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Monthly Archives: January 2010

FOMC Meeting, Q4 GDP Report On Tap This Week

The economic data released last week was largely a sideshow, given the news on the special election in Massachusetts, financial regulation, the late -week drama surrounding the reappointment of Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke and policy tightening in China. The two most disturbing reports released last week were……

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Lost and Found

Many consider the 2000s to be a “lost decade” for stock market investors. This view is not surprising since the 2000s marked the biggest loss for the S&P 500 of any decade, including the 1930s. However, it wasn’t what you invested, as much as how……

 

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Q4 GDP Tracking to a 4.5% Gain; Relatively Quiet Week Ahead

On balance, last week’s economic data did little to change our forecast for real gross domestic product (GDP) growth in Q4 2009, or our outlook for Federal Reserve policy or inflation in 2010.

This week, the economic data takes a backseat to the deluge of Q4 corporate earnings reports, as the market……

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Labor Market Recovery? Not Quite Yet.

Last week’s batch of U.S. economic data provided a favorable backdrop for U.S. equity prices. The reports showed that while the U.S. economy continued to expand in late 2009/early 2010, it was not expanding quickly enough to warrant any immediate action from…….

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Buyers and Sellers

At the heart of it, all markets come down to buyers and sellers. Taking a look at who is buying and who is selling can tell us something about the durability of the market’s performance and what may lie ahead.

Presently, there are four notable trends in buying and selling in the stock market….

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