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A Mixed Bag of More of the Same

“Thinking is difficult. That’s why most people judge.” – Carl Jung

Many observers are surprised with the current levels of US Stock Indices. There is so much talk about stretched valuations, Trump Trade being over, the potential damage of rising interest rates, trade/currency wars, political uncertainty, rising inflation and last but not the least, the aging economic growth cycle, that given all this, stock prices seem unjustified. 1,268 more words

Despite Continued Strength in Consumer Confidence, Economic Growth Slows: What We Learned During the Week of April 24 - 28

The U.S. economy slammed on its brakes during the first quarter as consumer spending faltered. Here are the 5 things we learned from U.S. economic data released during the week ending April 28. 1,010 more words

Economics

Home Sales Gain Again While Factory Output Slows. What We Learned During the Week of April 17 - 21

Home sales hit a ten-year high in March and housing starts remained solid. But the manufacturing sector ends its recent winning streak. Here are the 5 things we learned from U.S. 984 more words

Economics

Home Sales Stay Strong, But Tight Supplies Restrain the Market. What We Learned During the Week of March 20 - 24

Both existing and new home sales stayed near their post-recession highs in February while aircraft carried the day for durable goods orders. Here are the 5 things we learned from U.S. 882 more words

Economics

More Homes Featured Sold Signs in January: What We Learned During the Week of February 20 - 24, 2017

Home sales held firm in January, but overall economic activity may have slightly softened. Here are the 5 things we learned from U.S. economic data released during the week ending February 24. 698 more words

Economics

Environmental Issues in Nigeria - Year 10 Homework

As we have seen, there have been many instances of oil spills in Nigeria.  These can have devastating consequences for local people and their environment. 70 more words

GCSE Homework

Inflation Perking Up, Retail Sales Firm: What We Learned During the Week of February 13 - 17

Inflation made its presence felt in January while manufacturing output grew despite a decline in automobile production. Here are the 5 things we learned from U.S. 903 more words

Economics