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  1. The Hidden Portfolio Risk in Higher Rates

    We discuss the implications of a higher rate regime for your portfolio. The answer ...
  2. Hawks vs. Doves: Fed Increasingly Split Over ...

    Investors highly anticipate a second rate hike this year as the Fed's hawks gain ...
  3. Chart of the Week: The Good News About Global ...

    This week's chart shows the new BlackRock Macro GPS economic indicator and the good ...
  4. The Investopedia Anxiety Index

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  5. The Most Volatile Time for Stocks? Sept. and ...

    September and October have historically been the two most volatile months for stocks, ...
  6. Will the U.S. Election Really Matter for Markets?

    Find out why the U.S. election may have less of an impact on markets than many are ...
  1. Will Fed Hike Interest Rates? (SPY, QQQ)

    A fall in retail sales and an increase in jobless claims spell good news for the ...
  2. Target Bolsters Grocery Unit to Woo Shoppers ...

    Target has hired specialized teams to focus on managing and expanding its grocery ...
  3. BofA's CEO Sees Strength in U.S. Consumer (BAC)

    Bank of America CEO Moynihan's optimism about the U.S. consumer may bode well for ...
  4. 3M Stock: 3 Things to Watch (MMM)

    3M Company's stock price is widely affected by macroeconomics, and investors should ...
  5. Macy's Soars on Beat; Will Close 100 Stores (M)

    With the company's plan to close 100 stores, Macy's is looking to emerge leaner and ...
  6. Brexit: GlaxoSmithKline Invests $361M in the ...

    Drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline is signaling confidence in the post-Brexit UK economy with ...
  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 ...
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