February26
February26
Weekly Market Commentary, February 26, 2019

The Markets The S&P 500 added another 0.7 percent to its impressive gains since late December. Optimism about a trade agreement between the United States and China … Read More

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February22
February22
What’s in Your Wallet?

You’re at the checkout. How do you pay for your purchase? Do you reach for a credit card, debit card, cash, check, or some form of electronic … Read More

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February20
February20
Weekly Market Commentary, February 20, 2019

The Markets The S&P 500 surged 2.6 percent on the news an agreement had been reached to avoid a government shutdown and increased optimism about trade negotiations. … Read More

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February14
February14
At the Intersection of Economics and Valentine’s Day…

Author and illustrator Liz Fosslien has thought a lot about economics and Valentine’s Day. In ‘14 Ways an Economist Says I Love You,’ she offers this advice: … Read More

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February12
February12
Weekly Market Commentary, February 12, 2019

The Markets U.S. stocks finished barely positive last week. The S&P 500 inched 0.1 percent higher on a relatively light week for news. The government shutdown has … Read More

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February8
February8
How Much Would Those Burgers Cost in Britain?

Purchasing power parity, or PPP, is a straightforward idea with a tongue twister of a name. When two countries have PPP, people pay the same amount for … Read More

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