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WEEKLY ECONOMIC UPDATE – July 16, 2018

In this week’s recap: inflation pressure mounts, a household sentiment index dips, gold settles lower, and stocks rally as a new earnings season begins. Weekly Economic Update Presented by Westshore Financial Services, July 16, 2018 INFLATION...

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WEEKLY ECONOMIC UPDATE – July 9 2018

In this week’s recap: impressive hiring, healthy service and factory sectors, the Fed’s view of the present and near future, and gains for equities. Weekly Economic Update Presented by Westshore Financial Services, July 9, 2018 ANOTHER STRONG MONTH FOR THE LABOR...

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WEEKLY ECONOMIC UPDATE – July 2, 2018

In this week’s recap: a consumer spending miss, a slight decline in confidence, a wave of new home buying, and the end of a good quarter for equities. INCOME AND SPENDING RISE, ALONG WITH CORE INFLATION According to the latest monthly Department of Commerce snapshot,...

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WEEKLY ECONOMIC UPDATE – June 25, 2018

TARIFF TALK INTENSIFIES Major economic powers proposed additional import taxes last week, as investors wondered if a global trade war was now underway. Monday evening, President Trump stated that he had instructed U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to...

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