The Week in Review from Valeo Financial Advisors (March 6, 2015)
March 6, 2015    Disclosures    POSTED IN  Markets

U.S. Economy

  • The U.S. added 295,000 jobs in February, exceeding expectations CNBC
  • Unemployment is at the lowest level in seven years CNN Money
  • Some Fed officials think the U.S. economy is already at full employment The Wall Street Journal
  • Consumer credit expanded in January, but credit card debt fell The Wall Street Journal
  • U.S. manufacturing expanded last month MarketWatch
  • U.S. gas pump prices rising five times faster than crude oil Bloomberg

Around the World

  • The dollar has reached an 11-year high relative to the Euro Fortune
  • The European Central Bank provided details of the government bond buying program, which will begin next week The New York Times
  • Greece’s Economy: Running on Empty The Economist
  • China lowered its growth target from 7.5% to 7.0% for 2015 Reuters
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