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Timely takes on markets and the economy.

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If rate cuts aren’t seen as enough to address slowing growth and policymakers turn to direct currency intervention, the resulting currency war could be bad news for investors.
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Economic data is still showing a mixed picture, but we are seeing increasing warning signs—so what should investors do?
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Sectors have had a relatively steady relationship with the business cycle, but is it changing—and if so, what does it mean for investors?
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As two-year/10-year Treasury yield curve inverts, investors grow concerned about global economic slowdown.
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Current economic conditions do not look recessionary, but risks are rising and if we’re heading into one, it’s possible it already started.
On this episode of Stock Market Report, Liz Ann Sonders takes a closer look at how the markets have been recently affected by several factors, including the escalating trade war between the U.S. and China and the Fed’s interest rate cut.
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Market volatility can make anyone nervous. Here’s what investors should know about dealing with it.
When the Federal Reserve lowers its key short-term interest rate, financial markets often move in response. But the impact isn’t uniform across the board.
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The national debt and deficits remain at worrisome levels, spawning questions of how economic growth will be affected and whether we will hit another wall.
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Economic indicators don’t have to be complicated to work. We look at four alternative indicators for the main driver of the global economy and assess how interest rate cuts might impact them.

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