The U.S. market was saved from an ugly week by Friday's jobs report.
Not so for most markets elsewhere. Down week for gold.
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Potential market movers.
Monday, Dec. 9:
T'Bill auctions 11:30 am
Tuesday, Dec. 10:
Sm Bus. Optmism Indx 7:30
Wednesday, Dec. 11:
T'bill auction 1pm
Thursday, Dec. 12:
*Retail Sales 8:30am
*Jobless claims 8:30am
Friday, Dec. 13:
* Prducr Prc Index 8:30am
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Previous Corporate Hoarding Of Cash May Soon Become A Big Positive!
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Will The Real Economy Please Stand Up? December 6, 2013.
The market was up last week in reaction to weak economic reports that
indicated the Fed would not taper back QE stimulus soon. It was then
down sharply the first four days this week on strong economic reports
that raised concerns again that the Fed will taper. But then in reaction
to another strong report Friday, the jobs report, raising odds even
higher that the Fed will taper, the market rallied strongly. What's
Market Seasonality and the Fed Are a Powerful Combination. November 29, 2013.
The market influences of seasonality and Fed stimulus are so consistent
that they've been memorialized in long time market maxims 'Sell in May
and Go away', and 'Don't Fight the Fed'. It looks like both will end at
about the same time in March and April. What then?
Don't Worry So Much About Government Debt. November 8, 2013.
There are more than enough situations for investors to be concerned
about. But the government budget deficits and still growing record
national debt are not among them.
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