All posts tagged "economic growth"
Jeremy Siegel: Tax Cuts to Boost Earnings
Commenting on the current state of the markets, Jeremy Siegel said the tax cuts, reductions in regulation and an increased economic growth rate are likely to lead to a continuation of the rally.
- Posted December 5, 2016
Marc Faber Sees a Good Contagion from Brexit
CNBC reports Marc Faber, editor of the Gloom, Boom & Doom Report, believes Brexit (Britain's exit from the European Union) will prove to be a positive for worldwide economic growth.
- Posted June 26, 2016
The Baltic Dry Index is Hitting Multi-Year Lows
Recently, the Baltic Dry Index (BDI), which measures changes in the cost to transport raw materials such as metals, grains and fossil fuels by sea, has fallen to its lowest level since 1986 indicating anemic worldwide economic...
- Posted February 5, 2015
Jeff Gundlach Says No Need for Fed to Raise Rates
CNBC's David Faber spoke to Doubleline CEO/CIO and respected analyst on all things bond market related Jeffrey Gundlach
- Posted September 10, 2014
Robert Barbera: Top 10 Trading Partner Data Show China Has Negative Growth
Joe Kernen spoke to guests Patrick Wolff, Grandmaster Capital, and Robert Barbera, co-director of Johns Hopkins Center for Financial Economics on CNBC yesterday. The discussion surrounded the economic conditions in China and prospects for growth in...
- Posted July 30, 2013
Ben Bernanke Accommodation Statement Sends Futures Soaring
Several weeks ago Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke sent bond markets around the world reeling when he indicated a possible tapering of bond purchases in the coming year. This, in turn, caused a sizable sell-off in the...
- Posted July 11, 2013
Bill Gross Admits He Goofed on Treasurys
Famed bond fund manager from PIMCO, Bill Gross, was bearish on Treasury bonds for the last few months. He first turned cautious when the 10-year Treasury note yielded 3.5%. Since then the yield has collapsed to under...
- Posted August 31, 2011
Dow Chemical Seasonal Sales Strength Positive Indicator
Todd Sullivan is reading good things for the economy in a report of seasonal strength in the sales of Dow Chemical. Dow is a big industrial company and the fact that their sales are flat compared to...
- Posted December 3, 2010
Bonds Are Popular, Stocks Not So Much
Vincent Fernando has published a chart explaining why bonds have outperformed stocks over the past few years. With inflation and economic growth in the doldrums bonds have attracted a sea of money as seen below. Click on...
- Posted October 29, 2010
Obama Could Learn From FDR
Nick Taylor in the opinion section of the L. A. Times writes about a jobs plan based on FDR’s Work Progress Administration (WPA) that could both ease unemployment and improve America’s crumbling infrastructure. The lesson for Obama...
- Posted September 11, 2010