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Aug 16, 2014

Gold Hurt by Stronger U.S. Economic Data

Gold prices fell to the lowest level in nearly two weeks on Friday as signs of health in the U.S. economy outweighed news of a skirmish near the Ukraine-Russia border...

Aug 15, 2014

Global Economy Getting Better, Barclays Says

This week's lackluster economic data won't hinder quarterly growth rates worldwide, Barclays economists say...

Aug 13, 2014

China Stimulus Has Little Impact

Economic data suggested that recent stimulus measures have done little to improve two weak corners of China's economy—wariness about lending and a struggling property sector...

Aug 06, 2014

Are IBD's Top Four Looking Toppy?

The afternoon rumors of Russian troops on Ukraine’s border squashed the stock market’s feeble rally attempt. There have been signs of technical deterioration since July 11 when I asked Should You Reconsider Buying the Dip? The market did not peak up ...

Aug 06, 2014

Pressure on Renzi grows after disappointing economic data show Italy slips into recession

Official figures show that Italy has slipped back into recession, piling pressure on Premier Matteo Renzi to push through reforms to kick-start Italy's economy...

Aug 08, 2014

Week Ahead: Lots of Inflation-Related Data

The focus next week is on economic data such as retail sales and consumer sentiment that could impact inflation...

Aug 08, 2014

The Week Ahead: Are the Fear Levels Really That High?

It has been an ugly couple of weeks for the stock market and, while the summer months are often difficult, the ballooning number of global hot spots has put even more pressure on stocks. The negative signals from the technical indicators (The "Real R...

Aug 08, 2014

Using Big Data To Understand Migrations

Monitoring migrations it's not an easy task. While in today's economy, survey data about economic confidence or public opinion are collected on a daily basis, that is not the case for migration statistics, which come from Censuses, population registe...

Aug 01, 2014

The Week Ahead: Will Bond Fund Holders Be Singing the Blues?

The stock market finally got hit last with its first heavy round of selling since early February. The Dow Industrials gave up its gains for the year. It had been lagging the other market averages like the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite all year. So far...

Aug 01, 2014

Week Ahead: Sparse Data and Some Earnings

The upcoming economic calendar is sparse by comparison to last week: manufacturing reports, trade data and more earnings...