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What to keep in mind during market turbulence

Posted by The Simply Money Advisors Team on Dec 11, 2018 5:56:27 AM

Even though President Trump and Chinese President Xi agreed to a 90-day trade war ceasefire, market turbulence has remained high due to anxiety around trade tensions.

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Topics: Economics, Investing

A trade war truce is reached (for now)

Posted by The Simply Money Advisors Team on Dec 3, 2018 1:32:22 PM

A trade war truce was declared over the weekend after President Trump and Chinese President Xi dined at the G-20 meeting in Argentina.

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Topics: Economics

Is a trade deal with China on the horizon?

Posted by The Simply Money Advisors Team on Nov 26, 2018 11:34:03 AM

Wall Street will be eyeing the meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi that takes place near the end of this week at the G-20 summit in Argentina.

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Topics: Economics

Latest worries include Brexit, China, and earnings

Posted by The Simply Money Advisors Team on Nov 19, 2018 12:04:34 PM

Corporate profits, drama around “Brexit,” and the trade war with China were front and center last week.

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Topics: Economics

With the mid-term elections over, Wall Street refocuses its attention

Posted by The Simply Money Advisors Team on Nov 12, 2018 11:38:25 AM

There were no surprises with last week’s mid-term elections as the Democrats took the House and the Republicans held their Senate majority.

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Topics: Economics

Lots of Election Day noise, little economic impact

Posted by The Simply Money Advisors Team on Nov 5, 2018 12:27:29 PM

Americans will head to the polls tomorrow, November 6th, in what could mark a change in who controls Congress. Odds favor Republicans retaining their slim majority in the Senate, while it’s widely expected Democrats will take control of the House.

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Topics: Economics

Strong corporate earnings help to stabilize stocks

Posted by The Simply Money Advisors Team on Oct 22, 2018 11:54:26 AM

Stocks were little changed last week as solid corporate earnings helped to offset concerns about higher interest rates and the trade war with China.

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Topics: Economics

What’s to blame for the stock market turbulence?

Posted by The Simply Money Advisors Team on Oct 15, 2018 12:06:02 PM

Wall Street’s fears soared last week, as stocks suffered their worst week since earlier this year in March.

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Topics: Economics

Should rising interest rates be a concern?

Posted by The Simply Money Advisors Team on Oct 8, 2018 12:44:02 PM

The big story last week was interest rates, as yields on the 10-year government bond jumped to 3.23% (the highest level on long-term rates since May 2011). Two of the main reasons for this move were the September jobs data and the Federal Reserve, our nation’s central bank.

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Topics: Economics

We have a trade deal (just not with China)

Posted by The Simply Money Advisors Team on Oct 1, 2018 8:45:42 AM

On Sunday night, the U.S. and Canada revamped the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) by agreeing to a new trade deal called the U.S.-Mexico-Canada agreement (USMCA).

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Topics: Economics

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