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The Markets in a Minute - July 29

For the Week Ending July 29, 2016  Enjoy this quick update on what happened this week in the housing and financial markets.  The Fed kept policy rates the same at this month's FOMC meeting. Economists speculate we won't see a Fed rate increase until at least December of 2016. Fed comments referenced a strengthening labor market. Jobless claims remained below 300,000 for the 73rd week, supporting their analysis. Consumer confidence remained steady in July, suggesting the economy will continue to expand at a moderate pace. This could contribute to higher rat...

July 29th, 2016 The Markets in a Minute - July 29

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No, These Two Terms Are NOT the Same ThingLending a Hand By Shikma Rubin

July 22nd, 2016 No, These Two Terms Are NOT the Same Thing

The Markets In A Minute - July 22

For the Week Ending July 22, 2016  Please enjoy this quick update on what happened this week in the housing and financial markets.  Strong retail sales and industrial production signal improving economic growth. Positive data has markets considering a possible Fed rate increase this year.  Stocks continue to soar, with both the S&P and Dow hitting new all-time highs. The run up in stocks has bonds suffering, contributing to higher mortgage rates. Jobless claims hit a 3-month low this week, another sign of an improving economy. Inflation has continued to...

July 21st, 2016 The Markets In A Minute - July 22

The Markets In A Minute - July 15

For the Week Ending July 15, 2016 Please enjoy this quick update on what happened this week in the housing and financial markets.  After huge losses following the Brexit vote, stocks hit record highs this week. Economic improvement fueling the rally could put upward pressure on rates. The labor market continued to show strength as jobless claims came in lower than expected. Claims were near the 43-year low of 248,000 touched in mid-April. Producer prices recorded their biggest gain in a year in June, possibly signaling inflationary pressure. Inflation co...

July 15th, 2016 The Markets In A Minute - July 15