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    • Weekly Economic Release Summary: Coincident Indicators Show A Slowing Economy

      Weekly Economic Release Summary: Coincident Indicators Show A Slowing Economy

      For the last several months, the authors of the Cass Freight Index have  voiced economic concerns : While we are still not ready to turn completely negative in our outlook, we do think it is prudent to become more alert to each additional incoming…
      - 2 days ago, 24 May 19, 1:31pm -
    • Durable Goods Orders Tumble in April

      Durable Goods Orders Tumble in April

      We wake up this morning to a Friday pre market seemingly taking a breather from its negative sentiment most of this trading week and last with a little bit of everything to feed the kitty a softened tone on U S China trade tensions new Durable Goods…
      - 2 days ago, 24 May 19, 1:11pm -
    • After Turbulent Week, Here's What Investors Should Be Watching

      After Turbulent Week, Here's What Investors Should Be Watching

      This week has been a worrying one for investors. Futures are indicating a bit of a bounce back early this morning and if that holds, the net effect of the last five days’ trading will not be that bad, with the S&P 500 losing only around one percent…
      - 2 days ago, 24 May 19, 10:34am -
    • Trade Conflict Escalates

      Trade Conflict Escalates

      Pre market futures are once again in the red this morning following Asian markets tumbling overnight The trade issue on either side of the Pacific Ocean especially with regard to the tech sector continues to wallow in something close to turmoil at th…
      - 3 days ago, 23 May 19, 12:15pm -
    • Fed's FOMC Minutes In Focus

      Fed's FOMC Minutes In Focus

      More retailers are reporting quarterly earnings results as calendar Q1 earnings season finally puts itself in the books Plus we look forward to parsing through the released minutes from the Federal Open Market Committee FOMC which had decided not to…
      - 4 days ago, 22 May 19, 1:09pm -
    • Why the new tax law is still unfair to small business

      Why the new tax law is still unfair to small business

      The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act gave big business a permanent tax cut and some, but not all, small businesses a temporary tax reduction. What's wrong with that
      - 4 days ago, 22 May 19, 11:47am -
    • Earnings Data Deluge

      Earnings Data Deluge

      It s a slow day for new economic data this morning and we ve yet to hear anything newly definitive regarding the U S China trade war at this point today but there are plenty of new quarterly earnings results from a number of retailers Interestingly t…
      - 5 days ago, 21 May 19, 12:10pm -
    • Huawei Affair Again Shows Dangers of Trading On Trump News

      Huawei Affair Again Shows Dangers of Trading On Trump News

      Yesterday, the White House announced a complete embargo on the Chinese tech company Huawei. There have long been suspicions in the U.S. that Huawei are using their U.S. tech sales to in some way benefit the Chinese government, and the tensions that p…
      - 5 days ago, 21 May 19, 10:41am -
    • Equities Find Some Traction while the Dollar Firms

      Equities Find Some Traction while the Dollar Firms

      Overview:   Equities are paring some of their recent losses.  The MSCI Asia Pacific Index is posting its first back-to-back gain in a month, led by a more than 1% rally in China.  Heightened prospects for an Australian rate cut in a few weeks help…
      - 5 days ago, 21 May 19, 8:24am -
    • U.S. Tech Giants Stop Supply to Huawei

      U.S. Tech Giants Stop Supply to Huawei

      Major U S tech companies are taking the next step in the U S China trade war refusing to supply parts and technology to Chinese telecom giant Huawei 160 Intel 160 INTC 160 Qualcomm 160 QCOM and 160 Alphabet 160 GOOGL 160 are declining shipments of co…
      - 6 days ago, 20 May 19, 1:13pm -
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    • America’s natural kidneys need more protection, not less
      EACH SPRING visitors flock to the Muscatatuck wildlife refuge in Indiana. Even under scudding clouds, a shallow lake shimmers. It brims with aquatic plants and is lined with reeds and willows. At least 33 types of dragonfly jostle for space. Four-toe…
      - 3 days ago, 23 May 19, 10:52am -
    • Congress is winning the legal battle against the White House
      THE BARRICADES are up at the White House, where President Donald Trump has vowed to fight “all the subpoenas” flying from Democrats in the House of Representatives. Early engagements have not gone well for Mr Trump. This week he lost two crucial…
      - 3 days ago, 23 May 19, 10:52am -
    • America is turning against facial-recognition software
      THE SALESMEN and women at the International Association of Chiefs of Police technology conference last week were as enthusiastic as ever. This in-car tablet had a tougher coating and less intrusive bezel; that radar gun had a clearer display and a fa…
      - 3 days ago, 23 May 19, 10:52am -
    • Maine’s best-known industry is being pinched
      CHRIS WELCH has been experimenting for months. Restrictive fishing quotas designed to protect herring, the preferred bait for lobster, have pushed him and other Maine lobstermen to various expediencies—less herring, different bait, different bait b…
      - 3 days ago, 23 May 19, 10:52am -
    • American voters don’t care about the economy
      JAMES CARVILLE, who worked for Bill Clinton’s presidential campaign, hung a sign in his Arkansas headquarters in 1992. Designed to keep the candidate on-message, it read: “Change vs. more of the same. The economy, stupid. Don’t forget health ca…
      - 3 days ago, 23 May 19, 10:52am -
    • Kamala Harris is doing better than she deserves
      ONE OF THE reasons—maybe the biggest reason—why Joe Biden is ruling the Democratic primary field is an apparent paucity of convincing alternatives. Pete Buttigieg is dripping with talent, but struggling to reach beyond the liberal MSNBC crowd. El…
      - 3 days ago, 23 May 19, 10:52am -
    • Why some American states are locking up toddlers
      LIKE MANY people in prison, Ada Lynn listens more than she speaks, spends most of her time with people she knows best and is deeply wary of strangers. In fact, when she sees one she tends to burst into tears—because, unlike most people in prison,…
      - 6 days ago, 20 May 19, 2:37pm -
    • If Donald Trump gets another Supreme Court pick...
      CONSERVATIVES MAY not love everything about Donald Trump, but the 45th president’s record of installing federal judges has delighted them. In barely two years in the White House, with guidance from the Federalist Society, a conservative legal organ…
      - 10 days ago, 16 May 19, 11:13am -
    • Incumbency ain’t what it used to be
      DONALD TRUMP’S campaign rallies have had a makeover. Though most of their signature features are still evident— the MAGA hats on sale, the testaments to Mr Trump’s generosity by warm-up speakers, his dramatic arrival by helicopter, Elton John a…
      - 10 days ago, 16 May 19, 11:13am -
    • American life is improving for the lowest paid
      BRAD HOOPER quit his previous job at a grocery in Madison because his boss was “a little crazy”. The manager threatened to sack him and other cashiers for refusing orders to work longer than their agreed hours. Not long ago, Mr Hooper’s decisio…
      - 10 days ago, 16 May 19, 11:13am -

