Written by John Lounsbury
Warren Mosler, one of the founders of Modern Monetary Theory, presented the closing address at The First International Conference on Modern Monetary Theory September 21-24 at the University of Missouri Kansas City.
-- this post authored by Dyfed Loesche
The number of countries who have adopted freedom of information laws (FOI laws) is on the increase worldwide, according to data published in a recent UNESCO report.
Infographic Of The Day: Walmart Nation - Mapping The Largest Employers In The U.S.
In an era where Amazon steals most of the headlines, it's easy to forget about brick-and-mortar retailers like Walmart.
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Written by Sig Silber
Some Southwest States may set high temperature records on Thanksgiving Day and the Phoenix Airport may record the first Meteorological Fall Season without measurable precipitation since 1938. Alaska is getting back-door cold fronts which are creating Gulf of Alaska Lows which then provide moisture to the Northwest. La Nina and Global Warming result in interesting weather. Continue reading to learn more.
from The Conversation
-- this post authored by Lilian Bobea, Bentley University
Three weeks after Hurricane Maria ripped through Puerto Rico, half of the population still lacks fresh water and medicine, and almost 80 percent doesn't have electricity. The scarce resources arriving from international private sources are quickly running out. Satellite communication remains limited.
Stalingrad To El Alamein: What November 1942 Tells Us About Today's Russians - And The Brexit Mindse
from Jeff Miller, A Dash of Insight
-- this post authored by Mark Hines
Can Model-Based Trading Beat The Market?
The advantages of model-based trading seem clear. For example, models are much more disciplined in their decisions than are humans. For example, we've written about this previously by describing the importance of disciplined entry and exit points for your trades, as well as using disciplined position sizing.
21Nov2017 Market Close: Wall Street Closes Higher, DOW Up 161 Points, October 2017 Headline Existing
-- this post authored by Steven Hansen
The 01 November 2017 meeting statement presented the actions taken. This post covers the economic discussion during this FOMC meeting between the members (minutes were released today). There was considerable discussion on inflation, and an interesting quote: