by Jeff Miller, A Dash of Insight
This week's economic calendar has plenty of data during a week where many will want to anticipate the long weekend. Despite these factors, most are still trying to digest the Brexit decision. There will be stories on politics, polling, history, and human interest. The economic and financial market consequences will get the most play from financial media.
Is the Brexit Decision a Market Turning Point?
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Written by John Lounsbury
There may be no better philosophy for a happy life than to think it is about the journey more than the destination. The basis of this idea has been expressed by many, including Bhudda and Ralph Waldo Emerson. Note: The direct verbatim attribution to Emerson is apparently incorrect.
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by Elliott Morss, Morss Global Finance
The media loves reporting bad news - great ratings! And we have all received far more information/reports with no new information than we need on the Orlando and San Bernardino killings. And the same on planes lost in the Mediterranean and Indian Ocean. With this information overload, it is easy to lose the forest for the proverbial trees. And politicians do not help: they rearrange/distort news for their own purposes. Below, I offer several examples of 'media warp.'
by Pebblewriter, Pebblewriter.com
Listening to various government officials and billionaires talk about the Brexit, I'm reminded of the Barry McGuire Vietnam War classic Eve of Destruction (how many other songs can work the word 'coagulating' into the lyrics?)
24Jun2016 Market Close: Markets Crash After Brexit, DOW Down 611 Points, Crude Looking To Fall Furth
24Jun2016 Market Update: DOW Down Nearly 3%, Global Stocks Reeling From Brexit And Gold Prices Skyro
ECRI's WLI Growth Index which forecasts economic growth six months forward was unchanged and remains in positive territory for the thirteenth week - after spending the previous 34 consecutive weeks in negative territory.