Written by John Lounsbury
Econintersect: This video is officially titled: Oliver Stone's Untold History of the United States, Prequel A: Colonialism.
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by Felix Richter, Statista.com
-- this post authored by Dyfed Loesche
They've been thrashing it out for 35 years, now Metallica have release their 10th studio album by the name of 'Hardwired ... to Self-Destruct'.
Infographic Of The Day: Job-Hopping
Does the idea of staying at the same job for 10 years make you cringe? You're not alone. If you are going to job-hop, put some thought into it.
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Written by Sig Silber
Global Warming takes a break at least for CONUS as cold is the forecast for the Northern Tier of CONUS (and points North). It first looked like this would be a meridional pattern bringing record cold down to the Southwest but the Jet Stream turned zonal in the nick of time. So the cold air is being distributed more equitably. Waiting for NOAA to walk back their incongruous La Nina Advisory...probably December 8.
by Ellen Brown, Web of Debt
To stimulate the economy, create new jobs, and generate new GDP requires an injection of new money. Borrowing from the bond markets or off-balance-sheet in public/private partnerships won't do it. If Congress won't issue money directly, it should borrow from banks, which create money on their books when they make loans.
by Rick Wright, Online Trading Academy
Online Trading Academy Article of the Week
Hello traders! This week's newsletter will discuss one of the most ignored (in my opinion) aspects of trading-the power of patience!
08Dec2016 Market Close: Wall Street Closes Higher, But Not Without Pause For Indicators That Spell C
08Dec2016 Market Update: Wall Street Marches On, New Intraday Highs Mark Bull Run Advancement, US Do
08Dec2016 Pre-Market Commentary: Trump Rally Powers On, WTI Crude Prices Holding At $50 Handle, US D
Weekly Initial Unemployment Claims
The market expectations for weekly initial unemployment claims (from Bloomberg / Econoday) were 250 K to 262 K (consensus 255,000), and the Department of Labor reported 258,000 new claims. The more important (because of the volatility in the weekly reported claims and seasonality errors in adjusting the data) 4 week moving average moved from 251,500 (reported last week as 251,500) to 252,500. The rolling averages generally have been equal to or under 300,000 since August 2014.