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Timely takes on markets and the economy.

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The key question facing the bond market is whether the economy is just slowing down—or if it’s heading into recession.
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U.S. imports from China have plunged this year, offset by import gains for other emerging markets not subject to U.S. tariffs.
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Warning signs are starting to flash with increasing frequency, but in the midst of the turbulence, opportunities could be emerging.
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There appear to be some sectors that may benefit from ongoing trade disputes, and other areas to look at if you believe a deal is coming.
Liz Ann Sonders discusses both the current and potential impacts that the trade war with China could have on the U.S. economy.
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It doesn’t take much of a market downturn these days for investors to pull in their bullish horns; but more may be needed for market stabilization.
Fundamental analysis and technical analysis strategies both have followings among traders. But you don’t have to limit yourself to just one. Learn how you can combine them to get a better all-around view of the markets.
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History suggests that the stock market rally since the last Fed rate hike on December 19, 2018 may be on borrowed time.
Putting recent stock market volatility into perspective.
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Trade is back in the headlines, and on Twitter, with volatility sensitive to every tweet, tariff escalation and retaliation; but a look at the actual economic implications is in order.

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