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John Augustine Quotes

Markets are now focused squarely on inflation, ... Will it follow the great growth we've seen and force the Fed's hand to take rates up faster than the market currently anticipates?
John Augustine
#Force

Markets are now focused squarely on inflation. Will it follow the great growth we've seen and force the Fed's hand to take rates up faster than the market currently anticipates?
John Augustine
#Force

There are fears that any supply disruptions could disturb oil markets and such concerns are holding back both economic growth and stock prices. In the absence of any such disruptions, we expect that crude will stay in the $50-$70 range this year and will likely always be on investors' minds.
John Augustine
#Growth

Overnight, you saw good news coming out of the tech sector and we suspect they are good harbingers of things to come out of the earnings season for the next couple of weeks.
John Augustine
#News

The stock market has an opportunity to break upwards if corporate CEOs and CFOs say some good things, or at least some neutral things, about the outlook,
John Augustine
#Opportunity

The stock market has an opportunity to break upwards if corporate CEOs and CFOs say some good things, or at least some neutral things, about the outlook.
John Augustine
#Opportunity

The stock market certainly got what it wanted in a lower-than-expected jobs report. If the Fed moves to the sideline and energy prices stabilize, those will be two headwinds out of the way for the stock market in 2006.
John Augustine
#Jobs

The markets are reacting very positively to the news out of Japan. They're literally starting at the funding level to the banking industry before they start raising interest rates. This seems to be taking some pressure off the cyclical sectors around the world.
John Augustine
#News

If the economy is as strong as the Fed is worried about, that's going to mean better corporate earnings. The driver is rotating from front-end consumer to back-end business spending. And business spending is being driven by the need to continually improve productivity, which brings in tech spending.
John Augustine
#Economy

If the economy is as strong as the Fed is worried about, that's going to mean better corporate earnings.
John Augustine
#Economy