    The Guardian: US Economy

    • Even Trump may ultimately retreat from the cost of the China trade war
      The president’s bullish advisers may be taking a hard line, but the chances of a deal are better than they lookDuring Donald Trump’s campaign to be president, he regularly cited China’s export subsidies as “evil”, and in his manifesto he pl…
      - 15 days ago, 11 May 19, 11:00am -
    • Our obsession with growth is ruining the planet. A Green New Deal can save us | Kate Aronoff
      If we want to head off mass extinction, we should grasp this once-in-a-species chance to throw out the old rules completelyWe seem to be caught between parallel universes. You may have caught a glimpse of the first last week, when GDP was announced t…
      - 16 days ago, 10 May 19, 8:55am -
    • Trump latest in long line of protectionists steering US trade policy
      Trade tariffs have been a recurrent theme of US history ever since the late 18th centuryFor years the rivals had been shaping up for a fight. Eventually, the talking and the insults stopped and there was a duel, and it was America’s leading propone…
      - 16 days ago, 10 May 19, 8:21am -
    • Trump says China agreement 'possible this week' - as it happened
      US is poised to hike tariffs on Chinese goods, as vice-premier Liu He travels to Washington for crunch talks. This live blog has closed. Follow the link below for the latest updates.US-China trade war live updates: tariffs set to rise when deal deadl…
      - 17 days ago, 9 May 19, 6:07pm -
    • How to fix capitalism: nine expert solutions for America's broken system
      Discontent with America’s economic system is widespread, so could tax credits, transport subsidies or better childcare help? Or is capitalism not broken at all? Steven PearlsteinSteven Pearlstein is a business and economics columnist for the Washin…
      - 18 days ago, 8 May 19, 6:00am -
    • Dow suffers biggest fall since January as trade war fears mount - as it happened
      Trade war fears send the Dow Jones down by over 500 points, as London stock market hits one-month lowLatest: New York closeFTSE and Wall Street in the redEC downgrades growth forecastsChristine Lagarde warns global growth at riskChina-US talks WILL t…
      - 19 days ago, 7 May 19, 4:37pm -
    • US jobs report: April continues growth as 263,000 jobs added
      Economy has now added jobs every month for 103 months in a row as wages rose an annual rate of 3.2%The US economy added 263,000 jobs in April, continuing an unprecedented run of jobs growth as the unemployment rate fell to 3.6%, a near 50-year low.Th…
      - 23 days ago, 3 May 19, 8:43am -
    • Stephen Moore: Trump's Federal Reserve pick withdraws nomination
      President said on Twitter Moore ‘decided to withdraw’ just hours after Moore insisted he was ‘all in’Follow the latest US politics newsStephen Moore, the conservative economics commentator, will no longer be nominated to the Federal Reserve b…
      - 24 days ago, 2 May 19, 1:36pm -
    • Six people who prove capitalism is broken in America
      Over the last few years, the Guardian talked to many people for whom capitalism isn’t working – here are a few of their storiesWork hard, get paid, thrive. That’s the way the system is supposed to work. If you’re not thriving, according to th…
      - 24 days ago, 2 May 19, 8:21am -
    • Stephen Moore, Trump's Fed pick, underpaid ex-wife's alimony for years
      New finding may present an additional obstacle for Moore’s selection for a position on the world’s most powerful central bankUpdate: Trump’s Federal Reserve pick withdraws nominationStephen Moore, Donald Trump’s embattled pick for the Federal…
      - 24 days ago, 2 May 19, 2:00am -

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