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Stocks rebound with Deutsche Bank as risky financials look cheap (1679993)

Markets were mixed again on Friday. The S&P 500 rose 0.8 percent but the STOXX Europe 600 was flat and the Nikkei 225 tumbled 1.5 percent. Markets have been driven by concerns over Deutsche Bank in recent days and it was no different on Friday. The...



Trump and the stock market: what was the debate about?

The two people (Wolfers and Ozimek) who did the empirical work did a great job, but much of the rest of the exchange from other commentators has missed the point. If you approach the debate as an emotional referendum on how good or bad Trump (Clinton)...



‘The Crow’ Reboot: What We Know So Far

The Crow reboot has been plagued with production issues and other behind-the-scenes problems for years, but it looks like the project is now officially back on track. With a new star reportedly locked in, the film is finally moving forward and is on...



Obama Administration Planning To Circumvent Congress To Bail Out Health Insurers

Obama Administration Planning To Circumvent Congress To Bail Out Health Insurers Plan defies congressional prohibition on use of taxpayer funds for risk corridors program Washington, DC– FreedomWorks today blasted the Obama administration for...



NYT, Not Trump, Is Wrong About China's Currency

A headline of a NYT business section piece confidently told its readers that "China manipulates its currency, but not in the way Trump claims." The gist of the argument is that China has recently sold off some of its foreign exchange reserves...



Trump and the markets

I probably have pretty much the same (negative) view of Trump as does Tyler Cowen.  But I’m not particularly surprised by the stock market evidence that Tyler presents, suggesting that the election of Trump would not have much impact on...



Mankiw on Navarro – a Teachable Moment?

I’m not known to praise Greg Mankiw often but this post on the Navarro nonsense was worth the read: Their analysis of trade deficits, starting on page 18, boils down to the following: We know that GDP=C+I+G+NX. NX is negative (the trade deficit)....



WSJ Editorial Board Member Backs Clinton

Dorothy Rabinowitz, a member of the Wall Street Journal‘s editorial board, has endorsed Hillary Clinton: The end of the election is now in sight. Some among the anti-Hillary brigades have decided, in deference to their exquisite sensibilities,...



More cases of mysterious rash reported in California schools

More cases of mysterious rash reported in California schoolsAs experts try to determine what is causing a rash-like skin irritation in students and staff members at Lake Forest Elementary school, five more cases have been reported to district members,...



More New Features for Facebook’s Analytics for Apps

Facebook released more new features for its Analytics for Apps: support for web analytics, improved cross-device analytics, user properties and updated sharing insights. The social network introduced Analytics for Apps at F8 in March 2015, and updates...



Robot replaces parent...

Robot replaces parent...(Second column, 5th story, link) ...



GDP growth gains more than expected

The U.S. economy grew at a modestly faster pace in the second quarter than previously estimated, the government...



Greg Mankiw's Blog: A Trailer for the Pigou Club

via gregmankiw.blogspot.com From YouTube: From Academy Award®-winning filmmaker Fisher Stevens and Academy Award-winning actor, and environmental activist Leonardo DiCaprio, BEFORE THE FLOOD presents a riveting account of the dramatic changes now...



LAME DUCK OBAMA OVERRULED

LAME DUCK OBAMA OVERRULED(Main headline, 1st story, link) ...



It's not just Wells Fargo: executives who get the golden ax

It's not just Wells Fargo: executives who get the golden axIt's the definition of "failing upwards." It's become almost rote that when executives resign in disgrace they get to walk away with massive paydays.This time around,...



Germany is denying it's preparing to bailout Deutsche Bank

The German government has denied claims that it is in the process of preparing a bailout package for the country's biggest lender, Deutsche Bank. Earlier on Wednesday, German newspaper Die Zeit reported that officials in the state are in the process...



U.S. warns Samsung washing machine owners after explosion reports

U.S. regulators are warning owners of top-loading Samsung washing machines following reports that some have...



5 of Donald Trump’s Favorite Sports Teams

Donald Trump speaks to the media about a partnership with the PGA. | Mike Stobe/Getty Images for PGA of America When we think about Donald Trump and pro sports, it’s usually because we’re picturing him taking over NFL logos. That...



One of China’s richest men is warning about the 'biggest bubble in history'

Chinese billionaire Wang Jianlin is worried about the country's real estate market. The tycoon who made his fortune in the real estate market and owns China's largest real estate developer, Dalian Wanda Group, appeared on CNNMoney...



Amazon is expanding into a huge new market and some smart investors think it’s bad news for the stock (AMZN)

Amazon shares have been on an absolute tear over the past couple years.  The stock passed the $800 mark for the first time last week, and is now trading at an all-time high of about $830 per share. Just two years ago, in October 2014,...



VAT Of Deplorables

Trump picks terrible advisors,...



