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CRUDE TUMBLES...

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No cut!

As per Opec tradition, the cartel’s decision on Thursday has been leaked to wire reporters from Bloomberg and Reuters who are citing delegates stating… OPEC KEEPS OIL PRODUCTION TARGET UNCHANGED AT 30M B/D: DELEGATE, BBGContinue...



Is America’s Education Problem Really Just a Teacher Problem? A New Freakonomics Radio Podcast

(Photo: Ethan Pines) We’ve all heard the depressing numbers: when compared to kids from other rich countries, U.S. students aren’t doing very well, especially in math, even though we spend more money per student than most other...



Daily Demand and Supply: On Thanksgiving, Americans are grateful OPEC can't get their act together

OPEC countries failed Thursday to agree to a cut in oil production that was desperately sought by some member states worried about the recent drop in prices. Officials met for six hours of negotiations in Vienna. It would have been the first cut in...



Something to be thankful for: the US government has finally stopped holding back the recovery

It’s no secret that spending cuts (and tax hikes) have retarded America’s growth for the past four years. But data from the Bureau of Economic Analysis suggests that the era of austerity may finally have ended. The following chart...



Thanksgiving Travel Nightmare: Over 700 Flights Canceled, Major Storms; Black Friday Ice; Please Drive Safely

If you are traveling tonight or tomorrow, please take extra time.If you are traveling by plane, please check your flight schedule. Hundreds of flights have been cancelled, thousands of other flights delayed.Thanksgiving Travel NightmareAccuweather...



GoPro Developing Line of Consumer Drones

GoPro is developing its own line of consumer drones to expand from its core business of making wearable video cameras popular with surfers and other sports...



Keynes Is Slowly Winning



U.S. Consumer Spending Up 0.2% in October

U.S. consumer spending picked up in October, though the modest pace suggests that American households remain cautious heading into the holiday shopping...



Wall Street Journal and Charles Schumer on Obamacare

The Wall Street Journal applauded Senator Charles Schumer for saying that the Democrats made a mistake by pursuing health care reform rather than promoting economic recovery. This of course raises the obvious question, what policies exactly would Senator...



FINANCIAL ADVISOR INSIGHTS: India Is Loving Low Oil Prices

FA Insights is a daily newsletter from Business Insider that delivers the top news and commentary for financial advisers. Cheap Oil Is Giving India A Huge Boost (Investment News) "The government of India provides a lot of oil...



6,963 Views (Have A Nice Holiday)

When I first saw "The Newsroom" clip, after I stopped laughing, I thought I would dust off my science chops to get to the bottom of that sea level question. It wasn't too hard—it took about and hour and half to get...

Watch the Video > Post includes YouTube video


GOP Takes Revenge Over Immigration Order in Tax Bill. Obama Tells Them to Pound Sand.

Danny Vinik describes the tax extender package currently wending its way through Congress: Imagine somebody asked you to imagine the worst possible deal on taxes. It'd probably have the following qualities: It would be bad for the...



Twitter Eyes Buyout of Justin Bieber-Backed Selfie App Shots

SAN FRANCISCO ( TheStreet) -- Twitter  reportedly has held talks to acquire selfie app developer Shots Mobile, which is backed by pop singer Justin Bieber, according to a CNBC  report. Investors may ultimately like such a...



Chemical Activity Hits All Time High [CHARTS]

Chemical Activity Hits All Time High by Todd Sullivan, ValuePlays “Davidson” submits: While many have fretted over the short lived market swoon we experienced in October, the Chemical Activity Barometer(CAB) hit a new high in the...



Why Didn’t New Jersey See More Declines in Household Debt?

The New York Fed’s latest report on household debt shows that the so-called deleveraging process, by which households reduced their debt burdens following the recession, has ended after around five years. Tuesday’s report reveals one...



New rules to require restaurants, stores, vending machines to post calorie content 'clearly and conspicuously'...

New rules to require restaurants, stores, vending machines to post calorie content 'clearly and conspicuously'...(Second column, 8th story, link)Related stories:FDA: What's covered... ...



What Internet Users Know about Technology and the Web

Three-quarters of online Americans know which is bigger, a megabyte or a kilobyte, but only 9% are able to correctly identify the first widely popular graphical web browser. How much do you know about the web and digital...



Pew poll: Limited knowledge on privacy policies, more on net neutrality

U.S. Internet users have a limited understanding of what net neutrality means and what protections are contained in company privacy policies, according to the results of a national survey by the Pew Research Center.Just 61 percent of people responding...



Inequality and the Internet

Today, nearly every resident of a developed country can easily afford a smartphone, thereby gaining inexpensive access to a universe of human knowledge that, until a generation ago, only the richest could afford. Is it possible that conventional measures...



Apple could be worth $175 billion more, if it hits $150 target!

  CLICK ON CHART TO ENLARGE Apple breaks through the $700 Billion in market cap value today, a level not too many stocks have ever reached in history! Apple could add another $175 in market cap if this is hit! Two weeks ago today the Power of...



U.S. GDP Registers Best Consecutive Quarters of Growth Since ’03

U.S. gross domestic product expanded at an average 4.25% pace over the second and third quarters this year, the best two consecutive quarters since 2003′s third and fourth quarters came in at 5.85%. The resurgent growth alongside steady labor...



