by John Mauldin, Thoughts from the Frontline
'Measurement theory shows that strong assumptions are required for certain statistics to provide meaningful information about reality. Measurement theory encourages people to think about the meaning of their data. It encourages critical assessment of the assumptions behind the analysis.
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Econintersect: This documentary is a lecture Lawrence Wilkerson, Distinguished Visiting Professor of Government and Public Policy at the College of William Mary, and former Chief of Staff to U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell, at the Centre for International Governance Innovation, Waterloo, Ontario on 08 October 8 2014. Prof. Wilkerson discussed international military involvement in Iraq and the western and regional responses to the threat of ISIS. He developed the discussion with a detailed inclusion of 20th century history to explain how it is we came to the place we are today. Click through Read more >> to view video.
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by Genevieve LeFranc, Daily Reckoning
Social unrest has been bubbling to the surface of the news all over the country, and all over the world.
Earlier this month marked the one-year anniversary of the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri in August 2014.
by Asif Suria
Insider buying increased last week with insiders buying $170.5 million of stock compared to $121.15 million in the week prior. Selling on the other hand declined sharply with insiders selling $899.89 million of stock last week compared to $2.12 billion in the week prior.
The recent market turmoil sparked renewed enthusiasm amongst insiders and generated a large number of interesting insider purchases. Four out of the top five purchases listed below have been on my watch list for some time now.
28Aug2015 Market Close: Small Caps Close Up Nicely, Large Caps Close Down Or Near The Unchanged Line
28Aug2015 Market Update: Markets Looking Weak Going Into The Afternoon Session As Oil Appears To Hav
28Aug2015 Pre-Market Commentary: Stock Future Indexes Sliding Off Yesterday's Closing Numbers, Oil O
Written by Steven Hansen
This leading index continues to be recalculated (what good is a leading index which continues to be recalculated?) - and continues to forecast stable but relatively weak growth for the remainder of the year. A review of all major leading indicators follows - and no leading index is particularily strong.