Appearance on Fox Business Network’s Countdown to the Closing Bell with Liz Claman, July 12, 2019 [Video]

July 15, 2019

Are fears keeping interest rates low? I discussed this and more Friday on Fox Business Network's Countdown to the Closing Bell with Liz Claman.

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Monday Update: Slow Week Focused on the Fed and Inflation

July 15, 2019

Last week was relatively light on the economic update front, with most attention being paid to a couple of inflation figures and communications from the Fed. This will be a much busier week of updates, with multiple major areas of the economy represented.

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Appearance on Yahoo Finance’s The Ticker, July 12, 2019 [Video]

July 15, 2019

What can we expect this earnings season? Friday, I discussed this and more on Yahoo Finance’s The Ticker.

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Magazines and the Market

July 12, 2019

One of my colleagues sent around the most recent issue of The Economist, noting that the cover story, “Riding High: What Could Bring Down America’s Economy?”, may well be a contrarian indicator. I haven’t read the article yet, but I suspect the publication may be in on the irony here. Nonetheless, the fact that The Economist can put this story up could be a sign that the economy really is getting close to a turning point.

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Appearance on Cheddar TV, July 11, 2019 [Video]

July 12, 2019

Do worries keep the economy moving? Yesterday, I appeared on Cheddar TV  to discuss this and more.

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Monday Update: Jobs Report Highlight of the Week

July 8, 2019

There were a number of important economic updates released last week, as we kicked off the second half of the year. The most notable release was June's employment report, which came in much better than anticipated. This will be a relatively quiet week on the economic update front, with a focus on the Fed and inflation. 

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Monday Update (on Tuesday): Consumer Confidence Drops, Spending Remains Strong

July 2, 2019

Last week saw the release of a number of important economic updates, as we wrapped up the end of the second quarter. Both major measures of consumer confidence declined month-over-month in June, but personal income and spending growth both remained healthy. This week will also see the release of a number of important economic reports, even with the federal holiday on Thursday.

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