AFP EconWatch: June 3, 2013
- By Staff Writers
- Published: 2013-06-03
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- This Week in Corporate Finance: Shift to Safety Continues in EuropeThe market had the feeling of being on a teeter-totter this past week, as general positive feelings about the U.S. economy were counter-balanced by geopolitical concerns, specifically in Ukraine and Gaza. Overseas, the flight to safety continued.
- AFP EconWatch - July 28, 2014U.S. businesses rapidly rebuilt short-term corporate cash holdings during the second quarter following the economic contraction and slow pace of cash accumulation during the opening months of 2014. This was the key finding from the July 2014 AFP Corporate Cash Indicators® released Monday.
- This Week in Corporate Finance: Fed Tapering Starting Soon?The drumbeat continues for an improving U.S. economy and the question on everybody’s mind is, “When will the Federal Reserve begin their tapering operation?” We received a near-perfect trifecta of information this week causing some to ponder, “Is this the elusive Goldilocks economy?”
- This Week in Corporate Finance: Markets More StableAfter all the volatility of the past couple of weeks, this was a week where the market could calmly survey its surrounding, and coolly assess its next moves. For the week, U.S. Treasury yields were lower, as stock prices and commodity prices were on the rise.
- This Week in Corporate Finance: Back to Normal?Following the U.S. equity market indexes peaking on May 22, the investor community has been trying to figure out how the next chapter of the recovery story will play out. As the U.S. economy improves, the need for stimulus will decrease, and the market has been trying to contemplate going back to a more “normal” environment.