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.
USA

DJIA Today: Dow Jones Futures Extend Winning Streak to 11 Days

Wall Street finished on a positive note Friday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average registering its eleventh consecutive gain.The Dow was on track for...
USA

S&P 500 Futures Stage Late Rally as Utilities, Telecom Lead

U.S. stocks closed near record highs on Friday, buoyed by utilities and telecommunications shares ahead of a key speech from President Donald Trump next...
silver prices

Silver Prices Up 1.2% and Poised for Weekly Gain as Dollar Corrects Lower

The price of silver rose on Friday, pushing it into positive territory for the week, as the U.S. dollar corrected lower for a third straight...
RBA president Lowe

RBA Governor Lowe Says Australia’s GDP Growth Likely Below Target in 2016

Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) Governor Philip Lowe admitted on Friday that the domestic economy likely fell below the central bank's growth target of...
USA

S&P 500 Futures Pare Gains; Telecom, Utilities Up 1%

U.S. stocks traded mixed on Thursday, as telecommunications and utilities shares dragged the S&P 500 to meager gains.The Standard & Poor's 500 Index nudged...
US Dollar

Dow Jones (DJIA) Futures Rally for Tenth Straight Day; Up Nearly 1,000 Points on...

Dow industrials rose on Thursday, capping off their tenth consecutive session of record gains in a sign the Trump rally still has room to...
USA

U.S. Jobless Claims Rise 6,000 to 244,000 Last Week

The number of Americans filing for first-time jobless benefits rose last week, although the underlying trend continued to point to a tightening labor market.Initial...
chicago fed

Chicago Fed National Activity Index Falls in January

Economic activity across the United States weakened in January, signaling softer momentum for the world's largest economy at the start of 2017.The Chicago Fed National...
Silver

Silver Prices Hold Steady After FOMC Minutes

Silver prices were little changed on Thursday, as price action continued to cluster around $18 after the minutes of the latest Federal Reserve meeting...
aud/usd

Australian Quarterly Capex Declines Faster Than Expected in Q4

Business investment in Australian firms slumped more than expected in the December quarter, pushing the Aussie dollar lower versus the greenback.Private capital expenditure -...
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DJIA Today: Dow Jones Futures Extend Winning Streak to 11 Days

Wall Street finished on a positive note Friday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average registering its eleventh consecutive gain.The Dow was on track for...