by Felix Richter, Statista.com
-- this post authored by Niall McCarthy
According to Pew Research, the majority of Americans feel secure in their jobs today.
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by Felix Richter, Statista.com
-- this post authored by Martin Armstrong
For the average 20 year old in the UK, Aviva forecasts that an extra Pound Sterling1,294 should be saved per year if their pension is to provide a payout big enough to provide an adequate standard of living.
Infographic Of The Day: Commodity Update, Is The Summer Slump Over
Last update, we triumphantly proclaimed that commodities were back.
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Written by Sig Silber
This report is in our usual weekly format and focuses on the next 30 days which should be again close to "Normal" but with a wetter than usual Northwest and a slower than usual west to east movement of weather systems. We should expect either a La Nina Winter or a Near La Nina Winter which means where it will be wet or dry and warm or cool is becoming fairly clear for CONUS and also for other parts of the World. Full details are provided below. But first, we start the report with the key finding of the San Francisco Fed study of the Impact of Weather on Jobs.
by Charles Hugh Smith, Of Two Minds
A variety of forces will disrupt or obsolete existing modes of production and the social order.
Though no one can foretell the future, it is self-evident that the status quo - dependent as it is on cheap oil and fast-expanding debt - is unsustainable. So what will trigger the collapse of the status quo, and what lies beyond when the current arrangements break down? Can we predict how-when-where with any accuracy?
from Money Metals Exchange
We have interviewed Frank Holmes, CEO and Chief Investment Officer at U.S. Global Investors. Frank talks about a seasonal norm he sees playing out in the gold market over the next few months, touches on what affect the election might have on the financial markets and provides some very interesting data on the gold demand coming out India.
25Oct2016 Market Close: US Stock Market Indexes Closed Down Fractionally, Investors Remain Concerned
25Oct2016 Market Update: Consumer Confidence Falls Below 100, WTI Crude Falls To 49, US Dollar Falls
Written by Doug Short / Jill Mislinski and Steven Hansen
The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index which had increased in September, declined in October. The Index now stands at 98.6 (1985=100), down from 103.5 in September. The market expected (from Bloomberg) this index to come in between 98.6 to 106.5 (consensus 101.0).