Economic Indicators Tag Archive

The Dow Retreats Fearing Trump’s Damage to his Agenda

At the market close, the Dow had tumbled 274 points, its biggest drop in over three months. The S&P declined by 500 points, and the NASDAQ decreased by 2%. While investors are concerned about big-box retail sales,...

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Like It or Not, we are in a New Stock Market Bubble

A common sign of a bubble is when investors sit around the table and brag about their huge returns, without being able to explain why, or even worse, not caring why. We have seen all this before, and yet groupthink and...

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Understanding Economic Indicators: A November Update


To understand how the economy is doing, most people look to the unemployment rate. However, other indicators may be even more important. It all depends upon where the economy is in the business cycle. ...

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