Raymond Merriman's Weekly Preview

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Posted by in Raymond Merriman's Weekly Preview on June 29, 2018 .

 

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The cosmos was under a high alert firestorm warning last week, with fiery Mars turning retrograde on June 26, one day before the full moon conjunct the authoritative Saturn. Every effort of world stock indices to break out of their...

Posted by in Raymond Merriman's Weekly Preview on June 22, 2018 .

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Chinese acquisitions and investments in the U.S. fell 92 percent to just $1.8 billion in the first five months of this year, consulting and research firm Rhodium Group said Tuesday.

Counting divestitures, net Chinese deal flow to the U.S....

Posted by in Raymond Merriman's Weekly Preview on June 15, 2018 .

 

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The euro on Friday was headed for its biggest weekly loss in 19 months after the European Central Bank unexpectedly said it would keep interest rates at record lows well into next year. The ECB's...

Posted by in Raymond Merriman's Weekly Preview on June 08, 2018 .

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There will likely be a chill in the air at Friday's G-7 meeting in Quebec following President Donald Trump's decision to press ahead with tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from the European Union,...

Posted by in Raymond Merriman's Weekly Preview on June 02, 2018 .

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The U.S. economy continued to add jobs at a solid clip in May, with nonfarm payrolls up 223,000 and the unemployment rate falling to an 18-year low of 3.8 percent, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported...

Posted by in Raymond Merriman's Weekly Preview on May 18, 2018 .

 

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Markets already know the Federal Reserve will deliver more rate hikes this year....

Posted by in Raymond Merriman's Weekly Preview on May 12, 2018 .

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Major cryptocurrencies tumbled Friday after news prosecutors raided UpBit, the largest cryptocurrency exchange in South Korea. Bitcoin fell 5.5 percent to $8,511, its lowest since April 20, according to CoinDesk's bitcoin price index. The exchange is the fourth largest cryptocurrency exchange by trading volume, according to CoinMarketCap's rankings of markets with fees. Evelyn Cheng, “Bitcoin Drops to 3-Week...

Posted by in Raymond Merriman's Weekly Preview on May 05, 2018 .

 

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The unemployment rate fell to 3.9 percent during the month, the lowest level since December 2000. Black unemployment dropped to 6.6 percent, its lowest level ever. (However, the) total job creation of 164,000 was considerably below the 192,000 that economists surveyed by Reuters had expected. Also, wage growth was just 2.6 percent on a year-over-year basis, below market expectations of 2.7 percent…...