Friday, April 24, 2015 - 2:30pm

As markets grind higher, investors are rushing to determine whether the top is here...and if a crash is near.

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Friday, April 24, 2015 - 11:53am

For the first time since March 2009, Morgan Stanley's MS-CHEX Index, which tracks Chinese economic momentum, has turned negative.

As China slows, the private sector is forced to take on more debt in a low rate environment to fund operations:

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Friday, April 24, 2015 - 10:47am

This article was originally published on Moneyball Economics, home of the world's most unique economic commentary.

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Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 6:53pm

This article was originally published on Moneyball Economics, home of the world's most unique economic commentary.

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Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 5:29pm

One of the biggest questions in the financial markets this year is whether the Federal Reserve will raise short-term interest rates from near zero.

And if so, when?

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Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 9:40am

Housing data was scheduled to be reported on Wednesday, beginning with the FHFA House Price Index at 9am.

The FHFA House Price Index for February came in at 0.70 percent and was in line with the consensus estimates. The print was also above the prior reading of 0.30 percent.

At 10am on Wednesday, the NAR will report Existing Home Sales for March.

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Tuesday, April 21, 2015 - 11:58am

With the financial crisis behind them, U.S. corporations are seeing a marked increase in consumer spending and enjoying all of the perks of an improving economy.

However, with economic improvement comes lower unemployment and a much smaller pool of applicants, making it difficult for big name companies to find and retain a quality workforce.

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Friday, April 17, 2015 - 2:43pm

Cory S. Krebs is a CFA and portfolio manager of the Catalyst Dynamic Alpha Fund (CPEAX).

Investors began 2015 considering the implications of elevated equity valuations in the light of softening economic data points, particularly in an environment of potentially shifting central bank policy.

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Friday, April 17, 2015 - 11:48am

Earlier this April, therealdeal.com published an article focused on the historical patterns for Manhattan residential real estate in order to put the recent uptick in prices into perspective.

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