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Market Overview

Mark Lundeen
Yellen’s Dilemma
By Mark Lundeen - Jul 05, 2015

Mr. Bear may currently be in hiding, but he can scarcely contain himself. The media is currently focused on the financial garbage from Greece and Puerto Rico stinking up investment portfolios, but ...

The National Bank of Canada
FX Daily Update
By The National Bank of Canada - Jul 05, 2015

Is Canada in a recession?Numerous Canadian and foreign banks are concerned that Canada may be slipping into a technical recession further to the release of Tuesday’s GDP figures, which saw a ...

Adam Hamilton
Fed’s Full Normalization
By Adam Hamilton - Jul 05, 2015

The US Federal Reserve has been universally lauded for the apparent success of its extreme monetary policy of recent years. With key world stock markets near record highs, traders universally love the...

Philippe d'Arvisenet
Greek Countdown
By Philippe d'Arvisenet - Jul 05, 2015

Greek countdownOn July 5th Greece will say if it agrees to the terms set by international creditors It will determine the future of the country The significant market reaction (see adjacent table) ...

Philippe d'Arvisenet
Published On A Thursday
By Philippe d'Arvisenet - Jul 05, 2015

■ In June, the employment report once again showed a mixed picture.■ Job creation remains strong and the unemployment rate is at its lowest for seven years. But the labour force participation rate ...

David Kotok
American Productivity
By David Kotok - Jul 05, 2015

Gad Levanon, Ph.D., Managing Director for Economic Outlook & Labor Markets at The Conference Board, was a guest of our June 2015 assemblage at Leen’s Lodge in Maine. Gad subsequently posted ...

Ipek Ozkardeskaya
Greece: Same Story, Different Day
By Ipek Ozkardeskaya - Jul 05, 2015

The negotiations between Greece and the EU are frozen until July 5th referendum, until Greeks voice their opinion on whether or not Greece should accept the 3rd bailout package. The latest polls show ...

Monty Guild
Food Commodities: Prices Will Rise
By Monty Guild - Jul 05, 2015

Economics The world is awash in rumors and fear about the loan and bond repayment problems of Greece and Puerto Rico. This is a problem that will become more prevalent over the next few years as more ...