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Timely takes on markets and the economy.

Oil and the energy sector have started to bounce back after a sharp fall, but should investors jump in with both feet?
On this episode of Stock Market Report, Jeff Kleintop gives his perspective on what might be in store for the global economy in 2019.
After a near-bear market decline into Christmas last year, U.S. stocks have staged a remarkable record-breaking breadth rally … more to come?
In recent months, stock market participants have been focusing on downside risks in 2019, but not all risks are to the downside.
Stocks have taken a beating and there have been few places to hide but find out why we don’t think it’s time to run for the exits.
How has a government shutdown affected the stock market? Compared with other events, previous shutdowns haven't led to prolonged downturns.
The Fed opted to buck a broadening outcry for a pause and raised rates 25 basis points; while offering a slightly more dovish statement and lowered economic projections.
The Federal Reserve just raised interest rates again. How might your investments be affected?
How to decipher the Fed’s quarterly “dot-plot” chart.
Can the U.S. economy make it to next July, when it would become the longest expansion in the post-WWII era? Let’s take a look.

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