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September Rate Rise- Back in the Pound Seats?

I blogged August 18th (see Timing is not in the Fed’s Favor) that I didn’t think the Fed would put up interest rates in September. 362 more words


US stocks extend recovery after Chinese market surges

U.S. stocks moved sharply higher Thursday afternoon as investors took advantage of this week’s big sell-off to add to their holdings. The stock market is rebounding from a sharp six-day slump that was triggered by concerns about the health of the Chinese economy. 599 more words

National / World

Existing Homes Sales posted an upside surprise, coming in at a 5.59 million annual rate, hitting their fastest sales pace in eight years.

No one would call today’s housing market a raging success, but it is moving ahead pretty well, considering. Housing Starts went up nicely in July, hitting a 1.206 million annual rate, and they’re now up 10.1% over a year ago. 554 more words

Local News

America's economy is looking pretty sturdy after all

Just a few months ago, it looked like winter had sucked the life out of the US economy, with GDP shrinking in the first quarter. But that all changed in the spring. 148 more words

And here comes September

Scarecrow and a yellow moon
And pretty soon a carnival on the edge of town
King harvest has surely come

-The Band

September has a deservedly bad reputation in the stock market: The average September return is -0.65%, according to this… 432 more words


What to make of the market madness

This article is published in partnership with Money.com. The original version can be found here.

By Paul J. Lim @pauljlim

Finally. After six straight down days on Wall Street, … 532 more words