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In an effort to stay informed on the constantly changing global markets, Mitch Zacks reflects weekly on current market conditions and state of the economy.

In last week's column, I talked about rich valuations in the equities markets, but I also made the argument that stocks had more room to run.

Monday, 01 August 2016

Are Stocks Too Expensive?

Logic holds that as an item becomes more expensive, buyers become more reluctant.

Perhaps not surprisingly, the Federal Reserve left the fed funds rate unchanged in their June meeting, almost certainly on the back of a weak May jobs report (+11,000 m/m).

The aftermath of the “Brexit” vote is sure to create plenty of winners and losers, but perhaps most-watched will be those affected in the realm of trade.

With Brexit analysis consuming the vast majority of investor news airtime (and because we just celebrated our 240th year of independence), I think it’s the perfect time to bring the U.S back into the spotlight.

The UK's decision to leave the European Union (EU) created a myriad of uncertainties about the economic futures of Europe and Britain.

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