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U.S. Economic Strength: What Is The ‘Smart Money’ Telling Us?

US dollar continues to weaken

(Note: This article has been featured in the LinkedIn Channels Banking & Finance, Economy and Editor’s Picks) Smart Money – If you’ve ever bet on the ponies the ‘smart money’ will typically be the money wagered right before the betting windows closed. Theoretically these are the people who may have an inside track about the horses […]

US Economic Calendar: Christmas Week 2015

These are the U.S. economic releases expected during this Christmas-shortened week! Key among them are 3rd Quarter GDP on Tuesday, Existing Homes Sales on Tuesday, November Durable Goods Orders on Wednesday and New Home Sales also on Wednesday. Data Courtesy of Investing.com Time Cur. Imp. Event Actual Forecast Previous Time Cur. Imp. Event Actual Forecast Previous Monday, December 21, 2015 04:30  USD Investing.com […]

Will The Fed or Won’t The Fed? Five Reasons It Likely Won’t!

Come the December Fed meeting and after the strong jobs report that was recently released, does the Fed have any choice but to raise rates? The betting in the futures market leans to the side of a Fed tightening, or raising, of rates. But some of the actual economic evidence may seem to indicate that […]

US Economic Calendar: Week of April 7, 2014

Follow @Hallmark Abstract Service US Economic Calendar for the Week of April 7, 2014 For real estate investors, residential or commercial real estate property buyers worried about mortgage rates or current property owners looking to either refinance or sell, the economic data to be released in the upcoming week will most certainly have some degree of […]