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Will Unemployment Benefits be Extended in 2014; EUC news review today July 22, 2014

Unemployment benefit news review today July 22, 2014: As each day in July falls from the calendar, hope that another unemployment benefit extension will be voted on and passed falls lower as well. Congress is inching its way towards another “break” that will last approximately five weeks. It does not appear that lawmakers are poised […]

Today’s Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, Nasdaq, S&P 500 stock market index review and News Update July 22, 2014

Today’s Dow Jones Industrial Average, Nasdaq, S&P 500 stock market index review and stock market news update July 22, 2014: Although the primary U.S. stock composites closed out the last week of trading on positive ground, stock futures opened this week in the red and stock composites tracked lower during the initial half of this […]

Today’s mortgage interest rates 30 and 15 year fixed home loan data; Bay Area San Francisco Home Prices

Mortgage rates and housing sector news review today July 21, 2014: Mortgage backed security issuer Freddie Mac recently reported that mortgage interest rates for the standard 30 and 15 year fixed home loans ticked lower in the most recent analysis. Statistically, the drop was relatively insignificant, but potential home buyers would rather see an insignificant […]

Today’s Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA Nasdaq S&P 500 index trends and stock market news and earnings update mid-day July 21, 2014

Stock market news and stock composite trend review mid-day today July 21, 2014: Although the primary U.S. stock composites finished the last full trading session in positive territory and posted gains for the last week overall, stock futures were in the red across the board prior to opening bell this morning. Last Thursday, a Malaysian […]

Today’s Gold price per ounce and Spot gold per gram Spot silver precious metal trends mid-day July 21, 2014

Gold and silver contract prices and precious metal market trends reviewed mid-day today July 21, 2014: Stock futures in the U.S. were red early today and precious metal price trend-lines were climbing. Spot gold and spot silver prices were in positive territory early this morning as investors moved to further diversify in the wake of […]

EUC 2014; Unemployment Benefit Extension news review; Emergency Unemployment Compensation

Emergency Unemployment Compensation News review today July 21, 2014: The House and the Senate are inching closer to a five week recess but do not appear to be getting any closer to passing another unemployment benefit extension deal for the long term jobless in America. Over 3 million Americans have gone out of work and […]

Today’s Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, Nasdaq, S&P 500 stock market news at open July 21, 2014

Today’s Dow Jones Industrial Average Stock market news review and open update July 21, 2014: Economic news was mixed as the last full trading week came to a close, but positive enough to push stocks higher as the final session came to a close. Global markets became less tumultuous which helped investors extend themselves into […]

Today’s Gold price per ounce spot gold per gram spot silver per ounce Precious metal News

Gold price and silver price precious metal news review today July 20, 2014: Gold and silver price trend-lines moved in divergent directions during the last full trading session. Gold ended the day on the negative side of break-even as more investors dipped back into stocks. All three primary U.S. stock composites closed the last full […]

Emergency Unemployment Benefit Extension EUC 2014; Jobless Hold Hope that deal will pass

EUC 2014 Unemployment Benefit Extension news review today July 20, 2014: Time is running out this month for Congress to pass another unemployment benefit extension deal. As of the end of July, Congress will go on recess for another five weeks. Hope is fading. Congress initially allowed unemployment benefits to expire for over a million […]

Today’s Dow Jones Industrial DJIA, Nasdaq, S&P 500 stock market index review; Boeing, Nike and Google Stock

Today’s stock market index and economic news review July 20, 2014: The Dow Jones Industrial Average was on a significant winning streak prior to Thursday’s negative close, but then it bounced higher again on the final trading session of the week. Dow Jones Industrial Average, Nasdaq, S&P 500 stock index close review today: The S&P […]

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