Financial News for the Week of August 26, 2016

FINANCIAL NEWS HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK Economic data this week were supportive of the narrative of ongoing improvement in activity. Despite a slight downward revision to estimated real GDP growth in the second quarter (1.1% from 1.2%), the details showed an upward revision to consumer
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Financial News for the Week of August 19, 2016

FINANCIAL NEWS HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK The week offered plenty of data to gauge the strength of the global economic recovery, with the generally dovish rhetoric from major central banks, including the Fed, supporting global equities which also got a lift from the surge in oil prices. I
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Financial News for the Week of August 12, 2016

FINANCIAL NEWS HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK U.S. stock markets reached new highs this week, with the S&P 500, Dow, and Nasdaq all breaking records, but the economic data has been disappointing. Retail sales data for July suggests a slow start to third quarter consumer spending, which is
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