US Markets Seem Undecided

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US Markets Seem Undecided

MARSAL COMMENTS: After the Fed’s interest 0.25% rate raise, US markets seemed to continue with their upward move. However, they reflected some indecision. S&P 500 closed the week up, but it did fall the last couple Continue reading “US Markets Seem Undecided”

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US Fed indicates likely interest rate rise soon

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US Fed Indicates Likely Interest Rate Rise Soon

MARSAL COMMENTS: The Fed (US Central Bank) is making noises that it may raise interest in its meeting scheduled for March 15th. The US market has been expecting this for some time and did not react too badly, but remained flat and choppy (Friday March 3, 2017). While world markets Continue reading “US Fed indicates likely interest rate rise soon”

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Daily News Basket – March 3, 2017

US Fed indicates likely interest rate rise soon

MARSAL COMMENTS: The Fed (US Central Bank) is making noises that it may raise interest in its meeting scheduled for March 15th. The US market has been expecting this for some time and did not react too badly, but remained flat and choppy (Friday March 3, 2017). While world markets Continue reading “Daily News Basket – March 3, 2017”

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American Interest Rates, Whereto?

American Interest Rates, Whereto?

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The Fed is again making noises about raising interest rates. But is not very convincing, and the markets are not taking them too seriously.

The Fed itself doesn’t seem to be very clear on what is happening to the US and World economy, nor clear about what the best course of action is. Consequently, it is emitting confused and confusing signals. Continue reading “American Interest Rates, Whereto?”

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