China will impact investors not through the markets but through imports. If they continue to devalue their currency and market it would cause their export products to devalue, which will make it harder for the other economies to compete. More in the video.
This week’s Republican debate might not have much of an impact on your investments. However, the Republican debate serves as a warning that we are at the beginning of the political cycle that can kick up a lot of impactful smoke. More in the video.
Bobby Norman’s opinion is that, in the short term, China’s current market situation is not that big of a deal. Franklin Bradford recognizes that when you combine the Shanghai Stock Exchange and the Shenzhen Stock Exchange, they make up the 2nd largest exchange in the world. Each has data to back up their opinion. Who do you agree with?
We had a big debate on some issues this morning as some economic news from last week got Greg really fired up. As we listen to the economic reporters, we have to ask, “Do economists think we are idiots?” More in the video.
Last week Janet Yellen announced that interest rates are going to go up sometime later in the year. We believe a rate hike in June is very unlikely but a possibility in September. Remember though that there is a lot of data that will come between now and then which is why we are here every day tracking it. More in the Video.
With so much economic news coming at investors from so many sources, we often get asked which headlines can be trusted and which cannot? Some headlines are worth following but investors should still be cautious as there may still be market volatility based on news hype, like Greece, and not actual economic news.