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Sarkozy and Merkel Reach New Agreement

Joel Anderson | Equities.com |

News that German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Nicolas Sarkozy have reached an agreement on amending the European Union treaty as part of a more comprehensive plan for settling the


Fed Steps in as Central Banks Worldwide Take Action

Joel Anderson | Equities.com |

Markets spiked today on news that the Central Banks of the United States, Canada, England, Japan, Europe, and Switzerland are taking a coordinated action to improve liquidity in global financial


Bond Yields in Italy Soar Again

Joel Anderson | Equities.com |

Yields on Italian 6-month treasury notes again flirted with the 7 percent threshold that had previously taken down the governments of Greece, Ireland, and Portugal.Rates Have Doubled in One


Equities Sector Coverage: Super Committee Concerns Fuel Sell-Off

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

Existing Home Sales rose 1.4% in October to an annual rate of 4.97 million with the average sale price down to $162,500 from $165,800. Tomorrow we get Preliminary GDP for Q3, which should be


Equities Sector Coverage: Wall Street Plunges on More EU Turmoil

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

The Dow Jones Industrial Average opened below its 200-day simple moving average at 11,976 trading to a day’s low of 11,736.93 in afternoon trading. The NASDAQ gapped below its 200-day simple


Equities Sector Coverage: Stocks Close Higher After Another Up-and-Down Session

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

The Dow Jones Industrial Average stayed above its 200-day simple moving average at 11,975 trading above 12,170 into the final half hour of trading. The NASDAQ stayed above its 200-day at 2690 at


Good News from Europe Pushes up Financial Stocks

Joel Anderson | Equities.com |

The financial sector got the news it was looking for as European leaders approved a deal to resolve the debt crisis there and create a viable bailout package.  Major European and American


Equities Sector Coverage: Weak Outlook From Fed Drags Market

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

The Consumer Price Index rose 0.3% in September and was up 3.9% year over year. Housing Starts rose 15.0% in September to an annual rate of 658,000 with Building Permits down 5.0% at an annual


Equities Sector Coverage: Stocks Close Out Second Week in Green

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

Retail sales rose 1.1% in September topping estimates of 0.7% and marking the largest gain since February. Excluding automobiles sales were up 0.6%, beating expectations of 0.3%. Import Prices


Equities Sector Coverage: Stocks Pare Gains But Still Closer Higher

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

The minutes from the last FOMC meeting stated that the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy alone would not turn the economy around. The Dow Jones Industrial Average surged to 11,552.76 on


World Economic Forum at Davos 2019 - Joseph Weinberg CEO PayCase, Chairman Shyft

Matt Bird sits down with Joseph Weinberg CEO PayCase, Chairman Shyft at the World Economic Forum at Davos 2019