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August 28, 2015

Volatile End to Dizzying Week? Market Turmoil Clouds Fed Talks

A propped-up Chinese stock market logged a second day of gains but the action may not be enough to soothe jittery investors across major markets ...

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Trading
August 28, 2015

Retail Sales and Fed Policy: Is the U.S. Consumer Spending?

It’s been a busy month in the market and an even busier week. As we exit summer and head into fall trading, many questions remained unanswered. Although ...

Money & Culture
August 28, 2015

Go From Cook to Chef with an Investment in a Handmade Knife

Why spend a grand on a handmade knife when you can buy a mass-produced, German-made, all-purpose kitchen knife for $80? Because your cutting skills ...

Options
August 27, 2015

Volatility Update: Record-Book Rewrite; Time for Iron Condors?

An increase in investor risk perceptions is palpable. As the S&P 500 (SPX) suffered a four-day, 6.3% decline through the end of last week, trading volumes ...

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