The Week Ahead: How Long For This Trading Range?


by Jeff Miller, A Dash of Insight

We have normal week for economic data, including the first estimate for Q3 GDP. There are also important earnings reports. Election stories have become even more intense. Meanwhile, the market has been pretty quiet. I expect financial media to be asking:

When will the trading range be broken?


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What We Read Today 18 October 2016

Econintersect: Every day our editors collect the most interesting things they find from around the internet and present a summary 'reading list' which will include very brief summaries (and sometimes longer ones) of why each item has gotten our attention. Suggestions from readers for 'reading list' items are gratefully reviewed, although sometimes space limits the number included.

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Earnings And Economic Reports: Week Starting 24 October 2016

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Econintersect: Here is a day-by-day rundown of the global economic calendar events for the coming week and the important earnings announcements each day, as well. The presentation is by Merlin Rothfeld from Online Trading Academy and Power Trading Radio.

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Infographic Of The Day: The Oil Market Is Bigger Than All Metal Markets Combined

Ever since the invention of the internal combustion engine, oil has been one of the most crucial commodities on Earth.

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Video of the Day:

Each year, Americans spend more than $30 billion on "alternative and complimentary" treatments. Yale University neurologist and the editor of the Science-Based Medicine blog, Dr. Steven Novella, explains why acupuncture makes no medical sense.

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Current Weather Outlook

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On October 20, NOAA released their Seasonal Outlook. Last week, JAMSTEC, which is a Japanese Research Institute, issued their Outlook based on their October 1 forecast for ENSO. We compare the JAMSTEC temperature and precipitation forecast maps which are for the World with the NOAA temperature and precipitation forecast maps that cover only CONUS and Alaska. We do this primarily for educational purposes. Remember: these are forecasts not guarantees. But the differences between the NOAA and JAMSTEC forecasts are significant and mostly related to the differing perspectives on the strength and duration of this Cool ENSO Event.

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What ATT Gets For $85 Billion

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What Triggers Collapse?

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?

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 USA economy at a glance (boxed items are updates in last 7 days)

Average Gasoline Prices for Week Ending 24 October 2016 Now Higher Than One Year Ago

Average gasoline prices fell 1.4 cents this past week following the previous week's 1.4 cents fall.

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