econintersect.com
       
  

20Jan2017 Market Update: US Markets Are Relatively Quiet, Crude Prices Trending Up While The US Dollar Trends Down

';




Written by Gary

Wall Street has trended down from the opening, but remains fractionally in the green (SPY +0.2%). WTI crude prices are trading in the 53's, US dollar trading in the 100's and Donald J. Trump is now the 45th President of the United States of America.

Read more ...






 more WWRT

What We Read Today 19 January 2017

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.

This feature is published every day late afternoon New York time. For early morning review of headlines see "The Early Bird" published every day in the early am at GEI News (membership not required for access to "The Early Bird".).

BECOME A GEI MEMBER - IT's FREE!

Every day most of this column ("What We Read Today") is available only to GEI members.

To become a GEI Member simply subscribe to our FREE daily newsletter.

Read more ...




 more features, analysis, studies, and news published in the last week

THE FABULOUS FIFTIES

IMAGES OF THINGS WE REMEMBER FROM THE FABULOUS FIFTIES, SET TO ORIGINAL MUSIC PERFORMED BY MARK JAMES

Infographic Of The Day: Unusual Pets

We all know that person who isn't content with a dog or cat or some other pet that everyone else has.

Read more ...







Video of the Day:

IMAGES OF THINGS WE REMEMBER FROM THE FABULOUS FIFTIES, SET TO ORIGINAL MUSIC PERFORMED BY MARK JAMES


video of day picture





;

This widget provided by DailyForex.com Forex News & Brokers

;

Current Weather Outlook

Written by

NOAA maintains the fiction that we have a La Nina and now forecasts two weeks of wet followed by two weeks of dry. This part of the forecast may indeed work out if the ridge forecast over the Western U.S. materializes. We should be having very interesting and highly changeable weather for the next 30 days at least. At this point, three storms are teed up to impact the West and Southwest within the next ten days. Then the pattern changes to a more dry pattern. The temperature changes may be even more rapid.

 weather.caption


 more investing, markets, precious metals & forex

20Jan2017 Pre-Market Commentary: US Stock Future Indexes Higher Ahead Of Inauguration, WTI Crude Testing 53 Handle, Blue-chip Earnings Are Topping Estimates



 more opinion

What Is The Natural Interest Rate - And What If We Go Above It?

by Gene D. Balas

Part of this discussion may sound a bit heretical, but it is actually based on research conducted by the St. Louis Federal Reserve. And its research concludes that the natural real (net of inflation) interest rate policymakers should set should actually be negative over the longer term.

nature.road.380x205

Read more ...










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

13 January 2017: ECRI's WLI Growth Index Insignificantly Improves

ECRI's WLI Growth Index which forecasts economic growth six months forward remains in positive territory for the 43rd week - after spending the previous 35 consecutive weeks in negative territory. This is compared to RecessionAlerts similar weekly leading index. ECRI also released their coincident index this week.

Read more ...



vvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvv

Econintersect Sponsors

EffectivePapers.com produces non-plagiarized economics essays and research papers online.

www.kredito.ge