Even flood maps don’t sway Florida coastal residents, and Trump promises 100,000 new ‘high-paying’ auto jobs — here’s why it may not be as simple as that

2020-02-07

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Oil futures on track to book a second weekly decline

2020-01-17

Oil futures struggled for direction on Friday, seesawing between modest gains and losses, with prices on track to register a loss for a second week in a row. Traders continued to weigh the prospects for energy demand in the wake of the China-U.S. trade deal on Wednesday and Senate approvalRead More →

12-time champion forecaster sees U.S. economy easing in 2020

2020-01-16

With the conclusion of the U.S.-China trade talks, financial markets are feeling good, but award-winning forecaster Jim O’Sullivan of TD Securities warns that the best days of this 10-year economic expansion are behind us. “The economy is slowing for sure,” O’Sullivan said after winning his 12th Forecaster of the YearRead More →