Updated Schedule of Events at the Republican National Convention by Fox News Insider Posted in: Republican National Convention, RNC, Tampa Given the day-long delay in the Republican National Convention because of Tropical Storm Isaac, some speeches were moved to other days. Below is the latest schedule of events for the RNC, provided to us by […]
Archive for August, 2012
The central bankers of the world will meet in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, to discuss monetary policy. Many market participants are expecting Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke and ECB President Mario Draghi to give hints about what monetary policy they may pursue at their September meetings. In the US, the first revision of GDP data will […]
LANGE FINANCIAL SERVICES: August 19, 2012. 9:00PM While we expect further market gains over the next couple of weeks, we also believe that a short term top is close at hand. The pattern is expected to be similar to the peak established in March-April 2012 before the 1000-point decline in May. New weekly highs three […]
Niall Ferguson: Obama’s Gotta Go Why does Paul Ryan scare the president so much? Because Obama has broken his promises, and it’s clear that the GOP ticket’s path to prosperity is our only hope. by Niall Ferguson | August 19, 2012 1:00 AM EDT I was a good loser four years ago. “In the grand […]
For the next week we will see growth reports from Germany and the UK. Germany was buoyed by stronger export shipments this past week which could cause an upside surprise for next week’s number. Spain will sell short-term Treasury bills on Tuesday, and it is likely to get some news coverage, but unless it is […]
Legendary Ken Langone On Politics, Paul Ryan, The Markets And More. Today’s Video. Very Interesting.
This is today’s CNBC Video of Ken Langone, Home Depot Co Founder, and a long time associate of Fred Lange, founder of Lange Financial Services.
Escape the hedges By MICHELLE CELARIER Last Updated: 12:55 AM, August 15, 2012 Posted: 11:16 PM, August 14, 2012 Investors have figured out another way to dump their hedge funds: sell their partnership interests on the secondary market. Even such big names as SAC Capital Advisors and Elliott Management are on the block as investors […]
After a slow week of economic data, the pace will pick back up during the coming week with a slew of producer and consumer prices from the US. Over the past six months, these figures have been slowing, causing increased calls for additional quantitative easing. Retail sales are also an important indicator as falling sales […]
As you know, a lot of people have been looking for America to fall flat on its face during the past few years. In fact, some of the bears believe that the recession of 2008-2009 never really ended. Given the recoveries in GDP and other economic measures, I have greeted such talk with more than […]
On the earnings front, we’ll see key reports from Chesapeake Energy (CHK), Walt Disney (DIS), News Corp (NWSA), Fusion-io (FIO) and CF Industries (CF). Monday, August 6 US Economics (Time Zone: EDT) No major economic reports 11:00 Fed to purchase $4.5b-$5.5b notes in 8 to 10-year range 11:30 Treasury selling $32b 3-month bills, $28b 6-month […]