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4 Charts Show Why This Rally Will Become a Rout!

In each case, the fact that these bubbles were destined to burst were only obvious to the few that weren’t in denial. The post 4 Charts Show Why This Rally Will Become a Rout! appeared first on The Wall Street Examiner. Follow the money!...Show More Summary

Will the Fed Have to Save Emerging Markets with QE4?

The risk-off tide is rising, and sand castles of QE will only hold the tide back for a brief period of apparent calm.A funny thing happened on the way to permanently expanding global markets: unintended consequences. Borrowing cheap,...Show More Summary

After August Jobs Report, Will the Fed Raise Interest Rates?

Will the Fed raise interest rates sooner than later due to the new job numbers? The data is set for release this Friday, Sept. 4, and the numbers are good indicators of what's to come. The post After August Jobs Report, Will the Fed Raise Interest Rates? appeared first on The Wall Street Examiner. Show More Summary

? Marco Rubio calls for lifting of crude oil export ban

The export ban dates back to the 1970s in order to help foster U.S. energy independence

Fed delay could do more harm than good to global currencies

After so much ado about an interest rate increase in the United States, strategists say the U.S. central bank should stop hesitating and finally turn the page on its monetary policy.

U.S. stocks rise, as ECB promises support

Investors will eye Friday's jobs report, since it could play a big role in guiding the Fed's decision on interest rates this month

Slaying the Myths about Plastic Bags

(September 3, 2015 12:39 PM, by David Henderson) Though it was meant as irony, there was an essential (if accidental) truth behind the speech [in the movie American Beauty]. The technology behind plastic grocery bags is so useful it won a Nobel Prize. Employing an unimaginably small amount... (0 COMMENTS)

Two simple games, for game theorists and Neo-Fisherites

I'm hoping some game theorists will chime in here; it doesn't matter if you don't get macro. I want your thoughts on my intuitions: Not all Nash equilibria are created equal. Game A. There are n identical players who move...

Congressional Black Caucus Still Trying to Hurt Their Constituents By Killing the Labor Department Fiduciary Rule

Last year, the Huffington Post published the definitive take on the Congressional Black Caucus’ frequent sellouts to Wall Street, and how Maxine Waters has attempted to shut it down. Their public image as the conscience of the Congress belies a coziness with bank lobbyists and an open willingness to do their bidding. Ten CBC members […]

ISM Non-Manufacturing Index decreased to 59.0% in August

The August ISM Non-manufacturing index was at 59.0%, down from 60.3% in July. The employment index decreased in August to 56.0%, down from 59.6% in July. Note: Above 50 indicates expansion, below 50 contraction. From the Institute for...Show More Summary

Is the economy becoming less interest sensitive? And does it matter?

(September 3, 2015 09:12 AM, by Scott Sumner) Answers: Maybe, and no. Tyler Cowen linked to a recent paper by Jonathan L. Willis and Guangye Cao, out of the Federal Reserve of Kansas City. Here's the opening paragraph: Over the past three decades, the U.S. economy seems to... (0 COMMENTS)

A “powerful argument” for market monetarism?

Unfortunately market monetarism is still a fringe movement, even less popular than other heterodox theories like ABCT. So I have to constantly act like that nerdy guy who barges into a party he wasn’t invited to.  Noah Smith recently quoted John Cochrane on the problems with traditional Keynesianism and traditional monetarism: The conventional way of […]

Do or Die Day for Gold and Miners

They need to start perking up as they test minor support levels. Click here to download complete report in pdf format (Professional Edition Subscribers). Try the Professional Edition Precious Metals Pro Report risk free for 90 days. Click...Show More Summary

?Jobless claims rise but remain at a healthy level

The less volatile four-week average is down more than 9 percent in the past year as layoffs stay muted

?ECB keeps rates ultralow as eurozone growth picks up

With Grexit fears behind it, Europe is bouncing back, though the central bank will likely stick with its stimulus program

Trade Deficit decreased in July to $41.8 Billion

The Department of Commerce reported:The U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, through the Department of Commerce, announced today that the goods and services deficit was $41.9 billion in July, down $3.3 billion from $45.2 billion in June, revised. Show More Summary

Weekly Initial Unemployment Claims increased to 282,000

The DOL reported:In the week ending August 29, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 282,000, an increase of 12,000 from the previous week's revised level. The previous week's level was revised down by 1,000 from 271,000 to 270,000. Show More Summary

?Puerto Rico power company makes debt deal

A bondholder group agrees to cut the principal as part of a debt swap, but it needs approval from the other bondholders

World stocks gain amid China holiday

Futures augured more gains on Wall Street: Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq futures rose 0.2 percent

5 things to avoid buying over Labor Day

The unofficial end of summer holiday delivers plenty of sales, but you'll be better off if you skip these deals

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