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Recession Obsession

David Nelson, CFA CMT | Equities.com |

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 | Equities.com |

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 | Equities.com |

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 | Equities.com |

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 | Equities.com |

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 | Equities.com |

Mixed signals from the latest purchasing manager’s index readings


How The Gig Economy Is Reshaping Employment

Maggie Kimberl | Equities.com |

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


GBP/USD: Downside Correction Likely

FXStreet | Equities.com |

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 | Equities.com |

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 | Equities.com |

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



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