The Week in Review from Valeo Financial Advisors (September 18, 2015)
September 18, 2015    Disclosures    POSTED IN  Markets

U.S. Economy

  • The U.S. Federal Reserve leaves its benchmark rate unchanged on concerns about low inflation and the global economy Reuters
  • Consumer sales increased in August, marking the sixth consecutive monthly increase The Wall Street Journal
  • Industrial production in August fell by the most since January 2014 Bloomberg
  • Housing starts fell by three percent in August USA Today

Around the World

  • July industrial production in the euro-area increased by the most in five months Bloomberg
  • Industrial production in China increased by 6.1% August, lower than the median forecast CNBC
  • Standard & Poor’s decreased Japan’s credit rating from AA- to A+ ABC
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