Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Morning Journal-Saudi Arabia ups the ante in Syria



Economics

This Week’s Data


The Chicago Fed’s manufacturing index rose 1.9% in July.
http://mjperry.blogspot.com/2012/08/chicago-fed-midwest-manufacturing-grew.html

Other

Weekly update on gasoline prices (short):
http://advisorperspectives.com/dshort/updates/Gasoline-Update.php

Politics

Domestic


International War Against Radical Islam

Saudi Arabia goes on the offensive in Syria (medium):
http://www.zerohedge.com/news/guest-post-endless-war-saudi-arabia-goes-offensive-against-iran

News on Stocks in Our Portfolios

Bank of Nova Scotia reported second quarter earnings per share of C$1.69 versus expectations of C$1.20.


Steve Cook received his education in investments from Harvard, where he earned an MBA, New York University, where he did post graduate work in economics and financial analysis and the CFA Institute, where he earned the Chartered Financial Analysts designation in 1973. His 40 years of investment experience includes institutional portfolio management at Scudder, Stevens and Clark and Bear Stearns. Steve's goal at Strategic Stock Investments is to help other investors build wealth and benefit from the investing lessons he learned the hard way.