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Asian Markets Close Lower to Match the US Dips

Asian Markets Close Lower to Match the US Dips

The majority of the Asian markets dipped on November 30, with the stabilization of oil prices post dip in the last session. Technology stocks went south after the US shares in this sector got sold off on November 29. Regional investors also took int..

U.S. Stocks Hit Record Highs

U.S. Stocks Hit Record Highs

U.S. stocks traded higher on Monday and hit new record highs as investors are waiting for the Federal Reserve’s policy meeting this week.All three major indexes hit new record highs. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 0.45 percent or 76.84 ..

Federal Reserve’s New Rule to Help Unwind Big Banks

Federal Reserve’s New Rule to Help Unwind Big Banks

On Friday, The Federal Reserve finalized a new rule that would make it easier to unwind important U.S. banks by creating a safe harbor for financial contracts after a firm defaults. This decision was unanimously approved by Federal board members and..

Job Growth Slows in August

Job Growth Slows in August

The U.S. economy created less-than-expected jobs in August and unemployment rate edged higher from a 16-year low.According to a report released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the U.S. employers added 156,000 jobs in August and the unemployment r..

How is the U.S. Stock Market in a Scenario of Low Inflation Rates?

How is the U.S. Stock Market in a Scenario of Low Inflation Rates?

Inflation is a monetary phenomenon characterized by too much money in the economy with too few goods and services. If you are asked what the current rate of inflation is in the United States, you will probably be wondering. You may think of a vague ..

Federal Officials Okay with Stock Market Rise

Federal Officials Okay with Stock Market Rise

Officials of the Federal Reserve have noticed the stock market's inexorable rise. The same issue has been discussed during their July meeting. The conclusion? The rise was based on fundamentals, and thus perfectly safe.Officials of the Federal R..

VIX Hits Record Lows

VIX Hits Record Lows

The stock markets are extremely choppy at present. The VIX or the CBOE Volatility Index dipped to scrape 8.84 on July 26. The number is its lowest point in the stock market's history. The VIX, which is utilized to measure concern in Standard &am..