Archive | September, 2010

5 Stock Market Changers this Week

Consumer pulse: Retail sales figures come out Tuesday pre-market (8:30 a.m.) and the closely watched Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index is released Friday morning (9:55 a.m.). A declining consumer sentiment figure is considered an early signal of a coming downturn in the economy. Inflation/deflation watch: How much we might be paying for things in the future […]

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5 Stock Market Changers This Week

Holiday week: U.S. markets are closed Monday (Labor Day). Experts note that the short week that follows is normally bullish in an otherwise bearish month. Fed view: The so-called “beige book” — the Federal Reserve’s current assessment of the economy based on anecdotal reports from its 12 branches around the country — will be pored […]

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AAM Weekly Wrap Sept 4 2010

September 4, 2010 Weekly Market Wrap:  The stock market rallied this week as better than expected numbers for job growth and manufacturing growth pushed the index higher.  The S&P 500 was up a solid 3.8% to 1,104.  Gold was also higher finishing at $1,247 per oz. up almost 1%.  Oil and The Dollar were lower […]

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