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Over the past 70 years, rising government debt generally has been accompanied by weaker economic activity. But it’s not a simple relationship.
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Stocks lower to close out the week.
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Equities wavered yesterday on mixed global economic with the U.S. seeing better than expected unemployment data but China still showing signs of a weakened economy.
Liz Ann Sonders shares her perspective on the U.S. stock market and economy in this monthly Market Snapshot video.
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The signals from central banks that rate hikes, which began last year, may be coming to an end could be welcome news for investors looking ahead to the next 12 months.
Does failure really improve our ability to learn?
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Earnings season has finished much stronger than it started, and inflation appears to have peaked in June. But markets may have gotten a little ahead of themselves, and the indicators say another week of sideways trading is likely before a new bull market can begin.
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Although some recent economic data has been strong, the bigger picture is more nuanced.
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Just because you can use IRA funds to buy a first home doesn't mean it's the best move for your financial future.
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July’s hot jobs report will likely keep the Fed in a hawkish position, but key to watch moving forward is a continued softening in leading labor and inflation indicators

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