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Guild Investment's Global Market Commentary: ​The U.S. Economy and Stock Market

Guild Investment Management | Equities.com |

The real risks to the U.S. are not current trends, but future trends caused by two possible forces.


Mercator Misconceptions: Clever Map Shows the True Size of Countries

Visual Capitalist | Equities.com |

The world map you know is totally wrong. Check out this clever graphic, which helps put into perspective the true size of countries.


Is There a Shortage of Skilled Labor? Point, Counterpoint

Mish Shedlock | Equities.com |

Companies complain about a shortage of labor. Is the complaint real or imaginary?


Is Silence Golden?

Sunshine Profits | Equities.com |

On Thursday, the FOMC published the monetary policy statement from its latest meeting that took place on November 7-8. In line with the expectations, the US central bank kept the federal funds rate...


The Market is Shaky At Best

IRIS.xyz | Equities.com |

Discussion of economic indicators around the globe including the election, Italy and the Eurozone and the rising dollar and interest rates.


US Stocks Move Broadly Lower in Early Trade; Oil Rising

Associated Press | Equities.com |

U.S. stocks moved broadly lower in early trading Monday, weighed down by losses in technology companies and banks.


Stocks End Busy Week Mostly Higher

Adam Sarhan | Equities.com |

The two big events were the midterm election and the Fed meeting. Both events matched estimates and that helped the market rally.


Trade War... Not!

Ivan Illán | Equities.com |

Recent trade data shows the U.S. is not entering into a global trade war.


Pressures Rise for Homebuilders as Rates Hit 7-Year High

Associated Press | Equities.com |

The beating for homebuilders is continuing as rising interest rates and home prices keep potential buyers on the sidelines.


Election Impact: Health Care Stocks Jump Following Midterms

Associated Press | Equities.com |

The outcome of the midterm elections was good for the stock market in general, mostly because it didn't produce any big surprises.