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Comcast Executives Volunteer for Mary's Place in Seattle

Comcast in Washington’s senior leaders recently got together to give back to a neighborhood organization, Mary’s Place.
In early November, senior leaders at Comcast met for a half day to plan out customer experience initiatives for customers. 123 more words

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Will Yellen Signal a Change in Policy?

At the end of this week central bankers from around the world will be meeting in Jackson Hole. The conference has attracted a lot of attention over the years as both Alan Greenspan and Ben Bernanke have used the occasion to signal major shifts in policy. 835 more words

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We Have a Productivity Problem

Yesterday we learned that non-farm labor productivity was down for a third straight quarter.  According to The Wall Street Journal, consecutive losses in productivity such as this have not been seen since 1979.  1,357 more words

Market Commentary

Already Lousy Corporate Investment Comes Totally Unglued

Source: Wolf Street , by Wolf Richter

A toxic cocktail.

American corporations borrowed more in the years following the Financial Crisis than ever before. Debt was dirt-cheap even for the riskiest borrowers, and they went out and sold bonds and borrowed from banks, and blew the proceeds on funding operating losses, buy each other out in a record-breaking wave of M&A, and buy back their own shares. 345 more words

Financial/Societal Collapse And Dependence