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Month: October 2017

Week 43 In Review

                    ECB reduces stimulus, vows low rates US Q3 GDP advances at 3.0% annual rate German business sentiment sets record high Party congress elevates status of China’s Xi Progress on US budget opens way for tax bill   Global equities edged lower this week, with Japan’s… Read More ›

Week 42 In Review: Investor Optimism Riding High

                      Investors move more cash into equities Fourth round of NAFTA talks wraps up Fed sees US economy maintaining growth pace US Senate budget resolution paves way for tax bill Spain may impose direct rule on Catalonia   Global equities extended their gains this week… Read More ›

This is The Time You Should be Looking to get a Pension Valuation !

BOE rates, life expectancy data seen curbing pension deficits Firms with big liabilities have underperformed since Brexit The U.K.’s $86 Billion Pension Problem Is About to Solve Itself   For U.K. Plc, the sting of Brexit comes with an unexpected bonus. With no effort on their part, British businesses may see pension deficits that have… Read More ›

Bitcoin Explained

Bitcoin was invented as a peer-to-peer system for online payments that does not require a trusted central authority. Since its inception in 2008, Bitcoin has grown into a technology, a currency, an investment vehicle, and a community of users. In this guide we hope to explain what Bitcoin is and how it works as well… Read More ›

Week 41 In Review: US Retail Sales Bounce Back

    US retail sales improve, CPI boosted by gasoline IMF nudges up global growth forecast Brexit talks at apparent impasse FOMC on course for December rate hike Stocks continued their advance into record territory, marking the fifth consecutive weekly gain for the large-cap Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 Index. The week brought… Read More ›

Week 39 In Review: Hurricanes End Seven-Year Payroll Streak

                    Nonfarm payrolls fall in wake of hurricanes Catalonia expected to declare independence Global economy continues to purr Fed short list makes rounds Trump expected to de-certify Iran nuclear deal   Global equities extended their gains this week, with the MSCI All Country World Index hitting… Read More ›