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UMich Sentiment Soars As Economic Optimism Hits 14 Year High

Led by a jump in both current conditions and consumer expectations, University of Michigan's Sentiment Survey jumped from 96.2 to 100.8, handily beating expectations of a 96.6 print, and the second highest level since.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 14th, 2018

Economic Report: Americans bullish on economy toward end of summer, consumer sentiment shows

The confidence of Americans in the U.S. economy and their own well-being rose toward the end of summer and stood near a 14-year high, according to a survey of consumer sentiment......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 14th, 2018

August Small Business Optimism Hits Record High

Small business owners are more optimistic than ever. The National Federation of Independent Businesses reported Tuesday morning the highest optimism reading in the 45-year history of the group's........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstSep 11th, 2018

Economic Report: Consumer inflation hits 6-year high, CPI shows

A yardstick of consumer prices known as CPI shows that inflation rose in June to the highest yearly rate since 2012, reflecting a U.S. economy that’s running hotter than anytime since the Great Recession......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 12th, 2018

Housing Starts Hits 11-Year High: 3 Real Estate Funds to Buy

A steady increase in home construction due to robust economic conditions and establishment of newer housing apartments boded w.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytJun 21st, 2018

Economic Report: Small-business optimism jumps to 34-year high, NFIB says

The National Federation of Independent Business small-business optimism index rose 3 points in May to a reading of 107.8, its second-highest level in 45 years and strongest of the recovery......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 12th, 2018

Small Business Euphoric About Trump As Optimism Soars To 34 Year High

The May Small Business Optimism Index increased to the second highest level in the NFIB survey's 45-year history, rising to 107.8 from 104.8, the highest lev.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 12th, 2018

Currencies: Dollar index hits 6-month high on trade optimism

The U.S. dollar surged anew on Monday, with a key dollar index at its best level since late last year, as investors cheered signs of easing trade tensions between U.S. and China......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 21st, 2018

Bond Report: Treasurys mixed after 10-year yield hits 7-year peak

Treasury prices put in a mixed performance as investors weigh geopolitical worries and economic data. A day earlier, the yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note rose to a nearly 7-year high......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 16th, 2018

Economic Report: Small-business sentiment drifts down even as tax angst hits 35-year low, NFIB says

The small-business lobby group is still happy about lower taxes but other business concerns helped drag its sentiment index downward in March......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 10th, 2018

Economic Report: Mortgage rates jump to four-month high as housing market hits a bump

Rates for home loans continued their upward march as the economy continued to heat up, but a lot of air seems to have been sucked out of the housing market......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 20th, 2018

Bond Report: 10-year Treasury yield hits 4-month high as bond market sells off

Treasury yields rise Wednesday, extending this week’s climb, as investors look past trade tensions and dealt with coming corporate debt supply......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 19th, 2018

Tilray Goes Parabolic: Stock Soars 40% Premarket, Market Cap Hits $20 Billion

Less than a year ago, traders watched in dumbfounded amazement as bitcoin soared every day as momentum chasers were hooked. Now, it's all about pot stock Tilray, which is up another 40% on Wednesday morning, soaring to $218 in premarket trading.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 19th, 2018

Payment Processors Hit 52-Week High, Will the Rally Last?

Strong economic growth, increase in spending and high consumer sentiment lead to gains in stocks of payment processors. Stocks of payment processors, Visa Inc. V, Mastercard Incorp.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytSep 17th, 2018

Economic Report: Small-business owners credit Trump economic policies for record optimism

The optimism of small-business owners in the U.S. rose in August to an all-time high and their chief lobbying group credits tax cuts and a regulatory rollback by the Trump White House......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 12th, 2018

US Small Business Optimism Hits Record High: 5 ETF Picks

The measure of optimism among U.S. small-business owners touched a record on highest capital spending since 2007 and all-time high hiring. While the large cap and tech stocks a.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytSep 12th, 2018

Gold-Silver Ratio Hits 10-Year High - Precious Metals Supply And Demand

Gold-Silver Ratio Hits 10-Year High - Precious Metals Supply And Demand.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaSep 12th, 2018

Economic Report: Small-business owners more optimistic than ever, NFIB credits Trump economic policies

The optimism of small-business owners in the U.S. rose in August to an all-time high and their chief lobbying group credits tax cuts and a regulatory rollback by the Trump White House......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 11th, 2018

Annual U.S. wage growth hits nine-year high

The Labor Department said annual worker pay grew by the fastest rate since 2009, suggesting a tight labor market is forcing employers to pay more and America's numerous trade spats have yet to dent the labor market......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersSep 7th, 2018

Manufacturing Activity Hits 14-Year High: 3 ETFs in Focus

U.S. manufacturing activity hit its highest level since May 2004, bringing the spotlight on these ETFs. .....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytSep 5th, 2018

Bond Report: 10-year Treasury yield holds near 3-week high as trade deficit widens

Treasury yields held their ground on Wednesday after the trade deficit widens to a five-month high, which could crimp economic growth in the third-quarter......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 5th, 2018