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Trump versus Clinton on the economy: highlights from the presidential debate



What Donald Trump Means When He Talks About Stop-and-Frisk

Midway through the first presidential debate of the 2016 election, moderator Lester Holt asked Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump to tackle the racial divide. How would they bridge the gap between Americans with vastly different experiences of the...



6 of Donald Trump’s Favorite Recipes

No matter where you fall on the Donald Trump love-hate spectrum, you can’t deny the 2016 Republican presidential nominee’s popularity. Maybe it’s his tax strategy, his relationship know-how, or...



Stocks fall, US corporate earnings expected to decline again in third quarter (1678735)

Stock markets fell on Monday. The S&P 500 fell 0.9 percent, the STOXX Europe plunged 1.6 percent and the Nikkei 225 tumbled 1.3 percent. The declines were led by bank stocks amid concerns Deutsche Bank will need to raise capital following an...



BLOOMBERG: RACE TURNS INTO DEAD HEAT...

BLOOMBERG: RACE TURNS INTO DEAD HEAT...(Second column, 3rd story, link)Related stories:POLLS, POLLS...State of Electoral Map...Hillary's Instantaneous Health Morph...PROOF: FBI never had intention of prosecuting Her... ...



I Nominate This For Worst Idea Ever for a Movie Based on a Game

Fruit Ninja movie ...



Advertising: Making Video Ads That Work on Facebook’s Silent Screen

Marketers trying to reach an increasingly fractured and fickle social media audience are struggling to make ads when one version may not work...



"Dr. Lisa Bardack’s Faustian Bargain"

This is as complete a discussion as I've seen of the unanswered questions about Hillary's health.  ...



WASH POST: RACE TURNS INTO DEAD HEAT...

WASH POST: RACE TURNS INTO DEAD HEAT...(Second column, 3rd story, link)Related stories:PROOF: FBI never had intention of prosecuting Hillary...Obama whopper ...POLLS, POLLS...AMAZON steps in to 'fix' Clinton book review...If she loses, Dems...



7 of the Healthiest Breakfast Cereals You Can Eat

Everyone knows it’s important to start your day with a healthy breakfast, but that doesn’t mean it always happens. Often, it’s little more than coffee or you wind up grabbing a calorie-packed pastry. Even with breakfast...



UNCONVENTIONAL PREP...

UNCONVENTIONAL PREP...(Top headline, 2nd story, link)Related stories:Trump threatens to bring Gennifer Flowers to debate...Colorado to decide election?Dead people voting... ...



Record Numbers Expected for First Debate

“The uniquely uncivil presidential campaign is about to produce one of the biggest civic gatherings in decades: For 90 minutes on Monday night, a polarized nation will pause to watch the first head-to-head encounter between Hillary Clinton and...



Headed for win, says professor who correctly predicted past 30 years...

Headed for win, says professor who correctly predicted past 30 years...(First column, 5th story, link)Related stories:TRUMP'S PATH...KIM KARDASHIAN RETHINKING CLINTON ENDORSEMENT...Cruz Comes Around...STREISAND: NOT SO FAST, DONALD!Springsteen calls...



Snapchat Releases First Hardware Product: Spectacles

Evan Spiegel, CEO of renamed Snap Inc., calls the video-sharing sunglasses “a toy” but sees an upside to freeing his app from smartphone...



Links for 09-24-16

Rethinking Macroeconomic Theory Before the Next Crisis - INET How Obama has narrowed the income inequality gap - The Washington Post Paul Romer, the “All Models Are False” Dodge - Uneasy Money Is the Digital Economy Much Less Competitive...



Suggested Resignation Letter for Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf

A suggested resignation letter for Wells Fargo's CEO John Stumpf in the wake of the recent fraudulent accounts...



5 Quick and Easy 5-Ingredient Breakfast Recipes

There isn’t always time to concoct an elaborate breakfast before work, but we don’t have to sacrifice a tasty and filling morning meal for the sake of making a bus or train. As most of us probably know by now, skipping breakfast...



The Myth Of Political Consultants

Political consultants have sex in the shower with their buxom assistants. They fly around the country in plush jets, which they own. They cleverly manipulate the political system. They strip candidate after candidate of their real personalities and...



Charlotte shooting video: Footage shows fatal encounter between police, Keith Lamont Scott

Charlotte shooting video: Footage shows fatal encounter between police, Keith Lamont ScottUnsettling footage obtained exclusively by NBC News shows the moments leading up to the fatal police shooting of Keith Lamont Scott in Charlotte, North Carolina.The...



