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    • AT&T Surges as Elliot Management Invests Big

      AT&T Surges as Elliot Management Invests Big

      Leading the market headlines to kick off a new week is a letter from activist investment firm Elliott Management to 160 AT amp T 160 T in which the firm owns 1 2 of the telecom giant s market cap or 3 2 billion Though details are fuzzy Elliott is vyi…
      - 10 Sep 19, 3:55pm -
    • Apple Likely to Unveil New iPhone Model Today

      Apple Likely to Unveil New iPhone Model Today

      Pre market futures are dialing back a bit from a mixed trading day on Monday September has performed strongly thus far up 1 5 2 0 on the major indexes Even more on positive sentiment the indexes only need to rise another 2 or so higher to reach those…
      - 10 Sep 19, 3:39pm -
    • Weekly Economic Release Summary: Construction Employment Up, Construction Spending Is In Contraction

      Weekly Economic Release Summary: Construction Employment Up, Construction Spending Is In Contraction

      This was a week of not-so-great news for the economy: inflation-adjusted construction spending down 9.0 % year-over-year. the ISM manufacturing survey is now in contraction layoffs in August highest since 2009 poor BLS jobs report There w…
      - 6 Sep 19, 1:02pm -
    • The Market Can't Be Wrong -- But It Sure Looks Like It Is Right Now

      The Market Can't Be Wrong -- But It Sure Looks Like It Is Right Now

      Most of the time, when a market is behaving in a way that seems illogical or wrong to you, it is not the market that is wrong, it is your assumptions or analysis that are faulty. In fact, markets cannot, by definition, be “wrong.” The quoted pri…
      - 6 Sep 19, 10:29am -
    • The Coming M&A Wave In U.S. Shale

      The Coming M&A Wave In U.S. Shale

      The world’s largest oilfield services companies warned of write-downs and consolidation due to a slowdown in the U.S. shale industry. Spending cuts by shale drillers could force a consolidation, Halliburton’s CEO Jeff Miller said at the Barclays…
      - 6 Sep 19, 10:06am -
    • Jobs Data to Watch For

      Jobs Data to Watch For

      The first week of every month even holiday shortened weeks like this one come with new employment data from the previous month This morning we see new August private sector payroll totals from 160 Automatic Data Processing 160 ADP which provided good…
      - 5 Sep 19, 12:12pm -
    • The monetary policy endgame

      The monetary policy endgame

      The major global central banks continue to draw bigger guns in their battle against deflation yet in some places it appears to be of no avail The fact is that the share of sovereign yields that are in negative territory keeps increasing and the avera…
      - 5 Sep 19, 4:05am -
    • Hong Kong Ends Extradition Bid

      Hong Kong Ends Extradition Bid

      Each month we see new data on 160 U S Trade Balances Throughout history they have almost always posted reads in the negative and since about the turn of the millennium have registered beneath 20 billion As a matter of historical reference 40 years ag…
      - 4 Sep 19, 1:11pm -
    • HK Concession and Better EMU PMI Overshadows Self-Inflicted Trade and Brexit Woes

      HK Concession and Better EMU PMI Overshadows Self-Inflicted Trade and Brexit Woes

      Overview:   Risk appetites have been bolstered by three developments.  The UK appears to have taken a tentative step away from leaving the EU without a deal.  Hong Kong's Chief Executive Lam has agreed to formally withdraw the controversial extra…
      - 4 Sep 19, 8:31am -
    • ISM Manufacturing Index to Nudge Higher?

      ISM Manufacturing Index to Nudge Higher?

      Beginning a new month of trading we see market futures down in today s pre market A new round of tariffs levied in the ongoing trade war between the U S and China were put into place Sunday September 1st This will not only increase the challenges for…
      - 3 Sep 19, 12:07pm -
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    • Shrinking states offer perks for new residents
      IT STARTED AS a joke. Beth Dow received an article from her husband about Vermont paying workers to move to the state. But the jest soon became reality. Within a few months, Mrs Dow and her husband had left their home in Denver for Bennington, a town…
      - 4 days ago, 23 Jan 20, 10:57am -
    • Michigan plans to overhaul its jail system
      WHEN CRIME rates were last as low as they are today in Michigan, the Beatles topped the charts with “Hey Jude”. Half a century on, Michigan’s police arrest fewer people with each passing year. In the decade to 2018 arrests fell by one-fifth. On…
      - 4 days ago, 23 Jan 20, 10:57am -
    • A proposed sale of rights to .org web addresses sparks a backlash
      THE OFFER would confound anyone who has ever used a web browser. A corner of the internet associated with charities attracted an investor willing to take it over by paying a sum typically reserved for stakes in hot startups. But a private-equity firm…
      - 4 days ago, 23 Jan 20, 10:57am -
    • Business has gone sour in America’s dairy capital
      TO WALK AROUND Dan Wegmueller’s farm in southern Wisconsin is to conjure up the past. He says each of his 50 Brown Swiss cows—with white-tipped ears and bells clanging from their necks—has a name and distinct personality. His red-painted barn i…
      - 4 days ago, 23 Jan 20, 10:57am -
    • Virginia’s gun rally won’t halt gun-control laws
      IT WOULD BE difficult to find a more polite crowd than the one which gathered in Richmond, Virginia on the morning of January 20th. As a helicopter buzzed overhead and police officers manned a cordon, thousands of people marched on the centre of the…
      - 4 days ago, 23 Jan 20, 10:57am -
    • Could it be Bernie?
      AFTER RATTLING through one of the most radical campaign platforms in American history, inside a craft brewery in snowy New Hampshire last weekend, Bernie Sanders turned to the practicalities. His to-do list, the senator from Vermont acknowledged to h…
      - 4 days ago, 23 Jan 20, 10:57am -
    • The strange impeachment trial of Donald Trump
      OUTSIDE THE Capitol building on January 21st it was business as usual. A group of demonstrators chanted on the lawn. One man silently held up a sign warning “God is watching”. Another, with a placard taped to his purple shirt proclaiming, among…
      - 5 days ago, 22 Jan 20, 4:32pm -
    • America’s guest-worker boom

