Sam Bourgi

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Sam Bourgi is a financial market analyst for economiccalendar.com. He has more than six years of progressive experience in economic and financial analysis, research consulting and sectoral analysis. As a published author in government, peer-reviewed, online and industry sources, he has developed a fundamental approach to the financial markets with a broad focus on stock indices, commodities and the technology sector. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Windsor and Master’s degree from McMaster University.
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DJIA Today: Dow Jones Futures Settle at Three-Week Lows Amid Broad Retreat

Dow industrials declined for a second straight session on Friday, as U.S. political turmoil continued to linger.The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 76.22 points,...
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S&P 500 Futures Continue Lower After Sharp Selloff

U.S. stocks fell in quiet trading Friday, as the market extended its decline following a steep selloff during the previous session.The large-cap S&P 500...
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Silver Prices Overcome Initial Volatility; On Track for Weekly Gain

Silver prices ran into resistance Friday but still managed to push higher, as haven demand and risk-off sentiment fueled precious metals.Silver futures for September...
USA

DJIA Today: Dow Jones Futures Plunge on Cisco, Wal-Mart

The Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged on Thursday after Cisco issued a disappointing revenue forecast and Wal-Mart posted quarterly results that were above analysts'...
USA

S&P 500 Futures Book Heavy Losses as All 11 Sectors Slump

U.S. stocks declined sharply on Thursday, with all major sectors reporting losses amid concerns that recent controversies involving President Trump will derail the Republican...
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Silver Prices Rebound Amid Political Heat in Washington, NAFTA Talks

Silver prices rebounded on Thursday, as political discord in Washington boosted haven demand while investors eyed rocky NAFTA negotiations.Comex silver futures for September delivery...
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Australian Economy Adds 27,900 Jobs in July, Although Full-Time Positions Fall

Australia's labor market continued to blossom in July, as employers increased payrolls for a fifth consecutive month. However, the entirety of the gains were...
Japanese Yen

Japanese Merchandise Trade Surplus Narrows Less Than Expected in July

Japan's merchandise trade surplus narrowed less than expected last month as exports and imports both registered double-digit percentage growth.The Ministry of Finance reported a merchandise...
USA

DJIA Today: Dow Jones Futures Pare Gains as Trump Discord Weighs

Dow industrials trimmed gains Wednesday after President Trump announced he will disband his business councils following the departure of more corporate leaders.The Dow Jones...
US Dollar

S&P 500 Futures Extend Winning Streak as FOMC Minutes Reveal Split Over Interest Rates

U.S. stocks pared gains on Wednesday amid signs that a fissure was developing on the Federal Reserve's policy-setting board.The S&P 500 Index rose 0.1%...

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DJIA Today: Dow Jones Futures Settle at Three-Week Lows Amid Broad Retreat

Dow industrials declined for a second straight session on Friday, as U.S. political turmoil continued to linger.The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 76.22 points,...
USA

S&P 500 Futures Continue Lower After Sharp Selloff

U.S. stocks fell in quiet trading Friday, as the market extended its decline following a steep selloff during the previous session.The large-cap S&P 500...

Uranium Prices: Environmentalists, Scientists Push for More Nuclear Power

On Friday, French president Emmanuel Macron received a letter from 45 activists, writers and academics spearheaded by eminent climate scientist James Hansen and Francois-Marie...
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The Baltic Dry Index Caps Winning Week Up 13 Points

The Baltic Dry Index added 13 points to reach 1260 on Friday, capping another winning week with a gain each session, but Friday’s paper...
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Top 5 Economic Calendar Events August 21 – 28

A very important market feature during the week will be the lack of liquidity with trading volumes at very low levels due to seasonal...
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