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President Donald Trump speaks to workers at the headquarters of tools manufacturer Snap-On on April 18, 2017 in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Doubts continue to mount on the administration’s ability to fulfill the president’s ambitious agenda. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)
President Donald Trump speaks to workers at the headquarters of tools manufacturer Snap-On on April 18, 2017 in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Doubts continue to mount on the administration’s ability to fulfill the president’s ambitious agenda. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Financial markets are always adjusting to the new reality. Sometimes they get ahead of themselves and then they retrace. Case in point: reacting to the...




  • A single family home in Toronto. (Epoch TImes)

    Experts Weigh in on Toronto’s Scorching Housing Market

    TORONTO—The average selling price of all homes in the Greater Toronto Area skyrocketed last month, climbing 33.2 percent from a year ago to $916,567. The... Read more

  • An oil derrick and wind turbines stand above the plains north of Amarillo, Texas on March 14, 2017. (REUTERS/Lucas Jackson)

    Oil Hits One-Month High Near $55 on Tighter Supplies

    LONDON—Oil hit a one-month high near $55 a barrel on Wednesday as a fall in U.S. crude inventories raised hopes OPEC-led supply cuts were clearing... Read more

  • Shoppers at a car dealership in Hollywood, Fla. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

    Auto Loan Market Fears Mounting

    After several years of growth, the auto loan market—traditionally a staple of the U.S. economy—could face severe challenges in the near future.  Currently, there is a... Read more

  • Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) shortly after the opening bell in New York, U.S., March 22, 2017.  (REUTERS/Lucas Jackson)

    Stocks Rise, Dollar Rallies After Strong US Data

    NEW YORK—Wall Street followed gains in stocks globally on Tuesday after U.S. consumer confidence soared to a more than 16-year high, while the U.S. dollar... Read more

  • (REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo)

    Dollar Skids to Four-Month Low as Trump Trade Deflates

    NEW YORK—The dollar fell to its lowest since November against a basket of currencies on Monday as investors lost confidence in prospects for a fiscal... Read more

  • A consumer browses the web on his iPad at a Starbucks Coffee location in Fort Worth, Texas. (Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

    Small Business Marketing: Interruption is No Longer the Best Practice

    Marketers revel at the thought of having successful campaigns that convert consumers to customers. Being able to have that gleeful euphoria embarks marketers on a... Read more

  • People walk down Wall Street on Oct. 14, 2014, in New York City. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

    Wall St. Rises as Healthcare Bill Vote Awaited

    U.S. stocks traded higher on Friday as investors awaited the outcome of a vote on a healthcare bill that is seen as a test of... Read more

  • The side of a Peapod grocery delivery truck in Niles, Ill. is seen in a file photo. (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

    Small Business Marketing: Online Grocery Shopping

    For American consumers, grocery shopping in-store is the preferred way. It is an experience that can be shared with the entire family or done alone... Read more

  • Bitcoins. (KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

    Bitcoin on Fire

    For those not familiar with blockchain technology, bitcoin is just bits and bytes being traded for real dollars. However, a new development will make the... Read more

  • A woman with a smartphone in Rome, Italy, Feb. 14, 2017. (Filippo Mmonteforte/AFP/Getty Images)

    Small Business Marketing: Moms and Technology

    All moms are not created equal. Mothers can exhibit very different behavior depending on age, ethnicity, income level, stay-at-home and/or working moms. The common denominator... Read more

  • A small dragon sculpture on a fountain with the headquarters of the Deutsche Bank in background in Frankfurt, Germany on Oct. 11, 2016. (AP Photo/Michael Probst,file)

    Deutsche Bank Plans $8.45 Billion Capital Increase

    BERLIN—Deutsche Bank says it is planning a capital increase to raise 8 billion euros ($8.45 billion). The German lender said in a statement Sunday that... Read more

  • A banner with the logo of Twitter is set on the front of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on November 7, 2013 in New York. Twitter hit Wall Street with a bang on Thursday, as an investor frenzy quickly sent shares surging after the public share offering for the fast-growing social network. In the first exchanges, Twitter vaulted 80.7 percent to $47, a day after the initial public offering (IPO) at $26 per share. While some analysts cautioned about the fast-changing nature of social media, the debut led to a stampede for Twitter shares. AFP PHOTO/EMMANUEL DUNAND (Photo credit should read EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

    How Hedge Funds Use Twitter to Gain an Edge in Trading

    Investors and stock traders are paying close attention to President Donald Trump’s Twitter account for good reason: His tweets can move markets. They can even... Read more

  • Trader Peter Tuchman wears a "Dow 21,000" hat as he works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on March 1, 2017. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

    Dow’s New Record: 21,000 Points Following Trump’s Speech

    U.S. stocks surged in early trading Wednesday, pushing the Dow Jones industrial average above 21,000 points for the first time. Banks and other financial stocks... Read more

  • A house for sale in Hialeah, Fla. in this Dec. 7, 2016 file photo. Americans shrugged off rising mortgage rates and bought existing homes in January 2017 at the fastest pace since 2007. The National Association of Realtors on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017, says home sales rose 3.3 percent last months from December to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.69 million. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz, File)

    Americans Buy Existing Homes at Fastest Pace in a Decade

    WASHINGTON—Americans shrugged off rising mortgage rates and bought existing homes in January at the fastest pace since 2007. That has set off bidding wars that... Read more

  • The Canadian dollar has been on a steady climb since the end of 2016, while the price of oil is little changed. (The Canadian Press/Jonathan Hayward)

    Canadian Dollar’s Quiet Strength Surprising but Problematic, Say Analysts

    The Canadian dollar appears to be a boring currency, but its recent strength is a bit surprising and worrisome for economic growth, analysts say. Since... Read more

  • The exterior of the New York Stock Exchange during the closing bell, in New York on Feb. 10, 2017. (BRYAN R. SMITH/AFP/Getty Images)

    Stocks Set New Highs, Bond Yields Climb

    NEW YORK—Stocks and bond yields punched higher, marking new records for U.S. indexes, following more reports showing the U.S. economy continues to strengthen. The encouraging... Read more

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