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Numbers, the Law of Averages, and the Dow Jones

As we wrote last week, volatility is back.  Two weeks ago today, August 20, saw the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) dip by 358 points.  313 more words

Investment Strategy

Interest Rates Remain Low Enabling Borrowers with More Buying Power

Overall the bond market is relatively flat this week waiting for some direction from tomorrow’s employment numbers. This year has been a low economic growth year keeping Interest Rates low and enabling buyers to capitalize on that opportunity. 56 more words

Real Estate

Ag Interest rates 9/03/2015

Ag Interest Rate Snapshot

Thu Sep 3, 2015 07:33 AM CDT

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DTN Ag Interest Rate Snapshot TODAY – LAST YEAR as of: 9/3/15 9/3/14 BENCHMARKS Prime Rate 3.25 3.25 30-Day Libor 0.20 0.16 1-Year Libor 0.85 0.56 10-Yr. 11 more words

Interest Rates

IMF says Fed 'can hold off' on interest rate rise

AFP

The US Federal Reserve building in Washington

WASHINGTON (AFP) – The International Monetary Fund said Thursday that the Federal Reserve has the room to hold off from raising interest rates for the moment amid a “pretty bumpy” global economic situation.”Our general view is that they have flexibility to hold off,” said IMF spokesman William Murray, adding that the Fed “should proceed gradually” with its planned series of rate hikes.

Wall Street’s new buzzword is ‘volatility’

“Volatility” is the new catchphrase on Wall Street, thanks to a once-placid stock market that has quickly turned into a frightful, white-knuckle roller-coaster ride for investors. 279 more words

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