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No respite for EURUSD

EURUSD continued its fall after a false technical bullish hammer candlestick last Thursday. Had mentioned in my last post that Buy trades should be taken only if friday sees a close above the low of thursdays bullish hammer candlestick. 43 more words

FOREX Trading

Family Dollar and the slow, surprising death of the discount store

What has happened to that great American archetype, the penny-pinching bargain shopper?

She is becoming an endangered species. Family Dollar, another chain of discount stores, today agreed to sell itself to Dollar General for $9.2bn. 341 more words

US News

The Political Dimension of Breakdown

Source: The Hipcrime Vocab

This article claims that scientists have discovered an energy-efficient way to make biofuels. This brings up an often-overlooked point that there is nothing we can do under our current techno-industrial regime that requires fossil fuels. 1,184 more words

Culture

The 14 most important charts from a momentum-shifting week for the global economy

US existing home sales rebounded to their highest level since October.

India’s stock market continued to surge, pushing it to record highs.

US claims for jobless benefits fell sharply in a sign of… 174 more words

US economy, sluggish but strengthening

THE US economy remains sluggish, but economists believe it is strengthening and doing so in a more durable way.

US economy, sluggish but strengthening

Facebook in a Perfect World

24 July 2014

by SAMI KARAM

Using Google as a comp for future growth and valuation.

Last Thursday, Jim Cramer compared Facebook (FB) to Merck (MRK). 927 more words

United States

"Scarcity" at Root of Political Polarization?

http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/politically-divided-wisconsin-little-incentive-seek-middle-ground/

The above link will take you to a story that aired on the PBS Newshour on July 18th.  It’s a story about the political divide in Wisconsin and is followed by analysis by David Brooks (conservative and Wall Street Journal columnist) and Mark Shields (liberal commentator). 377 more words

Politics