Economic Data/News

​How Oil Prices Are Affecting Real Estate

​How Oil Prices Are Affecting Real Estate

Rodney Johnson | |

Apparently desirable, upscale neighborhoods remain attractive no matter what happens with the price of oil.

​Comparing Wages Globally

Harry Dent | |

The US comes out well above average, but certainly not on top.

The Global Debt Problem Is Getting Out of Control

John Mauldin | |

From the Great Recession’s beginning through Q2 2014, global debt grew $57 trillion to $199 trillion.

​Optimism for US Economy Fading According to Federal Reserve Bank President

Michael Markowski | |

FOMC member Raphael Bostic said the current economy reflects a tight labor market and that inflation was near the Fed’s 2% goal.

Wealth of World's Millionaires Tops $70 Trillion for First Time

UPI International Top News | |

The combined wealth of all the world's millionaires rose in 2017 for the sixth straight year, and topped the $70 trillion-mark for the first time on record. The World Wealth Report from Capgemini, released Tuesday, credits the rise to an improving global e

Trump-Kim Summit, the Fed and HGX Housing Index

MoneyShow | |

While markets remain decent, if housing starts to lead to the downside, expect the market to follow eventually.

Stocks End Week Mixed As Trade Woes Divide Wall Street

Adam Sarhan | |

There remains a lot of uncertainty with respect to how this ongoing "trade war" that is brewing may unfold.

​GDP Growth to Accelerate to 4.6% in Q2, Easing Bearish Worries

MoneyShow | |

Q2 GDP growth is on pace to be one of the fastest of this business cycle.

Federal Reserve Hikes Interest Rate by 0.25%

UPI Top Stories | |

The new target range for the federal funds rate is 1.75% to 2%.

3 Things to Watch for from the Federal Reserve on Wednesday

Associated Press | |

The Fed's expected move reflects a U.S. economy that is still fundamentally healthy nine years into an expansion.