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James Picerno

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The historic and ongoing drought in California is getting harder to ignore in terms of its potential impact on the US economy down the road. The Golden State, after all, boasts the country’s ...
New filings for unemployment declined last week, the Labor Department reports,delivering a bullish surprise relative to expectations for a slight rise. The news offers another upbeat clue for thinking...
This week’s initial peek at the March economic profile for the US via Markit’s survey data for manufacturing delivered upbeat news, which takes some of the edge off for expecting trouble. ...
The pace of economic news picks up today, starting with an update on the mood in Germany’s consumer sector via the monthly release of Gfk's survey numbers. There’s also a range of US ...
US Real estate investment trusts (REITs) are still firmly in the lead among the major asset classes for the trailing one-year period. The Vanguard REIT ETF (ARCA:VNQ) has gained a hefty 28.6% on a ...
Wednesday is a relatively slow day for scheduled economic releases, although one update that will receive wide attention in Europe is Ifo’s survey numbers that track the mood in Germany's ...
It’s only natural that investors have a preference for focusing on the positive. Everyone wants to earn higher returns and excel in all things financial. But for most folks, there’s more ...
Tuesday delivers a number of critical updates for evaluating the macro trend in Europe and the US. In particular, a range of flash estimates for business survey data for March are scheduled for ...
An early clue of Britain’s economic trend for March is on deck today with the monthly update of the CBI Industrial Trends Survey. Later, the the monthly release of US existing home sales will ...
The Federal Reserve removed the word “patient” from its new policy statement yesterday, signaling that the central bank is inching closer to raising interest rates. But in an attempt to ...