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Today's Market: Mergers And Acquisitions Driving Markets And These Stocks Higher

International markets are lower today while here in the United States the indices are higher on the back of economic news and M&A activity picking up. As we look at the markets we continue to be believers that US companies are going to increase their purchases of both domestic assets and international assets. The strong US Dollar is going to demand that companies deploy capital overseas at some point on valuation alone and eventually those seeking growth will be forced to buy international for long-term plans regardless of how currency markets are behaving. We still think 2015 is going to be a strong year for M&A, and if currency markets continue to behave as they have, then 2016 could be a strong year as well.

Chart of the Day:

Warren Buffett yesterday discussed how the Federal Reserve would be silly to raise interest rates right now. If one of the… Read More …