Recession Obsession

David Nelson, CFA CMT | |

We'll see what the picture looks like when we close the books on December, but for now, dare I say, green shoots?

Stocks Mostly Lower on Wall Street With Trade in Focus

AP News | |

The market is particularly focused on developments in the trade war ahead of a new round of tariffs on $160 billion of Chinese imports due to take effect this Sunday.

Business Economists See Slowing Growth But No Recession

AP News | |

The nation's business economists see deceleration this year and next but no recession, extending a record-breaking expansion already in its 11th year.

The 2019 Santa Rally May Already Be Here

Leo Kolivakis | |

The markets may still be vulnerable to trade headlines, but it looks like this year's Santa rally started early.

US Gains a Robust 266,000 Jobs As Unemployment Falls to 3.5%

AP News | |

Hiring jumped to its highest level since January as unemployment matches a half-century low.

Will the Real Manufacturing PMI Please Stand Up?

Frank Holmes | |

Mixed signals from the latest purchasing manager’s index readings

How The Gig Economy Is Reshaping Employment

Maggie Kimberl | |

While many would rather work full-time, tens of millions of people prefer the flexibility of gig work.

GBP/USD: Downside Correction Likely

FXStreet | |

GBP/USD has extended its gains as polls show solid Conservative lead. Caution is warranted, however, amid uncertainty about the elections and upcoming US data.

ADP Survey: Businesses Added Only 67,000 Jobs in November

AP News | |

November’s job gain is the smallest in six months and suggests that hiring could be weakening

America’s “Full Employment” Hides a Dirty Secret

John Mauldin | |

The labor market has basically split into two categories with little in between.

World Economic Forum at Davos 2019 - Ben Yablon Executive VP Salt Lending

Matt Bird sits down with Ben Yablon - Executive VP of Salt Lending - at the World Economic Forum in Davos January 2019


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