Should You Buy the Luxury Car, or Go for a Loaded Cruiser?

Kia K900 | Source: Kia Sometimes it’s easy to get wrapped up in it all, especially when you spend so much time dealing with so much hyperbolic promotional material from auto manufacturers. “Sure,” you think, “the...



Global Stock Rally Peters Out

Global stocks struggled for traction as falling oil prices put the brakes on a rally. Still, most major stock markets were on track to end the week with solid...



The Sinocism China Newsletter 09.23.16

THE ESSENTIAL EIGHT 1. Lawmakers Raise Questions About Wanda’s Chinese Investment in Hollywood | Variety  The latest salvo came in a letter from 16 members of Congress last week, which called for closer scrutiny of Chinese investment...



Twitter reportedly considering a sale, with Google and Salesforce circling

The blue bird may finally find a new home. Twitter has received interest in a potential purchase, CNBC reported via anonymous sources Friday, which could lead to a bid in the near future. News of the report sent Twitter shares climbing by 21 percent in...



Exclusive: Japan's antitrust watchdog considers action against Apple, carriers - sources

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese regulators are considering taking action against Apple Inc over possible antitrust violations that may have helped it dominate the nation's smartphone sales, government sources said, a move that could hit the...



7 Unhealthiest Pumpkin-Flavored Snacks You Should Never Eat

Fall is well on its way, meaning that it’s about that time of year for pumpkin-flavored everything. This season, you’ll be able to find everything from cereal to coffee creamer with the the fall flavor. Unfortunately, as...



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Brad Pitt reportedly under investigation for alleged child abuse

Brad Pitt is reportedly under investigation for child abuse, according to TMZ.  Citing anonymous sources, the site writes, "Brad, Angelina and their kids were on a flight last Wednesday when he allegedly got wasted on the private jet. He...



Morning News: September 21, 2016

OECD Sees Growth Flounder as ‘Globalization Stalls’ BOJ Shifts Policy Framework to Targeting Japan’s Yield Curve These Fed Speeches and Data Killed September Rate Hike Expectations Wells Fargo’s Incentives Go Awry VW Faces...



Fed Votes 7-3 to Keep Rates on Hold

Several Fed presidents wanted a rate hike, but the Board stayed united: Press Release, Release Date: September 21, 2016, For release at 2:00 p.m. EDT: Information received since the Federal Open Market Committee met in July indicates that the labor...



18Sep/BIS Quarterly Review, September 2016

BIS Quarterly Review for September 2016: Dissonant markets? Special features on "Covered interest parity lost: understanding the cross-currency basis", "Foreign exchange market intervention in EMEs: what has changed?",...



Facebook Messenger Adds iOS 10 CallKit Support

Earlier this month, Apple introduced CallKit framework with iOS 10. CallKit allows third-party apps to make their communications behave like iOS’ standard Phone app on the lockscreen with a similar set of controls. Facebook has pushed out an...



Robert Shiller on Open Borders

Nobelist Robert Shiller writes that the next revolution will be an anti-national revolution: For the past several centuries, the world has experienced a sequence of intellectual revolutions against oppression of one sort or another. These revolutions...



SCHLAFLY DEAD...

SCHLAFLY DEAD...(Second column, 1st story, link)Related stories:HER FINAL COLUMN: TRUMP AND REAGAN... ...



Markets higher but "will be lower" (1673421)

Markets mostly rose on Thursday. The S&P 500 rose 1.0 percent and the STOXX Europe 600 rose 0.6 percent. However, the Nikkei 225 fell 1.3 percent. Oil prices rose, with US crude rising 0.8 percent. The yield on the US 10-year Treasury note rose to...



Trump versus Clinton on the economy: highlights from the presidential debate

Here’s what the candidates had to say about taxes, trade and Trump’s...



Wells Fargo Fires 5,000 Employees Over Fake Accounts

Wells Fargo Bank is to pay $185 million in penalties after thousands of workers were found to have earned bonuses by illegally creating accounts for customers without their...



Further reading

Elsewhere on Monday, - Gavyn Davies: What investors should know about R* - Today’s angsty market wrap is brought you by Polemic’s Pains. - Also, from Macro Man, “we shall have an important litmus test today, when dove ne...