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Millennials Will Make These 15 Companies Tons of Money

The question on every Wall Street trader’s mind these days: “What do millennials like?”

Or at least it should be, according to a new report released Tuesday by Morgan Stanley’s equity strategy team. 157 more words

Japan falls into recession as consumers 'stop spending' -- Is Europe Next?

A shopper in Tokyo. Japan unexpectedly fell into recession in the third quarter, hampered by rising sales taxes that have discouraged consumers from spending. Credit Yuya Shino/Reuters… 255 more words

Northern Mariana Islands’ Economy Grew 4.4 Percent in 2013

Newly published estimates of gross domestic product for the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) show that real GDP – GDP adjusted to remove price changes – increased 4.4 percent in 2013. 94 more words


Japan's economy now in "technical recession"


Mount Fuji rises up behind the skyscraper skyline as the sun sets over Tokyo. Agence France-Presse/Getty Images

TOKYO (AP) — Japan reported Monday that its economy contracted at a real annual rate of 1.6 percent in July-September, in a second straight quarterly decline that returned the country to recession. 631 more words

College Football Rankings (Florida State #1) + Markets still up w/ consumer sentiment + spending

Sunday November 16th

Sports Update:

 NFL:  Adrian Peterson still squabbling with the NFL

  • Adrian Peterson (Minnesota Vikings running back who is facing felony child abuse charges for whipping his 4 year old son with a wooden switch) is currently fighting the NFL for putting him on an indefinite suspension.
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Retail Sales, Consumer Sentiment Boosting Holiday Cheer

Popular Economics Weekly

Retail Sales are growing again, and U. of Michigan survey of consumer sentiment is also spiking at the right time of year for holiday sales. 465 more words

Weekly Financial News

Stocks extend winning streak: Best four-week stretch since 2011

The U.S. stock market went more or less flat on Friday but a fourth straight week of gains marked the best four-week period for the market since December 2011. 273 more words