Tue, Sep 01, 2015

Mike Shedlock | September 01, 2015

The Chicago PMI reading came in just shy of the Bloomberg Econoday Estimate of 54.9.

Political Calculations | September 01, 2015

From time to time, we'll conclude our more remarkable posts with the phrase "Welcome back to the cutting edge!" We're going to do that again today.

Doug Fabian | September 01, 2015

Even in market areas that are underperforming, there always are some stocks and funds that hold up better than the rest, demonstrating remarkable relative strength.

Bryan Perry | September 01, 2015

Recent calls by the Chinese government and other nations for a single global currency sent shivers down the spines of dollar bills at futures exchanges in New York and Chicago.

Wall Street Daily | September 01, 2015

Japan reported this week that gross domestic product (GDP) contracted by 0.4%, or 1.6% on an annualized basis, during the second quarter.

Peter Morici | September 01, 2015

U.S. stocks have endured a lot of turmoil but recent shocks have made apparent important facts about China and the shifting global economy long ignored by many analysts and investors. Those bode well for America and the bull market should soon resume.

Bruce Wiliams | September 01, 2015

DEAR BRUCE: I am a baby boomer who's 64 years old. I will be a first-time home buyer next year. Which is the better choice for me, a single family home or private condominium? -- W.B.

Mon, Aug 31, 2015

Mike Shedlock | August 31, 2015

In the wake of reneging on major election promises, Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras resigned and called for snap elections. He did so out of fear of losing a vote of confidence that would have forced the same result down the road.

Daniel J. Mitchell | August 31, 2015

Socialism is an economic failure. International socialism didnt work in the Soviet Union. National socialism didnt work in Germany. And democratic socialism, while avoiding the horrors of its communist and Nazi cousins, also has been a flop.

Harvey Mackay | August 31, 2015

It's getting easier and easier to navigate the highways and byways through the magic of GPS -- the Global Positioning System. The service is in your car, your phone, your tablet, your watch. You are running out of excuses for not getting to where you want to go.

Bob Goldman | August 31, 2015

Be honest now: Has anyone at your workplace ever told management that you are the most obnoxious, most difficult, most boring employee in the entire company?

Edith Lank | August 31, 2015

Dear Edith: We got an offer on our home for $365,000, got the appraisal back from the buyer's lender for $365,000. Five days later, the lender reviewed the appraisal and changed it to $350,000 (exactly the price the buyers wanted before negotiations.) So I guess what I'm asking is what good is an appraisal if the lender is going to tell you what your house is worth? -- askedith.com

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