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Let's Discuss Your Plan for Flexible Passive Income

LET'S DISCUSS YOUR PLAN FOR FLEXIBLE PASSIVE INCOME

I'd like to bring up a topic that has been an interest of mine for many years. Early on in my financial journey, I stumbled on an audio...

More Americans are renting than at any time in the last 50 years

MORE AMERICANS ARE RENTING THAN AT ANY TIME IN THE LAST 50 YEARS

More US households are headed by renters than at any point during the last five decades. For most, it's not their preference. That's...

 
 
 
Schedule for Week of July 23, 2017

SCHEDULE FOR WEEK OF JULY 23, 2017

The key economic reports this week are the advance estimate of Q1 GDP, New and Existing Home sales for June, and Case-Shiller house...

Oil Rigs decline slightly

OIL RIGS DECLINE SLIGHTLY

A few comments from Steven Kopits of Princeton Energy Advisors LLC on July 21, 2017: • Total US oil rigs were down 1 to 764 • Horizontal...

 
 
 
Here's a Really Good Sign the Economy Is Rebounding

HERE'S A REALLY GOOD SIGN THE ECONOMY IS REBOUNDING

Residential construction rebounded from a three month decline in June with housing starts increasing to 1.22 million, according to...

Apple Appoints Deirdre O'Brien to New 'Vice President of People' Role

APPLE APPOINTS DEIRDRE O'BRIEN TO NEW 'VICE PRESIDENT OF PEOPLE' ROLE

Apple today announced that it is promoting Deirdre O'Brien to a new head HR role, "vice president of People." O'Brien, who previously...

 
 
 
Jeff Bezos and Mark Zuckerberg have each seen their fortunes swell by more than $20 billion this year

JEFF BEZOS AND MARK ZUCKERBERG HAVE EACH SEEN THEIR FORTUNES SWELL BY MORE THAN $20 BILLION THIS YEAR

Jeff Bezos and Mark Zuckerberg, the founders and CEOs of Amazon.com and Facebook, respectively, have added a gob-smacking amount of...

Every former CBO director just called out the 'recent attacks on the integrity and professionalism of the agency'

EVERY FORMER CBO DIRECTOR JUST CALLED OUT THE 'RECENT ATTACKS ON THE INTEGRITY AND PROFESSIONALISM OF THE AGENCY'

Every single former director of the Congressional Budget Office signed onto a letter to Congress that called out some of the "recent...

 
 
 
Sean Spicer has resigned as White House press secretary

SEAN SPICER HAS RESIGNED AS WHITE HOUSE PRESS SECRETARY

Sean Spicer, the White House's embattled press secretary, announced his resignation on Friday morning, after telling President Donald...

Report: Trump is particularly disturbed that Mueller can dig through his tax returns

REPORT: TRUMP IS PARTICULARLY DISTURBED THAT MUELLER CAN DIG THROUGH HIS TAX RETURNS

President Donald Trump is incensed at reports that Robert Mueller, a former FBI director leading the independent investigation into...

 
 
 
Betterment just landed an $800 million valuation

BETTERMENT JUST LANDED AN $800 MILLION VALUATION

Betterment , the largest independent roboadviser, announced Friday morning a new round of funding that would bring the firm's valuation...

$200M Invested For a Global Network of Indoor Farms? That's Plenty

$200M INVESTED FOR A GLOBAL NETWORK OF INDOOR FARMS? THAT'S PLENTY

Agtech startup Plenty has reeled in $200 million in financing as the company presses forward on its plans to build a global network...

 
 
 
America's 'Moneyball' Tour de France team just announced a new partnership with Verizon-owned Oath - and it hopes it can now be even more competitive against Chris Froome's dominant Sky team

AMERICA'S 'MONEYBALL' TOUR DE FRANCE TEAM JUST ANNOUNCED A NEW PARTNERSHIP WITH VERIZON-OWNED OATH - AND IT HOPES IT CAN NOW BE EVEN MORE COMPETITIVE AGAINST CHRIS FROOME'S DOMINANT SKY TEAM

The American pro cycling team Cannondale-Drapac , currently competing in the Tour de France , announced on Friday that it was teaming...

Frankfurt could run out of offices as banks scramble for space post-Brexit

FRANKFURT COULD RUN OUT OF OFFICES AS BANKS SCRAMBLE FOR SPACE POST-BREXIT

LONDON - Germany's financial centre, Frankfurt, could run out of office space as the movement of banks looking to set up new EU headquarters...

 
 
 
FED ADVISORY COMMITTEE: Trump's budget 'will exacerbate disparities' in wages, housing and jobs

FED ADVISORY COMMITTEE: TRUMP'S BUDGET 'WILL EXACERBATE DISPARITIES' IN WAGES, HOUSING AND JOBS

The Federal Reserve's Community Advisory Council , created two years ago to counter criticism that the central bank was overly dominated...

New methods in risk modeling: does adding EHR data improve predictions?

NEW METHODS IN RISK MODELING: DOES ADDING EHR DATA IMPROVE PREDICTIONS?

One of the challenges in delivering efficient medical care is identifying people who are at risk of a negative outcome, so we can focus...

 
 
 
With So Many Obamacare Repeal Options In Play, Confusion Reigns

WITH SO MANY OBAMACARE REPEAL OPTIONS IN PLAY, CONFUSION REIGNS

Congress has been trying to repeal and/or replace the Affordable Care Act for years. Now it's down to the wire, but there are multiple...

The Side Effect Of That New Malaria Drug? American Jobs

THE SIDE EFFECT OF THAT NEW MALARIA DRUG? AMERICAN JOBS

The Trump administration wants to cut the U.S. global health budget. A new study puts a different spin on the spending. (Image credit:...

 
 
 
GOLDMAN SACHS: There's still a killing to be made this earnings season

GOLDMAN SACHS: THERE'S STILL A KILLING TO BE MADE THIS EARNINGS SEASON

Earnings season has the potential to be more lucrative than ever for stock traders, yet investors still haven't caught on. In recent...