Raymond Merriman's Weekly Preview

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The European Central Bank said it would carry on buying government bonds into next year, but in reduced monthly amounts…. The ECB signaled it was moving away from easy money, but the message was laden with caveats, and the bank left open exactly when, and how, its stimulus measures would end… The decision to reduce QE gently comes amid a rare, synchronized recovery across the...

Posted by in Raymond Merriman's Weekly Preview on October 21, 2017 .

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Note: The purpose of this column is to provide educational insights into the tenets of geocosmic studies as they correspond to economic, political, and socio-psychological matters, as one of several tools that in turn may assist in the practice of financial market timing. This column is not intended, nor should it be used, as an advisory service for trading financial markets, without use of other financial market...

Posted by in Raymond Merriman's Weekly Preview on October 14, 2017 .

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Posted by in Raymond Merriman's Weekly Preview on October 07, 2017 .

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Hurricanes Harvey and Irma damaged not only Texas and Florida but also the U.S. jobs picture, as payrolls fell by 33,000 in September. The jobs loss was the first monthly decline in seven years, when the economy was still pulling out of the Great Recession. Even with the surprise jobs number, the closely watched hourly wages figure jumped higher, to an annualized rate of 2.9 percent....

Posted by in Raymond Merriman's Weekly Preview on September 30, 2017 .

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An announcement on who will lead the Federal Reserve in 2018 and beyond could come in the next few weeks, President Donald Trump said Friday. The announcement comes amid reports that the president has interviewed former Fed Governor Kevin Warsh and current Governor Jerome "Jay" Powell in recent days. – Jeff Cox, “Trump Says He Will Make Fed Chair Decision in Next 2 to 3 Weeks,” www.cnbc.com,...

Posted by in Raymond Merriman's Weekly Preview on September 23, 2017 .

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The Fed announced Wednesday that it will let a small portion of its $4.5 trillion balance sheet mature without being replaced, starting in October with reductions of $10 billion a month and gradually rising over the next year to $50 billion a month… The central bank left its key short-term rate unchanged, but hinted at one more rate increase this year… Stocks turned lower after the Federal...

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Due to the fact that we are immersed in a major relocation from our Michigan home and office to our new office (and new home) in Scottsdale, Arizona that will completed early next week, there will be no weekly column this week.

 

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Retail gasoline prices surged 25 cents in the week ending Sept. 5, the biggest gain since 2005's Hurricane Katrina. – Jeff Cox, www.cnbc.com, September 8, 2017

At least 32 people were killed after a massive 8.1 magnitude earthquake late Thursday. The quake, one of the biggest recorded in Mexico, struck off the country's southern coast. Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto said in a press...