Chicago Airport Security Chief Fired After United Airlines Debacle

Following United Airlines' settlement with David Dao (with no one from the airline being fired), it seems a scapegoat has been found. AP reports, Jeffrey Redding, the head of security at Chicago's airports, "has been terminated from his duties" at O'Hare and Midway airports. No reason was given.

Nasdaq Erases Exuberant Earnings Gains

Despite the ebulience of analysts over Amazon and Alphabet (and Microsoft), it seems the 'have-nots' are weighing the Nasdaq down. From record highs at the gap open, the Nasdaq Composite has drifted back to unch...

Consumer Confidence 'Steady' Despite Weak Wages, No Spending, Slow Growth

Apart from stagnant wage growth, dismal economic growth, and tumbling spending growth, Americans remain 'confident' according to University of Michigan. Current conditions fell very modestly but 'hope' rose to its highest since January. Inflation expectations were steady (near record lows) but buying climates improved MoM.