Partnership between microblogger and Big Blue aims to help companies analyze their social data
In his latest Global Strategy Report, Albert Edwards at Societe Generale discusses "earnings season" which he calls "cheating season". We have always found that swings in analyst earnings expectations mirror the economic cycle quiteShow More Summary
From HotelNewsNow.com: STR: US results for week ending 25 OctoberThe U.S. hotel industry recorded positive results in the three key performance measurements during the week of 19-25 October 2014, according to data from STR, Inc.In year-over-year measurements, the industry’s occupancy rose 5.4 percent to 69.4 percent. Show More Summary
The Bureau of Economic Analysis reported today that US GDP grew at a 3.5 percent annual rate in the third quarter of 2014. Combined with the strong 4.6 percent showing in Q2, the six-month average of 4.05 percent is the best half-year performance of the recovery. Show More Summary
Federal officials say Honeywell went too far in requiring its employees to submit to medical screening or face financial penalties
Today's Water Cooler: Steve Israel and Dem turnout, Hong Kong and Ferguson, Cuomo, the "sharing" economy, smart sewage, and Soyuz T-13.
Economic growth was more robust than expected in the third quarter, due partly to stronger defense spending by the federal government.
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The Bureau of Economic Analysis announced today that U.S. real GDP grew at a 3.5% annual rate in the third quarter. That combines with a 4.6% annual growth rate now reported for the second quarter, giving us an average growth rate for the last six months that is solidly above the postwar average. Almost all […]
One of the largest quarterly contractions outside of a recession kicked off the year, followed by a roaring rebound, now only to end with mounting fears of a global slowdown.
Simon Wren-Lewis: [In Praise of Macroeconomists (or at Least One of Them)](http://mainlymacro.blogspot.com/2014/10/in-praise-of-macroeconomists-or-at.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=twitter&utm_campaign=Feed:+MainlyMacro+(mainly+macro)): "One of the architects of that macroeconomic mainstream is Lars Svensson... Show More Summary
A very interesting piece by Tim Duy on the recently-concluded Federal Reserve FOMC meeting. The precis: the Federal Reserve does not view itself as moving to tighten policy, but rather as moving to a policy that is still extraordinarily stimulative--especially considering the level of the unemployment rate. Show More Summary
As I see it, Federal Reserve policy right now is reasonable only if the unemployment rate is taken as a sufficient statistic for the state of the labor market. And it seems to me the odds are 4-1 against that being true... Matt O'Brien:...Show More Summary
A little-known Chinese smartphone maker is grabbing marketshare from more established players
Emmanuel Saez and Laura Tyson: Income Inequality in the Twenty-First Century:
tkThe average for a 15-year mortgage, a popular choice for people who are refinancing, increased to 3.13 percent from 3.08 percent
Stronger corporate earnings have helped turn the market higher in recent weeks
Over at [Equitable Growth](http://EquitableGrowth.org)--[The Equitablog](http://equitablegrowth.org/blog) [Suppose-Counterfactual World-That the U.S. Had Avoided Large-Scale QE since the Start of 2010... - Washington Center for Equitable...Show More Summary
Last Week the Huffington Post reported Ebola.com Sells For More Than $200,000 -- Including 19,000 Shares Of Cannabis Sativa Stock. Two Las Vegas entrepreneurs attempting to sell the rights to Ebola.com succeeded in selling to the highest...Show More Summary