I have long thought somebody should go through and annotate the 2012 Mitt Romney: _[Full Transcript of the 47% Secret Video]_. So I will now do it. [Full Transcript of the 47% Secret Video]: http://www.bradford-delong.com/2016/10/full-transcript-of-the-mitt-romney-secret-video-mother-jones.html...Show More Summary
From the NAR: Pending Home Sales Edge Up in SeptemberPending home sales shifted higher in September following August's notable dip and are now at their fifth highest level over the past year, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Show More Summary
The coverage of the new law in New York state, which would prohibit the short-term renting of whole apartments in New York City, has been difficult to understand. It presents as competing claims that it would increase the supply of affordable housing in New York City and that it will allow hotels to raise their fees. Show More Summary
A drop of 3,000 puts the weekly total at 258,000, close to the 43-year low hit in September
Parent company Alphabet is stopping plans to add at least eight new cities to its high-speed fiber-optic network
They say home-flipping training featuring reality TV's El Moussas are really sales pitches to take more classes
The DOL reported:In the week ending October 22, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 258,000, a decrease of 3,000 from the previous week's revised level. The previous week's level was revised up by 1,000 from 260,000 to 261,000. Show More Summary
The curious thing was always that in the eyes of the America that watched the third debate, it left them thinking that Mitt Romney was less and Barack Obama more likely to be a good president over 2017-2020... _[Bonus Politico Blogging: Shorter Mike Allen: I Am Sorry, But Not Very,...
An Upshot/Siena survey of Pennsylvania shows the state remains out of reach for Donald Trump.
It’s a commonplace that politics is becoming more polarized and tribal: think of Remainers vs Brexiters or Trumpites vs Clintonites. This isn’t simply because people have retreated into intellectual trenches in which they associate only with the like-minded and get...
Regardless of how election 2016 plays out, we're likely looking at four more years of market gridlock. The post We’re in a Market Gridlock, but I See One Tiny Reason for Optimism was originally published at The Wall Street Examiner. Follow the money!
Iraq wants an exemption from the OPEC oil deal, but that's not all. The post The OPEC Oil Deal Is on the Brink of Collapse, and This Is the (Unexpected) Culprit was originally published at The Wall Street Examiner. Follow the money!
Gold prices have dropped in October, but are gold prices going to rise from here? That's one of the biggest questions we have been fielding from investors this week. The post Are Gold Prices Going to Rise? was originally published at The Wall Street Examiner. Follow the money!
The good news? New home sales rose 3.1% in September. The bad news? There was a dramatic downward revision for August (from 609k to 575k). The post New Home Sales Rise 3.1% In September (Dramatic Revision), Back To 1992 Levels was originally published at The Wall Street Examiner. Follow the money!
Mozambique, an African nation located next to Zimbabwe, admitted that it is “debt distress.” Here is their Ministry of Economy and Finance’s presentation to creditors. presentation-by-the-ministry-of-economy-and-finance-25-october-2016 The reaction? Mozambique’s 10.5% bond yield jumped. Show More Summary
VIX is a weather vane measuring stock market volatility. Few know it… but there’s also a VIX measuring Treasury bond volatility. And it’s reporting an ominous breeze… one that could signal a dramatic shift in the weather. Soon… The post “We Are Moving Into a New World” was originally published at The Wall Street Examiner. Follow the money!
You decide to make a new monetary system from scratch. You give everyone a chequing account on your computer, with an initial balance of 0 units. If Andy buys bananas from Betty and pays her 100 units, Betty now has...
Consider its low-price DirecTV Now streaming service: Just what will viewers get for their for $35-a-month service?
A tarnished credit credit score can result in premiums that are double or triple what a driver with good credit pays