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  1. One Place to Look for Income Now

    Find out why emerging market (EM) debt is enjoying robust returns this year.
  2. The World Turned Upside Down

    Learn why governments may be getting ready to loosen up.
  3. Don’t Blame The U.S. for The Yield Meltdown

    This month added another bizarre chapter to the seemingly endless drop in bond yields. ...
  4. Old Mutual CEO: Brexit is Really Bad News

    Old Mutual's CEO sees Brexit as bad news and also believes it could lead to a mild ...
  5. Britain’s Long and Difficult Divorce from Europe

    Though it seems like the Brexit storm has blown over, uncertainty remains high as ...
  6. Is China’s Q2 GDP Growth Good or Bad News?

    China’s economy grew slightly more in the second quarter than expected. Is this good ...
  1. 2 Reasons Why the Stock Market Leads the Economy

    Pay attention to how economic strength can follow a sustained stock market advance ...
  2. Consumer Spending Posts Largest Gain Since 2 ...

    U.S. consumer spending, which accounts for over two-thirds of economic activity, ...
  3. What Weak Sales at JCP, WFM Says About Economy

    Weak sales at J.C. Penney and Whole Foods could be warning signs about the economy. ...
  4. Is Turkey Now Too Risky? (TUR)

    Volatility in Turkey's equity market rose following the resignation of the Prime ...
  5. Why Investors are Bailing on Japanese Stocks

    Foreign investors have pulled out of Japanese equities to the tune of $46 billion ...
  6. Why This Economist is Bullish on Dollar

    The U.S. dollar has been taking a beating, but this economist thinks the long-term ...
  1. Economic Indicators To Know

    The economy has a large impact on the market. Learn how to interpret the most important ...
  1. What's the difference between microeconomics and macroeconomics?

    Microeconomics is generally the study of individuals and business decisions, macroeconomics looks at higher up country and ...
  2. Is Israel a developed country?

    Read about how Israel is a developed country with a highly advanced technology sector. Learn how Israel still has poverty ...
  3. What economic indicators are important to consider when investing in the retail sector?

    Learn why the unemployment rate and Consumer Confidence Index are two of the best economic indicators when investing in the ...
  4. What types of expenses are factored into autonomous consumption?

    Examine the principles of autonomous consumption in a zero-income scenario and the differences between induced or discretionary ...
Hot Definitions
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    A measure of the sensitivity of the price (the value of principal) of a fixed-income investment to a change in interest rates. ...
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  3. Cyclical Stock

    An equity security whose price is affected by ups and downs in the overall economy. Cyclical stocks typically relate to companies ...
  4. Front Running

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  5. After-Hours Trading - AHT

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  6. Omnibus Account

    An account between two futures merchants (brokers). It involves the transaction of individual accounts which are combined ...
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