from the St Louis Fed
Serious delinquency rates  for auto and student loans both rose during the recession. However, only the rate for auto loans hit a peak and fell, according to the most recent issue of In the Balance.
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from the Richmond Fed
-- this post authored by Tim Sablik
In 1908, an asteroid roughly 60 meters in diameter exploded over Siberia with a force a thousand times more powerful than the nuclear bomb dropped on Hiroshima. Fortunately, the event occurred over a largely uninhabited forest; had it happened above a major city, the losses would have been catastrophic.
Infographic Of The Day: Best Bike Cities In The US
Seattleites looking to hop on their bikes for National Bike to Work Week are in luck: The city ranks as the No. 1 bike city in the U.S. followed by Portland and San Francisco, according to a Zillow analysis.
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from Dirk Ehnts, Econoblog101
This is from his article at Project Syndicate:
by Peter Krauth, Money Morning
Special Report from Money Morning
Back in March, I recommended a broad play on platinum that's returned 56% more than the S&P 500 over the same period.
27May2016 Market Close: Wall Street Closed Higher, DOW Up 45 Points, WTI Crude Testing High 49's, Th
27May2016 Market Update: Yellen's Speech Does Little To Move The Major Averages One Way Or The Other
27May2016 Pre-Market Commentary: Futures Fractionally Higher, WTI Crude Trading Below $50, GDP Comes
ECRI's WLI Growth Index which forecasts economic growth six months forward expanded marginally and remains in positive territory for the ninth week - after spending the previous 34 consecutive weeks in negative territory.