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  • EIA Petroleum Inventories [View news story]
    atta boy Todd.
    Sep 10, 2015. 11:17 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • On the hour [View news story]
    The big boys like this. Their super fast computers are making them money on these market swings.
    Sep 4, 2015. 11:31 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Futures hold losses after jobs number [View news story]
    I agree with '77
    Sep 4, 2015. 09:16 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Jobs up 173K in August; UE rate drops to 5.1% [View news story]
    What I saw in the figures is muddy water. I don't think there is a clear indication in any directions. Or did I miss something?
    Sep 4, 2015. 08:46 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Nonfarm employment growth lower than expected in August [View news story]
    I for one think the Repubs need to get off their butts and raise the necessary taxes so that US's aging infrastructure can be rebuilt and create a ton of good paying construction jobs! This country has to spend money to make money.
    Sep 2, 2015. 08:59 AM | 6 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Wal-Mart to stop selling some rifle models [View news story]
    Aug 26, 2015. 03:41 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Futures hit circuit breakers, presaging ugly day [View news story]
    Aug 24, 2015. 10:10 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Futures hit circuit breakers, presaging ugly day [View news story]
    Capitulation? There has already been a 500 point bounce since the open.
    Aug 24, 2015. 09:44 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Political issues slow broad Chick-fil-A expansion [View news story]
    free speech is a two way street. Chick-fil-A has the right to continue with their stance on same sex marriage and the politicians have the right to vote based on what they think is best economically. Personally I don't agree with Chick-Fil-A but I will defend their right to freedom of speech and expression of their beliefs. And I will defend that right for everyone and everything whether I believe in it or not. This is the United States and there isn't any part of the US Constitution that is unconstitutional!
    Aug 21, 2015. 11:54 AM | 8 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Futures rebound from lows, but still point to red open [View news story]
    Will the shorts hold through the weekend; or, will they cover and take some profits?
    Aug 21, 2015. 07:46 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Initial Jobless Claims at 277K [View news story]
    low pay and the disappearing middle class is why the economy is struggling. There aren't enough customers! As Henry Ford said.....the best customer for my cars is a well paid worker.
    Aug 20, 2015. 09:30 AM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Europe extends losses as yuan devaluation deepens [View news story]
    Not being a Nobel prize winning economist my thoughts are worth something less than a grain of salt. That said. I consider China's devaluation of the Yuan as a sign of how bad the Chinese economy is and how desperate the Chinese Government is to fix it.
    Aug 12, 2015. 08:10 AM | 6 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Greek stocks can't hold gains [View news story]
    What Greece needed was a package that would allow them to regain their financial footing. Granted they haven't shown any indication in the past that the are willing to make the hard decisions necessary to make this happen. But, hard line conservatives, like Ms Merkel, have pretty much guaranteed that Greece will again be in default down the road.
    Jul 13, 2015. 11:37 AM | 6 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Illinois Supreme Court strikes down pension overhaul [View news story]
    Into dark shadows your were never out of the dark ...... The Illinois legislature did the same thing with the pension contributions the US Congress did with the Social Security Trust Fund..... They spent the money on something else! So now to make up for the Legislatures ignorance we penalize retirees. There is no telling how many hundreds of thousand of dollars was given up in wages to get a retirement at this level. A typical idiotic Republican solution to a problem they helped to create...... take the money from the poor and middle class. Thank God it was against the Illinois Constitution..... Or do you Republicans think that Constitutions should be followed only if you agree? This is another reason I packed my bags and left the Republican party about 10 years ago. I consider myself a "reformed" Republican which I equate to being a reformed axe murderer.
    May 8, 2015. 04:50 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • FCC votes 3-2 for tough net neutrality regulation [View news story]
    Again for you doubters about the good of net neutrality, read about the internet in Europe. European internet smokes the US internet and they have been regulated as public utility for a long time.
    Feb 26, 2015. 02:30 PM | 16 Likes Like |Link to Comment