      America’s guest-worker boom

      ALTHOUGH AMERICA’S immigration policy now seems dominated by a desire to seal the country’s southern border, Donald Trump’s administration has been surprisingly tolerant of a certain type of crossing. Those by legal, temporary migrants—or gue…
      - 11 days ago, 16 Jan 20, 11:35am -
    • America’s pensions system is now less of a mess
      THE LATEST jobs report shows that the unemployment rate in America stayed at 3.5% in December, confirming that things are looking pretty good for workers right now. Less well known is that there are plans afoot to improve workers’ prospects once th…
      - 11 days ago, 16 Jan 20, 11:35am -
    • Old export regulations get a new use
      AN OBSCURE PART of the Department of Commerce called the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) is not used to grabbing the limelight. But lately it has had plenty of attention. That is thanks to its control of rules governing the flow of goods from a…
      - 11 days ago, 16 Jan 20, 11:35am -

    The Guardian: US Economy

    • Trump blasts 'prophets of doom' in attack on climate activism
      Comment came as Greta Thunberg demanded immediate action in DavosDavos 2020 – live updatesAnalysis: Trump hails 1tn trees plan but ignores roots of problemDonald Trump told the world’s business leaders to stop listening to “prophets of doom”…
      - 6 days ago, 21 Jan 20, 8:29am -
    • Donald Trump is a good president … but only for the top 1%
      On all economic measures, from jobs to health to GDP to disposable income, the president has failed AmericaAs the world’s business elites trek to Davos for their annual gathering, people should be asking a simple question: have they overcome their…
      - 7 days ago, 20 Jan 20, 2:00am -
    • Davos 2020 should be all about climate crisis but Trump won't admit it | Larry Elliott
      Subject was not an issue at forum’s first meeting in 1971 but should now be at forefront for US presidentRichard Nixon was in the White House, Mao Zedong was running China and Ted Heath was the prime minister of the UK when hand-picked members of t…
      - 8 days ago, 19 Jan 20, 7:49am -
    • Global markets rise despite slowest Chinese growth for 30 years
      Investors shrug off slowdown as new data fuels optimism China can ride out US trade warChina’s economy stumbled last year to its lowest growth rate in almost 30 years after the tit-for-tat trade war with the US took its toll on manufacturing output…
      - 10 days ago, 17 Jan 20, 11:26am -
    • US-China tensions could slow global economy, UN warns
      Report says climate crisis, inequality and food insecurity were major concernsThe world economy risks suffering a sharp slowdown in 2020 that would derail international efforts to tackle the mounting climate emergency and heightened poverty around th…
      - 11 days ago, 16 Jan 20, 3:37pm -
    • Trump vaunts his China trade pact – but some say it’s too little, too late
      While a cessation in hostilities is welcome, businesses have a lot of ground to make up, and few expect any further progressThe trade war with China is over; long live the trade war. That is the message from Donald Trump as the US president promotes…
      - 16 days ago, 11 Jan 20, 11:14am -
    • EU’s outspoken trade negotiator needs to build bridges with US
      New commissioner Phil Hogan must seek consensus with Washington on issues from China to European car exportsPhil Hogan was not even confirmed as the EU’s trade supremo when he drew the ire of Donald Trump’s envoy to Brussels. On the day his appoi…
      - 16 days ago, 11 Jan 20, 11:00am -
    • American firms aren't beholden to America – but that's news to Trump | Robert Reich
      The president’s agreement with China is based on a misunderstanding of the corporate mindset. It’s time to invest in ourselvesTrump’s “phase one” agreement with China, to be signed on Wednesday, is intended partly to slow China’s move int…
      - 16 days ago, 11 Jan 20, 3:01am -
    • US economy adds modest 145,000 jobs and wage growth remains slow
      Unemployment rate holds at 3.5% for the second straight month but figures suggest a lingering weakness in manufacturingUS employers added 145,000 jobs in December, capping a record 10 years of jobs growth as the unemployment rate held at 3.5% for the…
      - 17 days ago, 10 Jan 20, 10:55am -
    • Central banks are now the markets' best friends | Mohamed El-Erian
      When the markets dip, the banks step in to help with stimulus. Such action may prove counter-productive After a year that involved one of the biggest U-turns in recent monetary-policy history, central banks are hoping for peace and quiet in 2020. Thi…
      - 17 days ago, 10 Jan 20, 7:24am -

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