Written by Gary
Wall Street should open today in the green, however major global markets are mixed. Likely not much is expected out of the markets today as everyone is convinced that something Fed Chair Yellen will say on Friday in Jackson Hole will affect whether the boyz should sell or buy. Oil appears to continue to drift down, while the dollar strengthens.
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from the San Francisco Fed
-- this post authored by John C. Williams
Despite the very real struggles that some parts of the country, including Alaska, are facing, the broader national economy is in good shape: We're at full employment, and inflation is well within sight of, and on track to reach, our target. Under these conditions, it makes sense for the Fed to gradually move interest rates toward more normal levels.
Infographic Of The Day: Business Women Who Broke The Mould
The barriers to progress for women in the workforce are evident. How organisations deal with these barriers in the future will determine how our societies progress.
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by Reverse Engineer, Doomstead Diner
Discuss this article at the Education Table inside the Diner
A few weeks ago we saw a NEW Collapse Problem crop up, which is that apparently we have a GLUT of Lawyers! (this article has been on ice for a while due to other pressing collapse issues needing attentinon at Sunday Brunch)
The Ongoing Collapse Of Turkey's Secular Democracy And... The Backstory To The Attempted Turkish Cou
Written by Jim Welsh
Macro Tides Technical Review 22 August 2016
What a difference a week makes! Not! For the last 31 days the S&P has not experienced a day when the trading range exceeded 1%. Between July 14 and August 1, the S&P had traded in a 1% range for 13 trading days, the longest, most narrow trading range in more than 40 years.
22Aug2016 Market Close: US Stocks Were Little Changed Today, Crude Prices Fell By 3%, Short-Term Ind
from the American Chemistry Council
The Chemical Activity Barometer (CAB) expanded 0.4 percent in August following an upward revision for July. This marks the barometer's sixth consecutive monthly gain.