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Stressed by the market? Here are some alternatives for your money

Headlines of late on the direction of the economy might have you on edge. You can always shift some of your money away from equities and into places where returns are not eye-popping but steady and more promising......»»

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Dollar firms, stocks soar on ECB rate cut expectations

The dollar strengthened while U.S. and European stocks surged on Friday amid growing expectations the European Central Bank will cut interest rates to stimulate the economy and after China said it plans to boost disposable income to spur consumption......»»

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Lower rates could boost housing stocks, but risks remain

Lower U.S. interest rates could help support outperforming U.S. homebuilder stocks, even as they raise worries about the economy, while a bonanza of industry data and Federal Reserve speakers next week are likely to help shape the outlook......»»

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Exclusive: Fed"s Mester weighing argument for U.S. rate cut

One Federal Reserve policymaker who opposed the Fed's recent rate cut is considering whether to support such a move now given risks that a U.S.-China trade war and global slowdown could derail the economy......»»

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Trump"s Great Gamble

Authored by Patrick Buchanan via Buchanan.org, President Donald Trump’s reelection hopes hinge on two things: the state of the economy in 2020 and the identity of the Democratic nominee. The further left the Democrats go to select t.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 16th, 2019Related News

By One Measure, Investors Have Never Been More Worried About The Future

In reaction to the deteriorating global economic outlook and rising risks to the world economy, central banks around the world have unleashed a coordinated dovish effo.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 16th, 2019Related News

Commodities Corner: Copper trades near a 2-year low, but ‘birth of an epic bull market’ draws near

Copper recently touched its lowest price level in more than two years but as supplies of the red metal tighten, analysts think commodities traders could overcome concerns about the economy, prompting prices for the industrial metal to move higher......»»

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Trump, Chinese planners give stocks a Friday respite

Battered equity markets got some relief on Friday after Donald Trump said he saw a quick end to the China-U.S. trade spat and Beijing said it would add more stimulus to its ailing economy. Julian Satterthwaite reports......»»

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Maryland jobs decline for third straight month in July

Maryland's economy continues to lag behind the rest of the U.S. after the state lost jobs for the third consecutive month and unemployment held steady. Jobs at Maryland employers declined by 4,100 in July, driven by a loss of 5,000 positions in the publ.....»»

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Troubling economic signs hang over Trump"s trade war

WASHINGTON — Against the backdrop of mounting evidence that the global economy is weakening, President Trump is caught between his desire to pursue the trade war with China he promised to win an.....»»

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Troubling economic signs hang over Trump"s trade war

WASHINGTON — Against the backdrop of mounting evidence that the global economy is weakening, President Trump is caught between his desire to pursue the trade war with China he promised to win an.....»»

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Wall Street climbs at end of turbulent week

Hopes of more official stimulus for the economy and the easing of a bond market rally drove a broad rise in U.S. stocks on Friday, as a bruising week for markets drew to a close......»»

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Fed may not have the firepower to save the economy if a recession is coming

President Donald Trump wants the Federal Reserve to help head off a feared economic slowdown, but it's not clear the central bank has enough firepower left to do so......»»

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Fed"s Bullard says no need to panic about stock gyrations

Despite the stock market’s recent selloff, Bullard sees no need to panic about the U.S. economy.  .....»»

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Alibaba just keeps growing, shrugging off Trump"s trade war and China"s slowing economy (BABA)

REUTERS/Aly Song Chinese retail giant Alibaba has released its quarterly results showing that customers are still flocking to the e-commerce platform despite an ailing domestic economy and an ongoing US-China trade war. T.....»»

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Alabama cities face budget challenges in the Amazon age

A strong economy has sales taxes – and most city budgets – in good shape. But what happens when the tide turns?.....»»

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Economic trouble signs hang over Trump"s trade war

WASHINGTON — Against the backdrop of mounting evidence that the global economy is weakening, President Trump is caught between his desire to pursue the trade war with China he promised to win an.....»»

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Dow futures jump 250 points as focus remains on trade and the economy

U.S. stock index futures were set to open higher on Friday morning......»»

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Oil rises 2% as recession fears recede

Crude oil prices rose more than 2% on Friday, recovering from two days of declines after data showing a rise in U.S. retail sales helped to ease concerns about a recession in the world's biggest economy......»»

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Worried about recession? Protect yourself but don"t panic

Here are some prudent steps to take in case the economy tanks. Here are some prudent steps to take in case the economy tanks......»»

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