Written by Steven Hansen
The headlines say the durable goods new orders improved. The three month rolling average improved this month but remains in contraction.Last months data was revised upward.
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Written by Frank Li
First Paris (Paris Was Attacked, Again!) and now Mali (Terror in Mali), why are there so many terror attacks around the world?
First the Iraq War and then Syria at war, why are there so many wars?
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-- tis post authored by Paul Rogers, University of Bradford
Twelve years ago, George W Bush gave his 'Mission Accomplished' speech from the flight deck of the USS Abraham Lincoln aircraft carrier, confident that the Saddam Hussein regime had been consigned to the dustbin of history, the Taliban regime had been terminated, al-Qaeda was dispersed, if not destroyed, and the desperately needed New American Century was back on track.
Written by Gary
European markets up even with Syrian concerns, and USA market futures are up looking at a rising tide of positive data. As many traders are already out buying turkey, look for a quiet day on Wall Street.
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24Nov2015 Market Close: Markets Close Mostly Up, DOW Up 20 Points, Oil Remains In The 42's And Other
24Nov2015 Market Update: US Averages Melt Up To Flat Status, DOW Up 2 Points, Oil In Low 43's And Ex
Written by Doug Short and Steven Hansen
The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index declined to 90.4 in November from the September final reading of 99.1, an upward revision of September's initial 97.6. The market expected (from Bloomberg) this index to come in between 100.0 to 106.0 (consensus 102.5).