Watch Live: Obama's First Public Speech Since Leaving The White House

Ex-President Obama will speak at the University of Chicago at noon in his first public speech since leaving office in January. Obama will address community organizers, activists and students at the university, which will be the site of his presidential library. 

Double Data Disappointment Today Follows Worst Macro Week In 6 Years

Following the worst week for US macro data in six years, The Chicago Fed (National Activity) and now The Dallas Fed (regional) have both disappointed and fallen this morning... "I keep reading and hearing that things are swinging in a favorable direction. I don’t see it yet."