Monthly Archives: August 2015

Dollar strengthens as markets shake off

Dollar strengthens as markets shake off yuan scare http://www.theedgemarkets.com/my/article/dollar-strengthens-markets-shake-yuan-scare LONDON (Aug 17): The dollar rose against a basket of currencies for a third trading day running on Monday, as worries about a China-led “currency war” abated and traders focused instead … Continue reading

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July Consumer Goods Prices Up, But at Sl

July Consumer Goods Prices Up, But at Slower Rate Than in Prior Months http://1010wcsi.com/july-consumer-goods-prices-up-but-at-slower-rate-than-in-prior-months/ July Consumer Goods Prices Up, But at Slower Rate Than in Prior Months iStock/Thinkstock(CHICAGO) — Consumer goods prices are higher — but not by much. Prices … Continue reading

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Paulsen: I’m investing against this tre

Paulsen: I’m investing against this trend http://www.cnbc.com/2015/08/19/paulsen-im-investing-against-strong-dollar-theme.html Many investors are betting on continued dollar strength, but Jim Paulsen said Wednesday he’s not one of them.

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Bitcoin Up For Discussion at Commonwealt

Bitcoin Up For Discussion at Commonwealth Virtual Currency Meeting http://www.coindesk.com/bitcoin-up-for-discussion-at-commonwealth-virtual-currency-meeting/ The Commonwealth Virtual Currencies Working Group is meeting for the first time next week to discuss the advantages and disadvantages of cryptocurrencies.

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Fed ‘approaching’ hike conditions: Min

Fed ‘approaching’ hike conditions: Minutes http://www.cnbc.com/2015/08/19/fed-approaching-hike-conditions-minutes.html Conditions for a rate increase are “approaching” though not at hand, according to the minutes from the most recent Federal Reserve meeting.

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Double-Dip Oil Rout http://feeds.huffing

Double-Dip Oil Rout http://feeds.huffingtonpost.com/c/35496/f/677102/s/48f5b6e5/sc/24/l/0L0Shuffingtonpost0N0Cmichael0Et0Eklare0Cdoubledip0Eoil0Erout0Ib0I79828960Bhtml0Dutm0Ihp0Iref0Fworld0Gir0FWorldPost/story01.htm The plunge of global oil prices began in June 2014, when benchmark Brent crude was selling at $114 per barrel. It hit bottom at $46 this January, a near-collapse widely viewed as a major but temporar…

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US manufacturers affected by Tianjin exp

US manufacturers affected by Tianjin explosion http://www.cnbc.com/2015/08/13/us-manufacturers-affected-by-tianjin-explosion.html Some American companies with manufacturing operations in China have been impacted by Wednesday’s explosion in the port city of Tianjin.

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