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The Talking Heads

by Shawn Narancich, CFA
Executive Vice President of Research

A good indicator of financial markets adjusting to a slower rate of news flow is the frequency with which the same stories are replayed and debated in the financial press and on television. 525 more words

Weekly Market Makers

"Broke" - Actual MLB Income Growth


As a sports fan I like to watch a lot of sports documentaries. The most recent sports documentary that I came across on Netflix was a 30 for 30 special titled “Broke”. 1,211 more words


Steve Ballmer and Googleversary — five things to know today

Hello, friends and Fortune readers.

Lots of big economic news today, so lets dive right in. Here are five things you need to know in business news today: 239 more words


Rising inflation, weak industrial output dampen hopes of economic turnaround in India

New economic data casts dark clouds over economic revival

The Consumer Price Index increased from 7.46%  in June to 7.96% in July, according to data released by the government on Tuesday. 45 more words


Brazilian July Inflation Report Might Offer Some Relief, But Pressures Remain

Rogerio Jelmayer – The Wall Street Journal, 8/6/2014

Brazil’s July and August inflation reports might bring the country’s government some relief over rapidly rising prices. But the end of a seasonal food-price effect and the weak economy mean the relief will probably be only temporary. 125 more words

Nation, Politics & Government

Understated Inflation  

I read last year, 8/20/2013, that the Fed’s Ownership of U.S. Debt Breaks $2T for First Time. When the Feds (Federal Reserve System, e.g., US national bank) lend the government money they create the money by printing it. 489 more words

Current Events

Price of Beef and Bacon Reach All-Time High

By Ali Meyer

(CNSNews.com) – The price of beef and bacon hit its all-time high in the United States in June, according to data released Tuesday by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). 228 more words