A new survey from LendEDU helps shed some light on the mystery of why so many college students across the country have become so comfortable haphazardly taking out $100s of thousands of dollars in student loans to fund their degrees in anthropology...unfortunately, the answer is not what we would have hoped...
It appears the Federal Reserve took notice of the overheated stock market and realized they really must be behind the inflation curve. You don`t reach year end targets in the stock market already at all-time highs and haven`t even gotten out of February, and not wake up and realize that you are way behind the asset bubble inflation rate hiking curve.
The chairman of the House Intelligence Committee said on Monday he has seen no evidence of contact between Donald Trump's campaign and the Russian government during the 2016 presidential election. Nunes said he had been briefed on a transcript of a phone call that Michael Flynn had with a Russian envoy after the election and said he did not hear anything worrisome about that call.
"The Kingdom and other Gulf nations have expressed that they are ready, in cooperation with the United States, to send special forces. Even other nations that are part of the Islamic Coalition against Terrorism and Extemism are ready to send troops."
"There is a stealth flight to safety going on. German bond yields are leading the way down. Gold is rising. Speculators remain massively short bonds and the market is going to squeeze them out... Stocks are out of synch with the stealth flight to safety."
The oil market is not fixed, we have made no progress whatsoever is addressing the poor fundamentals of the oversupply of the product versus the global demand for the product. This is basic economic theory: Oil prices need to go down further and stay there until oil producers stop producing oil and go out of business in the free market producing countries.
After contentious debate, the Democratic Party has selected a new DNC chairman: Tom Perez. The choice, however, is not being celebrated by everyone in the party. In fact, the progressive so-called “Bernie Sanders wing” of the Democratic Party is up in arms, using the hashtag #DemExit, over Perez’ win.
At least 21 people were injured, five seriously, on Saturday evening after a pickup plowed into a crowd during a Mardi Gras parade in Mid-City, police said according to WDSU. Police Chief Michael Harrison said it appeared the suspect, who was driving a pickup truck that hit two cars before running into the crowd, was likely highly intoxicated.