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What the US Interest Rate Rise Means for you

Well, after much speculation and talk, it’s finally happened, the US have raised interest rates. Here’s a few fast facts for you:  The US Federal Reserve (Fed) lifted the funds rate at its December meeting by 25 basis points

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Choppy Markets affecting you?

As you’ve probably noticed, markets have been a little choppy of late!  You may be wondering what it’s all about.  Hopefully, this will give you a basic insight into what’s been going on! The primary influences for the recent market

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Michigan and the Global Financial Crisis

As most of us are aware, Michigan was severely hit by the Global Financial Crisis and that particular state of the US certainly was one of the hardest hit in the nation due to their strong reliance on the car

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Russell Investments Market Commentary July 2012

Cick here for : Russell Investments Market Commentary July 2012 Please find attached a copy of the latest Russell Market Outlook for July 2012.           Key messages include: §  Markets to remain unsettled until there is

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Wondering what the Markets have been up to?

Update on local and international markets for the March quarter covering equities, commodities and economies

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Russell Market Review – week ending 26 August 2011

It looks like a bit more ‘calm’ returned to the Australian market this week, with local factors returning to centre stage again.  Can you take us through the key drivers over the past week?   After the huge moves of

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What to do? What to do?

Hold onto your hats! Where to from here??

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Chris Caton’s reaction to market volatility:

Chris Caton shares his reaction to the current market situation

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Nervousness & Uncertainty Shake Markets, Again!

Like you we are watching nervousness and uncertainty play out on world markets, reminding us all that Australia is part of the global economy. We have spoken to Russell Investments, who continue to monitor the situation and they have provided

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The US Economy – still the biggest kid on the block

The recent March issue of Snapshot investigates further into the issues of The US v China, Renewed Growth and Investors’ Hopes

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