Valuation Analysis Of The Best Small Companies of 2014

Prepare to Make Money in 2015 with the Best Small Companies of 2014 by Jae Jun, Old School Value Written by Jae Jun follow me on Facebook Twitter Each year, Forbes releases their list of the best small companies in October. Why October? I don’t...



OECD Warns on Eurozone Economy

The eurozone needs monetary stimulus and a softening of fiscal discipline to ward off the threat of persistent economic stagnation, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development...



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The GOP Reaction to Obama's Immigration Order Will Be Way More Damaging Than You Realize

There are several reasons why Obama’s executive action on immigration has put Republicans in a terrible bind. There’s the fact that conservatives are likely to respond by...



GOP Takes Revenge Over Immigration Order in Tax Bill. Obama Tells Them to Pound Sand.

Danny Vinik describes the tax extender package currently wending its way through Congress: Imagine somebody asked you to imagine the worst possible deal on taxes. It'd probably have the following qualities: It would be bad for the...



Thanksgiving Travel Nightmare: Over 700 Flights Canceled, Major Storms; Black Friday Ice; Please Drive Safely

If you are traveling tonight or tomorrow, please take extra time.If you are traveling by plane, please check your flight schedule. Hundreds of flights have been cancelled, thousands of other flights delayed.Thanksgiving Travel NightmareAccuweather...



U.S. Consumer Spending Up 0.2% in October

U.S. consumer spending picked up in October, though the modest pace suggests that American households remain cautious heading into the holiday shopping...



Keynes Is Slowly Winning

In the long run, wrong ideas are sort of...



New rules to require restaurants, stores, vending machines to post calorie content 'clearly and conspicuously'...

New rules to require restaurants, stores, vending machines to post calorie content 'clearly and conspicuously'...(Second column, 8th story, link)Related stories:FDA: What's covered... ...



6,963 Views (Have A Nice Holiday)

When I first saw "The Newsroom" clip, after I stopped laughing, I thought I would dust off my science chops to get to the bottom of that sea level question. It wasn't too hard—it took about and hour and half to get...

Watch the Video > Post includes YouTube video


OPEC TAKES AIM AT AMERICAN SHALE

OPEC TAKES AIM AT AMERICAN SHALE(Main headline, 1st story, link) ...



Something to be thankful for: the US government has finally stopped holding back the recovery

It’s no secret that spending cuts (and tax hikes) have retarded America’s growth for the past four years. But data from the Bureau of Economic Analysis suggests that the era of austerity may finally have ended. The following chart...



Gundlach: Why I like Tesla

DoubleLine CEO Jeffrey Gundlach made his name as a bond expert, but he's still got plenty to say about certain...



GoPro Developing Line of Consumer Drones

GoPro is developing its own line of consumer drones to expand from its core business of making wearable video cameras popular with surfers and other sports...



Twitter Eyes Buyout of Justin Bieber-Backed Selfie App Shots

SAN FRANCISCO ( TheStreet) -- Twitter  reportedly has held talks to acquire selfie app developer Shots Mobile, which is backed by pop singer Justin Bieber, according to a CNBC  report. Investors may ultimately like such a...



FINANCIAL ADVISOR INSIGHTS: India Is Loving Low Oil Prices

FA Insights is a daily newsletter from Business Insider that delivers the top news and commentary for financial advisers. Cheap Oil Is Giving India A Huge Boost (Investment News) "The government of India provides a lot of oil...



Here's Why Ferguson Protesters Don't Accept the Michael Brown Decision

Protests have started in Ferguson, following the announcement that Officer Darren Wilson will not face charges in the August 9 shooting death of unarmed teenager Michael Brown. A...



'Lower Oil Prices and the U.S. Economy'

Jim Hamilton: Lower oil prices and the U.S. economy: ... The current price of gasoline is 80 cents/gallon below what it has averaged over the last 3 years. Last year Americans consumed 135 billion gallons of gasoline. That means that if prices stay...



CRUDE TUMBLES...

CRUDE TUMBLES...(Top headline, 2nd story, link)Related stories:OIL OUTPUT ON HOLD... ...



Is America’s Education Problem Really Just a Teacher Problem? A New Freakonomics Radio Podcast

(Photo: Ethan Pines) We’ve all heard the depressing numbers: when compared to kids from other rich countries, U.S. students aren’t doing very well, especially in math, even though we spend more money per student than most other...



No cut!

As per Opec tradition, the cartel’s decision on Thursday has been leaked to wire reporters from Bloomberg and Reuters who are citing delegates stating… OPEC KEEPS OIL PRODUCTION TARGET UNCHANGED AT 30M B/D: DELEGATE, BBGContinue...



Daily Demand and Supply: On Thanksgiving, Americans are grateful OPEC can't get their act together

OPEC countries failed Thursday to agree to a cut in oil production that was desperately sought by some member states worried about the recent drop in prices. Officials met for six hours of negotiations in Vienna. It would have been the first cut in...



Wall Street Journal and Charles Schumer on Obamacare

The Wall Street Journal applauded Senator Charles Schumer for saying that the Democrats made a mistake by pursuing health care reform rather than promoting economic recovery. This of course raises the obvious question, what policies exactly would Senator...