10 Data Points Investors Should Be Watching Now: JPMorgan’s Kelly

There are multiple economic and financial numbers investors can monitor in 2018 to get a sense of the market environment. David Kelly, chief global strategist for JPMorgan Funds, offers his own list of the top 10 data points he recommends investors watch this year. In his inaugural weekly note for 2018, Kelly says the list is… Please follow and like us:

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Moody’s On Global Economy: So Much Debt, Yet So Little Growth

Earlier this year, the Institute of International Finance warned that global debt growth has reached an “eye-watering” pace over the past decade and hit an all-time high of $215 trillion last year. The IIF said total debt levels, including household, government and corporate debt, climbed by more than $70 trillion over the last ten years to… Please follow and like us:

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Dollar extends gains after Trump tax plan but equities struggle

The dollar edged up further in Asia on Thursday as focus turned back to the United States after Donald Trump unveiled his market-friendly tax cut plans. However, regional equities were unable to track their Wall Street counterparts higher despite a broad move back to riskier assets — as North Korea went on the backburner — with… Please follow and like us:

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DB: Yield Curve Flattening Is A Good Thing!

Some analysts are worried about yield curve flattening, but Deutsche thinks it’s a good thing. At the beginning of this week, the spread between the two and 10-year Treasury yields flattened to 78.77 basis points — the lowest level since September 1. For bond watchers, this move has sent a distressing signal. The so-called “yield curve”… Please follow and like us:

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$XAUUSD Hawkish Dudley Undermines Gold Prices, Markets Looking For March Hike

Hawkish Dudley Undermines Gold Prices, Markets Looking For March Hike Gold Buz Investors Dudley Undermines Gold Prices Gold is trading at $1245.90 per ounce at 10:40 GMT this morning, 0.23% lower from the New York close. This morning, the precious metal traded at a high of $1249.70 per ounce and a low of $1242.50 per ounce.… Please follow and like us:

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