Here’s a quick, executive summary of stories from this trading week, with a link to the full articles online.
The Real Reason Yellen Didn’t Raise Rates
Fed Chairman Janet Yellen said the Fed didn’t raise interest rates last week primarily because of low inflation and turbulence overseas, in markets like Brazil and China. But there’s more to it than that. Dr. Martin Weiss explains what Yellen didn’t.
The Path to Flat
What would it take to get the indexes back to flat, and beyond? Jon Markman explains which sectors would have to do astonishingly well just to break even by the end of the year.
Why the Dow Will Hit 31,000
Larry Edelson tells you his reasons for why the Dow will skyrocket over the next few years, and how to poise yourself for an advantage. Read more here.
Fundamental Factors of the Stock Market Correction
What caused the recent, massive stock selloff in August? Mike Burnick explores the reasons, and gives you a forecast for real, fourth-quarter GDP growth.
|What lessons can be learned from the two bear markets in the past decade?|
Bear Market Looming: What We’ve Learned From the Last Two
If we’re in a new bear market, what lessons can we learn from 2000-2002 and 2007-2009 that still apply today? Mike Larson breaks it down for you.
The Week’s Hot News
Money and Markets columnist Mike Larson takes a look at key financial and political events around the globe after the market close. Here are the week’s highlights:
Is This Sector the Biggest Loser from the Fed’s Big Fold?
Last week’s decision by the Fed to remain unchanged on interest rates affected one sector in particular in a big way. Mike gives you the details.
How These Three Foreign Firms Could Topple Our Stock Market
Brazil. Germany. Switzerland. Mike gives you the lowdown on the stocks from these three countries that could negatively affect ours.
Deepening Chinese Downturn Raises Market Risks
In China, new orders are falling, output is falling, employment is falling, and prices are falling. Mike tells you why the current situation in the world’s second-biggest economy is eerily reminiscent of 2009.
The Worst Environment in 90 Years
Find out which company is projecting an earnings miss of a billion dollars and plans to lay off 10,000 workers in the next three years.
The Money and Markets Team