Jobless Claims Decline By 4,000, Federal Reserve Still Suggest Rate Hike Possibilities In 2016 and A Weak Pound Add To U.K. Retail Sales
August 18, 2016    Disclosures    POSTED IN  MarketsInternational
  • Jobless claims for the week fell by 4,000 to 262,000 marking the first fall in over a month to the already continues stretch of good claims numbers. Bloomberg
  • The Federal Reserve released the minutes from the late July meeting on Wednesday suggesting a rate hike is still possible as early as the September meeting. The Wall Street Journal
  • U.K. retail sales grew an unexpected 1.4% from a month earlier and 5.9% compared to July 2015, lifted by a weaker pound encouraging foreign consumption. BBC
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