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Video has emerged of a massive alligator strolling past an awed group of Florida tourists, as if it had not a care in the world. He also looked about as chill as alligators come. The gator, spotted at Circle B Bar Reserve in Lakeland, appeared to be about 12 feet long. The behemoth seemed indifferent to the tourists as they gaped and snapped photos.
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Written by Sig Silber
NOAA maintains the fiction that we have a La Nina and now forecasts two weeks of wet followed by two weeks of dry. This part of the forecast may indeed work out if the ridge forecast over the Western U.S. materializes. We should be having very interesting and highly changeable weather for the next 30 days at least. At this point, three storms are teed up to impact the West and Southwest within the next ten days. Then the pattern changes to a more dry pattern. The temperature changes may be even more rapid.
17Jan2017 Market Close: Wall Street Closes Lower As Trump Rally Looses Steam, Gold Gains, US Dollar Slips And Crude Prices Can't Hold On To Higher Numbers
by James Rickards
The outlook for rates has taken what I call a U-turn. There's very little doubt that the Fed is on track to raise rates. This outlook is not in response to any particular piece of economic data or the overall economic picture. In fact there are plenty of arguments why the Fed should not raise rates based on economic fundamentals.
Written by Gary
Wall street closed lower (SPY -0.3%) after a semi-active session where investors see signs that this rally is starting to stall as gold is outperforming its other asset peers by a healthy margin. Financials, transports and other big post-election gainers lost ground as earnings season kicks into gear.
17Jan2017 Market Update: Wall Street Afternoon Activity Slows, Major Indexes Down Fractionally, More
17Jan2017 Pre-Market Commentary: Wall Street To Open Flat On The Red Side, Crude Prices Climb, US Do
Written by Steven Hansen
The Empire State Manufacturing Survey declined but remains in expansion. Important internals are mixed.