This Week’s Data
The initial second quarter GDP reading came in at +1.5% versus expectations of +1.2%; the GDP price deflator was +1.6%, in line with estimates
The employment to unemployment ratio (short):
Rail traffic still expanding (short):
Goldman analyzes past periods of stagnation and compares it to the present (short):
Thoughts on the Chinese economy---or at least what the reports say (medium):
International War Against Radical Islam
Update on Syria (medium):
News on Stocks in Our Portfolios
Reliance Steel raised its quarterly dividend per share from $.15 to $.25.
More quarterly earnings per share reports:
ExxonMobil $3.41 $1.95
United Technologies 1.58 1.46
Kimberly Clark 1.30 1.28
NuSkin Enterprises .94 .83
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