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US Manufacturing Sector Jumped More than Analysts Expected in November

US Manufacturing Sector Jumped More than Analysts Expected in November

Industrial production in the United States saw a 1.1 percent bump in November, close to the 1.2 percent that Wall Street had been expecting. But while this is certainly the biggest gain the Federal Reserve has noted in more than... 
US Stock Indexes Hit New Intraday Highs on Promising China-US Trade Deal

US Stock Indexes Hit New Intraday Highs on Promising China-US Trade Deal

The US stock market could be looking at another record-breaking day as Chinese officials have confirmed that Washington and Beijing are presently discussing the roll back of tariffs.   A spokesman representing the... 
US Crude Oil Rising As Brent in Decline

US Crude Oil Rising As Brent in Decline

Oil prices saw a bit of a bump on the first Friday of September as the head of the United States Federal Reserve said the agency will “act as appropriate” as a means to sustain the current economic expansion.  Pressure... 
Wall Street Looking to Capitalize on A Strong June

Wall Street Looking to Capitalize on A Strong June

The stock market hit new highs on Tuesday, closing the day by closing a somewhat quiet session where small caps had taken some dramatic dips.  Both the Standard & Poor’s 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average... 
Trade War Hurting China And U.S.

Trade War Hurting China And U.S.

Recent data is showing that the fallout from the trade war with China is hurting the United States as well. Chinese imports of American goods fell 31 percent in June on a year-over-year basis. Chinese exports to the U.S. dropped... 
Gold Takes Biggest Dip of the Year, Awaits US-China Trade Truce

Gold Takes Biggest Dip of the Year, Awaits US-China Trade Truce

The Standard & Poors 500 Index closed out last week at a record high Monday, driven mostly boosts to tech stocks, the 2,964.33 value beating the index’s June 21 high.  Market experts say this could shore up more... 
India Imposes Higher Tariffs On U.S.

India Imposes Higher Tariffs On U.S.

India has increased tariffs on U.S. products in retaliation to President Donald Trump scrapping trade privileges for India. A government notification said the new duties will take effect on Sunday. President Trump is planning... 
U.S. Services Sector A Bright Spot In Latest Economic Report

U.S. Services Sector A Bright Spot In Latest Economic Report

According to a new report from the Institute for Supply Management (ISM), the U.S. services sector activity expanded at a brisk pace in May. The sector accounts for the majority of U.S. economic activity. The report shows that... 
New Report Shows Home Price Growth Slowing

New Report Shows Home Price Growth Slowing

The pace of home-price growth continues to decelerate across the nation, according to a new report. According to the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller 20-city index, prices rose a seasonally adjusted 0.1 percent in March, compared... 
U.S. Farmers To Receive $16 Billion in Aid

U.S. Farmers To Receive $16 Billion in Aid

Farmers hurt by retaliatory tariffs from China are set to benefit from a generous aid package issued by President Trump. The president unveiled a new $16 billion bailout for farmers during remarks in the White House Roosevelt... 
Wall Street Tries to Shake Off Increasing US-China Trade Tensions

Wall Street Tries to Shake Off Increasing US-China Trade Tensions

The trade war between the United States and China is starting to rear its ugly head at home with Wall Street sinking, Monday, after China retaliated with tariff ideas of their own.  Apparently, US President Donald Trump’s...