The Week in Review from Valeo Financial Advisors (December 11, 2015)
December 11, 2015    Disclosures    POSTED IN  Markets

U.S. Economy

  • Consumer sentiment and spending rose in November Reuters
  • Potential options for interest rate increases by the Federal Reserve Economist
  • The Producer Price Index rose 0.3% in November CNBC
  • Borrowing for auto and student loans increased in October NY Times

Around the World

  • Oil futures fell to the lowest since the late 2008 CNBC
  • China plans to loosen the yuan’s peg to the US dollar and track a currency basket instead WSJ and NY Times
  • Chinese yuan depreciates to four-year low against the dollar CNBC
  • European economies could benefit from an influx of refugee workers Economist
  • Canada considers negative interest rates CNBC

Personal Finance

  • More employers are offering student loan repayment plans USA Today
  • Ways to check if your 401(k) is being properly managed USA Today
  • Financial New Year resolutions Reuters
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