The Week in Review from Valeo Financial Advisors (October 2, 2015)
October 2, 2015    Disclosures    POSTED IN  Markets

U.S. Economy

  • September jobs report shows weak payroll growth Reuters and Bloomberg
  • Manufacturing activity falls to lowest level since 2013 NY Times
  • Consumer spending increased in August at the same rate as July USA Today
  • Auto sales increased at the fastest pace in over a decade with the annual rate for September surpassing 18 million vehicles sold Bloomberg
  • The U-6 rate, a more encompassing measure of unemployment, fell in September CNBC
  • Key statistics from the September jobs report WSJ

Around the World

  • Trans-Pacific Partnership looks to resolve pharmaceutical issues in trade pact talks Reuters
  • Consumer prices in the eurozone declined in September adding to the threat of deflation WSJ
  • Understanding the slowdown in Asian economies Economist

Personal Finance

  • Many millennials lack life insurance coverage Reuters
  • Transitioning to chip credit cards USA Today
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