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Business Exchange: US Economy

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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…
      - 5 days ago, 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…
      - 5 days ago, 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…
      - 9 days ago, 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…
      - 9 days ago, 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…
      - 9 days ago, 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…
      - 10 days ago, 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…
      - 10 days ago, 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…
      - 11 days ago, 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…
      - 11 days ago, 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…
      - 12 days ago, 3 Sep 19, 12:07pm -
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    POLITICO: Morning Money

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    • Back to you, Social Security
      Debate dud — That's an excise tax
      - 2 days ago, 13 Sep 19, 10:00am -
    • Keeping a close eye
      Getting shaking on SALT — What to do with whistleblower?
      - 3 days ago, 12 Sep 19, 10:00am -
    • Extra SALT
      Double the Vestager — Lot of wealth
      - 4 days ago, 11 Sep 19, 10:00am -
    • Ghost-like investment
      Waves of uncertainty — Free File, back again
      - 5 days ago, 10 Sep 19, 10:00am -
    • They're back
      IRS, down to business — More tax returns
      - 6 days ago, 9 Sep 19, 10:00am -
    • More on the OZ
      Debt parking? — Project Flex?
      - 9 days ago, 6 Sep 19, 10:00am -
    • Where's the tax cut?
      Defending the wealth tax — Indexing uncertainty, cont'd
      - 10 days ago, 5 Sep 19, 10:00am -
    • Taxing times in Silicon Valley
      More OZ — 2020 lookahead
      - 11 days ago, 4 Sep 19, 10:00am -
    • Digital detente, cont'd
      As the indexing turns — Going deep on OZ
      - 12 days ago, 3 Sep 19, 10:00am -
    • Off to France
      Trading tariff for tax — Tax return clock, ticking
      - 23 days ago, 23 Aug 19, 10:00am -

    Reuters: Economy

    The Economist: United States

    • Beleaguered unions seek members beyond the factory floor
      JUDGING BY RECENT headlines, America’s unions appear stuck in time. Consider one of the biggest, the United Auto Workers (UAW). Its 400,000-odd members include nearly 150,000 who work at Detroit’s “big three” carmakers—GM, Ford and Fiat Chr…
      - 3 days ago, 12 Sep 19, 10:59am -
    • New rules in California could reshape the gig economy
      IN A JOLT to California’s gig economy, the state’s lawmakers approved on September 11th a landmark bill, AB5, that will force many firms to classify independent contractors as employees. California’s governor, Gavin Newsom, a Democrat, had push…
      - 3 days ago, 12 Sep 19, 10:59am -
    • A small Indiana town boosts its big architectural legacy
      YEARS BEFORE I.M.Pei designed the Louvre Pyramid in Paris or the Bank of China Tower in Hong Kong, he planned a squat yet elegant library in a midwestern city of 50,000 people. In Columbus, Indiana, Pei’s Modernist Cleo Rogers Memorial Library sits…
      - 3 days ago, 12 Sep 19, 10:59am -
    • A deadly outbreak casts a dark cloud over e-cigarettes
      WITH SIX PEOPLE dead and more than 450 suffering from serious pulmonary disease across America, doctors and federal officials are trying to identify the cause of a mystery illness tied to e-cigarettes. Although the dead have largely been older, the w…
      - 3 days ago, 12 Sep 19, 10:59am -
    • Facebook has unleashed a new dating service
      IN AMERICA it is no longer merely acceptable to meet your romantic partner on the internet. It is the norm. The latest data from a long-running survey by researchers at Stanford, released this summer, shows that 40% of new heterosexual couples met on…
      - 3 days ago, 12 Sep 19, 10:59am -
    • What a Republican victory in North Carolina means for 2020
      UP CLOSE, POLITICAL enthusiasm is gloriously strange. At the rally held by President Donald Trump in Fayetteville on the eve of election night in North Carolina’s 9th congressional district, the atmosphere was festive. “I haven’t been in a crow…
      - 3 days ago, 12 Sep 19, 10:59am -
    • A full-court press
      NOTWITHSTANDING THE help he got from fake news reports, Donald Trump probably owes his presidency more to the traditional kind. Only a small minority of voters absorbed made-up accounts of Hillary Clinton’s endorsement by Islamic State, lesbianism…
      - 3 days ago, 12 Sep 19, 10:59am -
    • What to expect after John Bolton’s exit
      FOR THREE years President Donald Trump’s foreign policy has seesawed between threats to bomb enemies and moon-shot diplomacy. The president has flirted with nuclear war with North Korea, only to become the first sitting president to step onto its s…
      - 3 days ago, 12 Sep 19, 10:59am -
    • The federal bureaucracies were already creaking
      WHEN DONALD TRUMP took office in January 2017, Joel Clement was entering his seventh year running the Interior Department’s Office of Policy Analysis. Mr Clement worked on climate-change preparedness, particularly for Alaskan Natives in low-lying c…
      - 10 days ago, 5 Sep 19, 10:46am -
    • Straight pride struggles to catch on
      “IT’S HARDER to come out as conservative than gay,” complains David Elkins, a pensioner whose T-shirt reads “It’s OK to be white, straight, and male”. Luckily he found acceptance at Boston’s first straight-pride parade. Behind him a clo…
      - 10 days ago, 5 Sep 19, 10:46am -

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