Friday, September 30, 2011

Morning Journal 9/30/11


Economics

This Week’s Data


August personal income fell 0.1% versus expectations of a rise of 0.1%; personal spending increased 0.2%, in line with estimates; core PCE deflator was up 0.1% versus forecasts of up 0.2%.

Other

Weekly rail traffic (short):
http://mjperry.blogspot.com/2011/09/weekly-north-america-intermodal-volume.html

Politics

Domestic


George Will on Barney Frank and the Fed (medium):
http://www.jewishworldreview.com/cols/will092911.php3