The Week in Review from Valeo Financial Advisors (January 23, 2015)
January 23, 2015    Disclosures    POSTED IN  Markets

U.S. Economy

  • Home sales climb in December, but remain down for 2014. LA Times
  • US foreclosures have dropped 69% from 2009 peak The Guardian
  • U.S. factory activity has expanded at a lower rate this month as the new order subindex, though expanding, fell to the lowest level in a year Reuters


  • How the oil price fall will affect crude exporting countries – and consumers The Guardian
  • What now for oil after Saudi king’s death? CNN Money

Around the World

  • The European Central Bank announced a 1.1 trillion euro ($1.3 trillion) quantitative easing program Bloomberg
  • European stocks post biggest weekly advance since 2011 after ECB announcement Bloomberg
  • Canadian inflation increased by only 1.5% (annualized) in December. The central bank cut rates The Wall Street Journal

Personal Finance

  • What higher rates would mean for retirees Morningstar
  • The impact working has on your social security in retirement USA Today
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