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Week in Review August 18, 2017

Week in Review August 18, 2017

Despite suffering one of their worst one-day losses in three months on Thursday, U.S. stocks ended the week with relatively modest declines, although they did finish in the red for the second week in a row. 514 more words

Federal Reserve

Associated Bank Market Outlook: 8/21/17

On August 21st, 2017 Steve Grzanich shares today’s potential market drivers:

  • No major economic reports out today
  • Trade talks between the US and South Korea, German economic sentiment index is released, and Norway’s sovereign wealth fund results all begins tomorrow…
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The Opening Bell

12 Days Before ’08 Crash, Congress was Secretly Told to Sell Off Their Stocks

Not surprizing this information given we’ve been told for many years by notable people that economic depressions/recessions are man made. They manipulate boom and bust to fatten their bank accounts. 324 more words

News

Classic cars aren't such a racy investment any more

At this week’s Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, an elite annual car show, a 1956 Aston Martin DBR1 is set to sell for a cool $20 million. 316 more words

Stock answer is we don't know about next 6 months

How can the equity markets trade looking six months out — as is the traditional metric — when it doesn’t know what the next six minutes will bring? 173 more words

Economy

Fed Set to Announce Balance Sheet 'Normalisation' Plan in September, U.S. Household Debt Reaches $12.8 Trillion, more...

On Wednesday the Federal Reserve released the minutes from their latest FOMC (Federal Open Market Committee) meeting that took place in July. The minutes provide confirmation that they plan to start unwinding their $4.5 trillion balance sheet at the next FOMC meeting on September 19th and 20th. 1,325 more words

News

18 Aug 2017 (AFR) - Janet Yellen takes a huge political risk in chiding Donald Trump for policy 'uncertainty'

(18 August 2017, AFR, p31, by Karen Maley)

‘The powerful and usually scrupulously apolitical US Federal Reserve has come out with unusually forthright criticism of the Trump administration’s failure to chart a clear economic course, at a time when… 67 more words

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