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US stocks ended Thursday lower following more disappointing date, this time on consumer spending; growth of 0.2 per cent in May – half what was expected.
Despite some positive economic markers and the reassurances from economists and Joe Oliver, Canadians confidence is at a low.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has set out plans to further boost his country’s economy.
US stock index futures were down in Tuesday’s trading as investors look for more indicators of growth.
Despite some geopolitical issues, the Iraq tensions in particular, the markets have been resilient so far this quarter and analysts are predicting more growth.
President Putin has this morning asked his government to revoke the right for Russia to send troops into Ukraine
President Obama’s recent announcement on student debt; that he was extending the Pay As Your Earn scheme to allow even more students to spread their repayments and in some cases to not repay at all.
While China’s news was pleasing for the markets, Europe’s business activity data was less pleasing.
Those involved in investments and real estate will be waiting for important numbers this week.
Despite continuing concerns of the housing market facing a correction, Finance Minister Joe Oliver says he is ‘not especially worried’ about the market, but is monitoring prices closely.