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Weighing The Week Ahead: Can Earnings Season Reverse The Stock Market Decline?

By Jeff Miller: Last week featured a low signal to noise ratio – speech after speech, but little fresh information. This week heralds the start of earnings season. While we have a normal measure of government data, market participants will … Continue reading

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Weighing The Week Ahead: Will Global Weakness Drag Down The U.S. Economy?

By Jeff Miller: Last week was all about data. This week will be the opposite. The calendar already dished up the big news, and the major earnings reports are still a week away. Meanwhile, we have more conferences and speeches … Continue reading

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Weighing The Week Ahead: Investor Lessons From This Week’s Data Deluge

By Jeff Miller: Employment week always generates a strong economic focus. Because it falls on an early calendar day this month, we also have an avalanche of other economic reports. This week will emphasize the message of the economic data. … Continue reading

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Weighing The Week Ahead: Should Stock Investors Fear Current ‘Divergences’?

By Jeff Miller: In the wake of the FOMC meeting and the IPO hype, we face a week with little new information – the lull before earnings season. This sort of vacuum makes it difficult to predict the week ahead, … Continue reading

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Weighing The Week Ahead: Finding Stocks For The 2014 Homestretch

By Jeff Miller: In the absence of major economic news and events, the punditry usually tries to squeeze a little more juice out of old themes. The Fed reaction to the employment report will, no doubt, get some attention, but … Continue reading

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Weighing The Week Ahead: Will Job Growth Sustain The Rally?

By Jeff Miller: With the official end to summer, there are many topics for sunburned vacationers to consider as they settle in to their desks and boardrooms on Tuesday. Economic data has been mixed, but with a positive tilt. We … Continue reading

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Weighing The Week Ahead: Time For Central Bankers To Unwind?

By Jeff Miller: I could not resist the whimsical title. It is time for the annual Fed Symposium at Jackson Hole. This event, sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, has historically been the scene for various important … Continue reading

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Weighing The Week Ahead: The Market Risk From Current Crises

By Jeff Miller: In the past week there has been a dramatic change for the worse in everything we have been tracking in our “Ugly” section. Risks that are generally described with the euphemism of “geopolitical” have become expanded military … Continue reading

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Weighing The Week Ahead: The Market Risk From Current Crises

By Jeff Miller: In the past week there has been a dramatic change for the worse in everything we have been tracking in our “Ugly” section. Risks that are generally described with the euphemism of “geopolitical” have become expanded military … Continue reading

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Weighing The Week Ahead: Will The Fed Experiment End Badly?

By Jeff Miller: Put together these ingredients: The biggest weekly market decline in two years, the winding down of earnings season, and a light week for economic data. The result? Financial TV producers will be seeking experts to explain whether … Continue reading

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