can the us stay out of economic recession?

Can the U.S. Stay Out of Economic Recession?

America’s Q3 2022 GDP readout last week was probably shocking to most Americans — whereas other economies are in decline, America exited its short-lived two quarter economic recession.

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Earnings season: Oil, Apple, and GDP Look Up

Earnings season: Oil, Apple, and GDP Look Up

Earnings season: Exxon and Chevron, two of America’s oil giants, brought in billions in profit. How much profit are we talking? Also, Apple’s earnings rounded out the Big Tech earnings, leaving investors feeling optimistic.

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Tech in Trouble_ Microsoft and Alphabet Miss In Early Tech Earnings

Tech in Trouble? Microsoft and Alphabet Miss In Early Tech Earnings

Microsoft and Alphabet Miss In Early Tech Earnings. Analysts were hoping for better. Both stocks fell by more than -7% on Wednesday.

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China’s Xi Secures Unprecedented Third Term

China’s Xi Secures Unprecedented Third Term; Country Releases Delayed Data

Chinese leader Xi Jinping won an unprecedented third term as the leader of the world’s second-largest economy, breaking with recent convention meant to prevent China’s one-party rule from returning to dictatorship.

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Earnings reports

Early Earnings Follow Banks With Earnings Surprises

Earnings surprises, that means that it’s time to reflect on the health of the markets, and the broader economy as well.

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major banks Earnings season

Banks Bring It To Start Earnings Season

Major banks reported earnings to close the week, marking the beginning of Q3 2022 earnings season.Blackrock reported yesterday, teeing up a slew of bank earnings today from JPMorgan Chase, Wells Fargo, Citigroup, Morgan Stanley, PNC, and U.S. Bancorp.

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Expect Inflation To Be Hot

Last week, Fed leaders and politicians suggested that the Fed’s interest rate hikes might have not had enough time to create impact. The Price Index rose by +0.4% in the month of September, more than double what analysts expected.

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America is Hot. Other Countries_ Not So Much

America is Hot. Other Countries? Not So Much

If you’re an American, your Dollar now goes further in other countries than it has in over a generation—and to make matters even more interesting, U.S. money printing has returned to pre-COVID levels. 

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Rents Might Have Peaked, But They're Still Too Damn High

Rents Might Have Peaked, But They’re Still Too Damn High

Mortgage rates climbed in conjunction with the Fed hikes, which has led to plunging home sales and price gains starting to reverse. In spite of that, housing prices have stayed hot.

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How stock Correlation Helps You Make Better Investment Decisions

“Fed Pivot” Looks Unlikely After Strong Payrolls

The U.S. economy added 263,000 new jobs in September. In response, the S&P 500 fell over 2%, while the tech-heavy Nasdaq-100 fell -3.2%, nearly erasing their gains on the week. Seems backwards, right?

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