Well-educated and skilled US job seekers benefited in April Well-educated and skilled US job seekers benefited in April

US consumer borrowing jumps 10 percent in MarchUS consumer borrowing jumps 10 percent in March

A Trump proposal for national debt would send rates soaringA Trump proposal for national debt would send rates soaring

Mike Shedlock Mike Shedlock: It's the Debt, Stupid!

For those still wondering why the global economy is struggling, the simple answer is Its the debt, stupid.

Charles Payne Charles Payne: A Man's Work

It was another difficult session for the stock market particularly the NASDAQ, which has tumbled in 9 of the last 10 sessions (see chart).

Nicholas Vardy Nicholas Vardy: How Warren Buffett Has Made Money in China

Making money in China as an armchair investor is tough.

Political  Calculations Political Calculations: The 2016 Crash of U.S. Imports from China

If you were paying attention to the news yesterday, you probably heard that the United States' trade deficit with the rest of the world hit was the smallest it has been in several years.

BGASC Metals BGASC Metals: FX Friday Global Currency Review & Forecast For 5-6-16

It was bound to happen. U.S. economic data was not encouraging. The Dollar Index* was falling almost in a straight free fall from 95 to 92.50 in just a week. Then, as if on queue, on Tuesday, out came the Fed Presidents talking about how a rate hike in June might happen.

Mike Shedlock Mike Shedlock: GDPNow Ticks Down to 1.7% Despite Trade Gap Narrowing

There was a slew of economic reports out today, and despite the fact that on the surface the reports seemed mildly positive for GDP, the GDPNow Model sees things otherwise.

US GDP growth slowed to 0.5 percent rate in first quarter
Markets Right Now: Wall Street set to join market sell-off
LG Electronics' profit jumps on strong appliance sales
Burger King says hot dogs helped boost US sales
Economic watchdog warns on UK leaving European Union
Apple concerns, Fed meeting keep lid on global stocks
Obama: UK-US trade deal could take a decade after Brexit
McDonald's US sales jump, boosted by all-day breakfast


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