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Financial Year in Review 2016

In Economics, Friday File, Investing, Market Trend Report by Global View Team

Financial markets and the economy had an up and down ride in 2016. From “Brexit” to the “Trump rally,” the U.S. stock market finished up for the year despite change. Let’s take a look at some of 2016’s more important aspects as we prepare for 2017. Included is our last “Market Trends Report” of the year which will be available to all each Tuesday afternoon in 2017.

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A Dollar here, a Dollar there

In Economics, Friday File by Global View Team

The U.S. dollar rally has been epoch the past month. The strength has led to inflows into U.S. equity markets, as well as, put a lid on inflation. With an international shortage of dollars, the trend of an appreciating currency could last for some time.