Saturday, May 30, 2015 08:13 AM
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Since the end of the Great Recession, American economic growth rates have been quite modest, particularly when compared to historical levels as shown on this chart
Real growth rates (i.e corrected for inflation)
As most of us are aware, Monsanto
is a major supplier of the world's food through its corn, cotton, canola and soybean seed (germplasm) business. The company had net sales of $15.855 billion
in 2014 and net income of $2.74 billion and has set a long-term target of
Oil prices have rebounded strongly since March. The benchmark WTI prices soared by more than 36 percent in two months, and Brent has jumped by more than 25 percent. There is a newfound bullishness in the oil markets – net long positions on Brent crude
Is US shale about to make a comeback?
I want to open this posting with a definition. The Federal Funds Rate (more commonly known as the Fed Funds Rate) is:
"...the interest rate at which depository institutions trade federal funds (balances held at Federal Reserve
An interesting article by Walker Todd at the American Institute for Economic Research entitled "The Problem of Excess Reserves, Then Now
" looks at excess banking system reserves held by the Federal Reserve and analyzes, in a historical context, whether these reserves are going to
The Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) new mercury pollution regulations that took effect last month opened the flood gates for a new multi-billion-dollar energy industry that has investors scrambling to get in on second-generation technology poised for massive revenue gains.
The latest version of the Household Debt and Credit Report
from the New York Federal Reserve Bank shows that household debt levels continue to rise, reaching their highest level in the fourth quarter of 2014 since the Great Recession.
Do you have faith in your local police department?