Main Street Is Still Not Ready For A Rate Hike - Here's Why. A Closer Look At The SP 500 vs GDP with interest rates from the Federal Reserve at zero
ARCHAEOLOGICAL excavations at a building site in Dorchester have uncovered remnants of the main Roman road through the town. Experts have been digging at Bennett’s Court car park off Colliton Street, where two homes are being built as part of the redevelopment of the Stratton House former council office campus. Show More Summary
It’s not a bad guess that both of these Hartford street scenes from the collection Joe Sokola sent us were taken at about the same time. Both depict construction on Main Street, both were taken just a couple blocks from each other (above, at the intersection of Main and Gold/Atheneum, looking south; below, at the […]
Wall Street has been smoking Main Street since the global financial crisis. Bank of America Merrill Lynch's Michael Hartnett captures this narrative crudely by charting the total returns of US stocks and bonds (Wall Street) against the...Show More Summary
The entire city of Hoboken, N.J., was left without water after the city’s primary water main ruptured Sunday and flooded the streets.
The most compelling time to dine at Fore Street — long the grand dame of Portland, Maine’s ever-more-dynamic dining scene — is in the fall. I first ate at Fore Street last August and thoroughly appreciated my dinner, though I’ll confess that I didn’t quite grasp its legendary status. Show More Summary
There's a new trend in investing, and it's changing the game for a number of Wall Street institutions. That trend, according to a note from Barclays' Kenneth Hill, is the growing popularity of exchange-traded funds — "passive products" that track indices and offer low-cost exposure to a particular market of asset class. Show More Summary
Nov. 19--SOUTH BEND -- The city on Wednesday outlined plans to convert Main and Michigan/St. Joseph streets from one-way to two-way next year with as little disruption to business and traffic as possible -- and before the start of football seas
Chicago-Kent hosts a symposium today on Nonprofit Oversight Under Siege: The View from the U.S.: Evelyn Brody (Chicago-Kent) & Marcus Owens (Loeb & Loeb, Washington, D.C.), Exile to Main Street: The I.R.S.’s Diminished Role in Overseeing Tax-Exempt Organizations Linda Sugin (Fordham), Politics, Disclosure, and State Law Solutions for 501(c)(4) Organizations...
It's been nearly 6 months since talks of Microsoft acquiring Salesforce fizzled out, but some Wall Street analysts still believe the deal could go through sometime soon. The investment bank Stifel wrote in a recent note that it maintains...Show More Summary
Submitted by Tony Sagami via MauldinEconomics.com, Wall Street was impressed with the October jobs report that showed the creation of 271,000 new jobs and a decrease in the unemployment rate to 5.0%. It is widely believed that those strong jobs numbers paved the way for the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates in December. Show More Summary
The other day, I was driving down the main street in town in my Leaf and I had an overwhelming desire to stop at a gas station. I really just wanted to pull in, and it wasn’t out of nostalgia, a jelly donut, or for a cup of coffee. I...Show More Summary
In the wee hours of a morning in December, San Francisco will block off its main street to map it with LiDAR. The post Bombarding San Francisco With Lasers to Create a Perfect 3-D Map appeared first on WIRED.
Submitted by Lance Roberts via STA Wealth Management, Since the end of the financial crisis, there has been an ongoing debate about the economy. However, the debate I am speaking of is not between investors and Wall Street, but rather between economic theory and "Main Street" reality. Show More Summary
In Part 1 of The Bubble Finance Cycle we demonstrated that a main street based wage and price spiral always proceeded recessions during the era of Lite Touch monetary policy (1951 to 1985). That happened because the Fed was perennially...Show More Summary
It's simple - in theory - a central planning body, who knows what is best for the rest of society, lowers interest rates (to reduce the cost of capital, encourage entrepreneurial actvities, and stimuluate the economy - and therefore jobs - for the average joes and josephines of the world). Show More Summary
Submitted by David Stockman via Contra Corner blog, In Part 1 of The Bubble Finance Cycle we demonstrated that a main street based wage and price spiral always proceeded recessions during the era of Lite Touch monetary policy (1951 to 1985). Show More Summary
This winter, Yorkshire Sculpture Park presents a solo exhibition by illustrator Jonny Hannah. Visitors are invited to take a stroll down Main Street in Hannah?s vintage-inspired homage to the independent trader. The exhibition runs at YSP, near Wakefield, from 14 November 2015 to 28 February 2016. Show More Summary
August 1937. "Abandoned store building and old sidewalk on what was the main street. Gemmel, Minnesota." Medium format negative by Russell Lee for the Resettlement Administration. View full size.
Nov. 11--STRATFORD -- A person was struck and killed by an Amtrak train at the Main Street station on Wednesday morning. Aaron Donovan, a Metro-North spokesman, confirmed that one person was struck an killed by an Amtrak train out of Washi