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​How Oil Prices Are Affecting Real Estate

​How Oil Prices Are Affecting Real Estate

Rodney Johnson | Equities.com |

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


​Comparing Wages Globally

Harry Dent | Equities.com |

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


The Global Debt Problem Is Getting Out of Control

John Mauldin | Equities.com |

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 | Equities.com |

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 | Equities.com |

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 | Equities.com |

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 | Equities.com |

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 | Equities.com |

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 | Equities.com |

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 | Equities.com |

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