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Potential market movers.
Monday, July 28:
PMI non mfg Indx 9:45am
*Pending Home Sales 10
Dallas Fed Indx 10:30
Tuesday, July 29:
Case-Shiller Home Prcs 9am
Wednesday, July 30:
*ADP Jobs report 8:15am
2nd Qrtr GDP 8:30am
*FOMC Mtg Statemnt 2pm
Thursday, July 31:
Jobless claims 8:30am
Chicago PMI 9:45am
Friday, August 1:
*The Big One! Labor Dept Employment
Persnl Incom&Spend 8:30
PMI Mfg Index 9:45am
*Consmr Sentimnt 9:55
*ISM Mfg Indx 10am
*Constrction Spndng 10
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China's Market Finally Looks Like a Buy. July 25, 2014.
China's market has been in a 5-year long bear market on concerns its economy
was headed for a hard landing. There is evidence the reform and stimulus
efforts of China's government is having a positive effect in stabilizing the
situation. Meanwhile, the IMF forecasts China's 2014 economic growth will
slow to 7.4%, while it is forecasting U.S. growth to slow to 1.7%.
Will Investors Get Out On Time This Time? July 18, 2014.
Public investors have a terrible record of repeatedly coming into bull
markets several years after they begin, and then not exiting until after
the next bear market has ended. The problem seems to be having no strategy
at all, for getting out - or back in.
The Bond Rally Is Not a Good Omen for the Stock Market. July 11, 2014.
Bonds have rallied since Dec. even as the Fed tapers back QE bond-buying,
and even as pressure rises for the Fed to raise interest rates sooner than
expected. Bonds tend to move opposite to stocks yet rallied even as the
stock market reached new highs.
Is Stage Set for Markets to Again Be Smarter than the Fed? June 20, 2014.
In its mandate to maintain a positive economy, it's the Fed's job to
continuously provide positive assurances to encourage consumer, business,
and investor confidence. But in every cycle the Fed eventually gets behind
the curve, still pushing out positive guidance after conditions have turned
sour. It doesn't fool markets for long.
Are Some Proven Investment Strategies Too Simple To Accept? May 23, 2014.
An interesting look at Jeremy Grantham's letter to clients of his $117
billion international money management firm for institutions and wealthy
investors. He notes decades of his firm's studies confirming the remarkable
performance of several investment strategies, and how investors blow them
off because they seem too simple to be effective.
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