At The Doctor’s Office: 3 Times When You Should Get a Second Opinion

If you’ve recently been diagnosed with an illness, you’re probably still feeling the aftershocks of the experience. You may be feeling a confusing mix of emotions, and you’re not sure what to do or how to return as quickly as...



EEK! Those Power Plants Are Spewing Water Into the Atmosphere!

Yet another media article on CO2 illustrated with steam plumes ...



Who Sets The Price Of Oil? Wall Street Speculators?

Members of our "Planet Money" team recently got into the oil business. They learned one of the most basic questions about the business is: who sets the price of oil? Speculators are often...



Wells Fargo CEO to give up $41 million in pay after sales scandal



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Trump and the markets

I probably have pretty much the same (negative) view of Trump as does Tyler Cowen.  But I’m not particularly surprised by the stock market evidence that Tyler presents, suggesting that the election of Trump would not have much impact on...



‘The Crow’ Reboot: What We Know So Far

The Crow reboot has been plagued with production issues and other behind-the-scenes problems for years, but it looks like the project is now officially back on track. With a new star reportedly locked in, the film is finally moving forward and is on...



Mankiw on Navarro – a Teachable Moment?

I’m not known to praise Greg Mankiw often but this post on the Navarro nonsense was worth the read: Their analysis of trade deficits, starting on page 18, boils down to the following: We know that GDP=C+I+G+NX. NX is negative (the trade deficit)....



NYT, Not Trump, Is Wrong About China's Currency

A headline of a NYT business section piece confidently told its readers that "China manipulates its currency, but not in the way Trump claims." The gist of the argument is that China has recently sold off some of its foreign exchange reserves...



WSJ Editorial Board Member Backs Clinton

Dorothy Rabinowitz, a member of the Wall Street Journal‘s editorial board, has endorsed Hillary Clinton: The end of the election is now in sight. Some among the anti-Hillary brigades have decided, in deference to their exquisite sensibilities,...



Obama Administration Planning To Circumvent Congress To Bail Out Health Insurers

Obama Administration Planning To Circumvent Congress To Bail Out Health Insurers Plan defies congressional prohibition on use of taxpayer funds for risk corridors program Washington, DC– FreedomWorks today blasted the Obama administration for...



Germany is denying it's preparing to bailout Deutsche Bank

The German government has denied claims that it is in the process of preparing a bailout package for the country's biggest lender, Deutsche Bank. Earlier on Wednesday, German newspaper Die Zeit reported that officials in the state are in the process...



Wells Fargo CEO to give up $41 million in pay after sales scandal

The bank's board has launched an indepdenent investigation into the company's retail...



Greg Mankiw's Blog: A Trailer for the Pigou Club

via gregmankiw.blogspot.com From YouTube: From Academy Award®-winning filmmaker Fisher Stevens and Academy Award-winning actor, and environmental activist Leonardo DiCaprio, BEFORE THE FLOOD presents a riveting account of the dramatic changes now...



GDP growth gains more than expected

The U.S. economy grew at a modestly faster pace in the second quarter than previously estimated, the government...



‘Luke Cage’ on Netflix: What to Expect in Season 1

If you’re like me, you went into Netflix’s Marvel series Jessica Jones having no knowledge of who Luke Cage was or why he mattered, and emerged on the other side eagerly awaiting the release of the impenetrable hero’s own...



Global activity now led by the emerging economies

In last month’s report on the Fulcrum nowcasts for global economic activity, we documented a marked pick-up in growth rates in many big economies, ending a prolonged period in the doldrums. At that time, global growth was running slightly above...



More cases of mysterious rash reported in California schools

More cases of mysterious rash reported in California schoolsAs experts try to determine what is causing a rash-like skin irritation in students and staff members at Lake Forest Elementary school, five more cases have been reported to district members,...



Bella Hadid takes a tumble at Michael Kors runway show -- but still looks stunning

Bella Hadid takes a tumble at Michael Kors runway show -- but still looks stunningMichael Kors unveiled his Spring 2017 collection during New York Fashion Week Wednesday morning -- and among the models who walked the runway were Kendall Jenner and Gigi...



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...



More New Features for Facebook’s Analytics for Apps

Facebook released more new features for its Analytics for Apps: support for web analytics, improved cross-device analytics, user properties and updated sharing insights. The social network introduced Analytics for Apps at F8 in March 2015, and updates...



Robot replaces parent...

Robot replaces parent...(Second column, 5th story, link) ...



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...



Stocks rebound with Deutsche Bank as risky financials look cheap (1679993)

Markets were mixed again on Friday. The S&P 500 rose 0.8 percent but the STOXX Europe 600 was flat and the Nikkei 225 tumbled 1.5 percent. Markets have been driven by concerns over Deutsche Bank in recent days and it was no different on Friday. The...