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The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Housing Market Index (HMI) is a gauge of builder opinion on the relative level of current and future single-family home sales. It is a diffusion index, which means that a reading above...

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The stock market has once again entered a period of consolidation as investors wait for the results of the most important legislative decision of the year. The fight to repeal and replace Obamacare has taken the spotlight as Congress debates...

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This time, Avi is much more cautious in the near-term, noting that he was selling into the last major rally and not looking to get back into the market until some important things happen, which he covered in our recent interview. Here's some of what he had to say...

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The surprise Trump victory November 8th catapulted stock indices about 15% higher as of March without even a 2% intraday correction. Our advice since December has been to avoid waiting for dips and stay 95% invested basis the SP 500...

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All attention is once again on Janet Yellen and the Federal Reserve this week, as the FOMC meets to determine whether an interest rate hike is warranted. At this point, with Fed Funds futures prices pointing toward a 95% chance of a rate hike...

Alex Barrow's picture

The Fed is going to hike this Wednesday. They’ve made that clear. But why the complete reversal in tone since their last meeting? The answer is obviously because of the Fed’s unspoken third mandate — putting caps on bubbles.

Marc Chandler's picture

UK Prime Minister May got the parliamentary approval the courts ruled was necessary to formally trigger Article 50. It is not clear what UK she will lead out of the EU. Scotland is beginning the legal proceedings to hold another...

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People who apply for a loan from a bank or credit card company, and are turned down, are owed an explanation of why that happened. It’s a good idea – because it can help teach people how to repair their damaged credit – and it’s a...

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Market expectations have driven stock prices to new highs, but with sentiment so extreme, many are wondering if this move is sustainable. This time on FS Insider we spoke with Andrew Zatlin of Moneyball Economics about his take on market direction, the possibility for...

Robert Rapier's picture

Last week the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) reported that President Trump is preparing to direct the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to make a big change to the country’s Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). The change is...

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