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Man on Market Street: Simplify Your Financial Life with The List

Check out The List and learn about the 5 things to know and 5 things to do in 2014.  Happy reading iS 12894 ... Read >>


Nike Gains On Upbeat Earnings; Dollar General Shares Slip

Entering the final hour of trading on Friday, the Dow traded down 0.22 percent to 16,809.53 while the NASDAQ gained 0..20 percent to 4,387.18. The S&P also fell, dropping 0.08 percent to... Read >>

Markets Keeps On Rewarding Stocks Despite Less Than Economic And Earnings Fundamentals - Economic Highlights

Stock market investors didn't care much about the ugly Q1 GDP picture, which progressively got worse at each revision, in the hope that the one off weather centric restraints in that period will... Read >>


Markets Edge Lower; Finish Line Earnings Beat Estimates

Following the market opening Friday, the Dow traded down 0.16 percent to 16,818.99 while the NASDAQ tumbled 0.03 percent to 4,377.86. The S&P also fell, dropping 0.11 percent to 1,955.04. ... Read >>

Steven Hansen

The Killing of the USA Export Bank Will Kill the Economy

I have been entertained this past week by a series of posts on trade - but frightened by unenlightened thoughts expressed by a new Congressional leader. Before looking at at any of these posts,... Read >>


#PreMarket Primer: Friday, June 27: U.S. Data Fuels Fed Rate Hike Debate

This week was a rollercoaster for US economic data as investors tried to determine how the new figures would play into the Fed's timing for an interest rate hike. Earlier in the week, the US'... Read >>


No Inflation ...Thanks to ObamaCare

Healthcare Data Skewed On Thursday the Personal Income and Outlays Report came out also known as the spending report and just like yesterday`s GDP downward revision the Healthcare component is... Read >>


5 Reasons Why Excessively Low Rates May be Harmful to the Economy

Late last month, the Federal Reserve (Fed) revised its interest rate forecasts due to expectations of faster economic growth, raising its projections for the federal funds rate in 2015 and 2016.... Read >>


The Fed Misrepresenting Inflation to Justify Inept Policy

Government Data is useless   The final GDP calculation came out on Wednesday, and we have several takeaways from this latest revision. First of all government reporting data is all over... Read >>

Market Intelligence Center

Oil exports lead to unintended (but widely predicted) consequences

On Wednesday, Enterprise Products Partners ( EPD ) and Pioneer Natural Resources ( PXD ) confirmed that the Obama administration had given them the green light to export condensate, a very light... Read >>

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