Thursday, September 08, 2011

Morning Journal 9/8/11


This Week’s Data

The International Council of Shopping Centers reported weekly sales of major retailers fell 0.7% versus the prior week but rose 2.7% versus the comparable period a year ago; Redbook Research reported month to date retail chain store sales up 4.7% on a year over year basis.

Weekly jobless claims rose 5,000 versus expectations of a 4,000 decline.



Thoughts on bad weather and its economic impact (medium):

A suggestion for Obama on job creation (medium):

Thomas Sowell on government run medical systems (medium):

International War Against Radical Islam

Update on Iran’s nuclear program (medium):