The OBAMA PRESIDENCY SOME WILL APPRECIATE THIS AND SOME WILL NOT. HOWEVER, ALL OF IT IS TRUE. After three years of Obama, Here is your change … The first number is from January, 2009 and the second number of from last week. The third is the precent change when applicable. Avg. Retail price/gallon gas in […]
Archive for May, 2012
Ray Dalio, fabled hedge-fund manager, says the U.S. has done a “beautiful” job delevering, but sees a 30% chance Europe will stumble badly.
Dalio’s World Barrons: March 19,2012 Ray Dalio, fabled hedge-fund manager, says the U.S. has done a “beautiful” job delevering, but sees a 30% chance Europe will stumble badly. It’s hard to imagine anyone navigating the rough seas of the past decade more ably than Ray Dalio, master and commander of money-management firm Bridgewater Associates, which […]
Wal-Mart vs. The Government 1. Americans spend $36,000,000 at Wal-Mart Every hour of every day. 2. This works out to $20,928 profit every minute! 3. Wal-Mart will sell more from January 1 to St. Patrick’s Day (March 17th) than Target sells all year. 4. Wal-Mart is bigger than Home Depot + Kroger + Target +Sears […]
World edges closer to deflationary slump as money contracts in China All key indicators of China’s money supply are flashing warning signs. The broader measures have slumped to stagnation levels not seen since the late 1990s. By Ambrose Evans-Pritchard, International business editor 6:32PM BST 13 May 2012 Narrow M1 data for April is the weakest […]
LANGE FINANCIAL SERVICES. UPDATE. MAY 7, 2012 In our memo last week we discussed the recent three-month trading range between Dow 13,300 and 12,700. On Tuesday the Dow made a 54-month intraday high above 13,300 before reversing. However, the Dow was the only index that made a new high. This set up a negative divergent […]
The ISM manufacturing index increased to 54.8 in April from 53.4 in March, coming in well above the consensus expected 53.0. (Levels higher than 50 signal expansion; levels below 50 signal contraction.) The major measures of activity all increased in April and most remain well above 50, signaling growth. The production index rose to 61.0 […]