G20 Leaders’ Communique Hangzhou Summit 4-5 September 2016

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http://www.consilium.europa.eu/en/press/press-releases/2016/09/05-g20-leaders-communique/ Global overview: Weaker growth, greater risks and more challenges “We met at a time when the global economic recovery is progressing, resilience is improved in some economies and new sources for growth are emerging. But growth is still weaker … Continued

Fed Chair Janet L. Yellen at Jackson Hole, Wyoming

https://www.federalreserve.gov/newsevents/speech/yellen20160826a.htm Current economic situation in the US “U.S. economic activity continues to expand, led by solid growth in household spending. But business investment remains soft and subdued foreign demand and the appreciation of the dollar since mid-2014 continue to restrain … Continued

GameStop (GME) Q2 2016 Results

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Mike Hogan – Executive Vice President, Strategy & Business Development Accessibility of products is driving behaviour change in customers “I think outside of the U.S. there really aren’t any specialty chains that specialize in collectibles and licensed merchandise. And so … Continued

Atlanta Fed President Dennis Lockhart Interview with WSJ

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http://www.wsj.com/articles/transcript-atlanta-feds-dennis-lockhart-interview-in-jackson-hole-wyo-1472320365 The US economy is doing better “I think the U.S. economy is expanding at a modest pace. The second quarter (gross domestic product) number—which was 1.1 (percent annual rate of growth), just revised slightly yesterday—I think overstates the slowdown … Continued

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