should focus more on the good news – especially in earnings where the news isn’t that bad.
Filed in: U.S. » Continue Reading
Frances Horodelski
Jul 23 2015

Not everyone is convinced a U.S. rate hike is on tap

By Frances Horodelski, Anchor
Despite all the talk of a rate hike as almost inevitable by the Fed in September, the futures markets and economists are right on the fence at 50:50 (similar to the on-the-fence view of the Street going into the Bank of Canada’s rate cut last week). Next week’s FOMC meeting will provide important tells.
Filed in: Economy, Financials, U.S. » Continue Reading
Frances Horodelski
Jun 17 2015

Fed rate hike? Not happening today

By Frances Horodelski, Anchor
This is what to expect from Janet Yellen’s Fed: She has taken great pains over the last many months to comfort markets that the upcoming rate moves (and they will come) will be done in a gradual and cautious manner.
Filed in: U.S. » Continue Reading
Larry Berman
Jun 05 2015

Atlanta Fed’s GDPNow Index suggests economy not bouncing back

By Larry Berman, Berman's Call
The Atlanta Federal Reserve has a new forecast model called GDPNow that provides a real-time "nowcast" of the official estimate prior to its release.
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Larry Berman
May 27 2015

U.S. dollar bears beware

By Larry Berman, Berman's Call
The bullish U.S. dollar trade is a crowded one no doubt and some have suggested the trend is over.
Filed in: U.S. » Continue Reading
Frances Horodelski
May 08 2015

Jobs Friday

By Frances Horodelski, Anchor
Maybe we’ll see a jump so high but at least some dancing following the jobs numbers at 8:30am ET in Canada and the U.S.
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Frances Horodelski
May 05 2015

The markets go higher and higher still?!

By Frances Horodelski, Anchor
On the calendar today, we have modest economic data (setting up for Friday’s big jobs numbers) including trade data in the U.S. and Canada.
Filed in: U.S. » Continue Reading

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