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Sell Gold Now – Time To Liquidate Gold ETF, Pooled and Digital Gold

Sell Gold Now – A Note from GoldCore CEO Stephen Flood It has never been more important to own gold as part of a diversified portfolio. The form your gold investment takes is just as important as owning it in the first place. ETFs and pooled gold may not be functional in extreme markets and may... Read More

Fed: Industrial Production increased 0.1% in September

Industrial production edged up 0.1 percent in September after falling 0.5 percent in August. For the third quarter as a whole, industrial production rose at an annual rate of 1.8 percent for its first quarterly increase since the third quarter of 2015. Manufacturing output increased 0.2 percent in September and moved up at an annual rate of 0.9 percent in the third quarter. In September, the index for utilities declined 1.0 percent; mining posted a gain of 0.4 percent, which partially reversed its August...

Retail Sales increased 0.6% in September

The U.S. Census Bureau announced today that advance estimates of U.S. retail and food services sales for September, adjusted for seasonal variation and holiday and trading-day differences, but not for price changes, were $459.8 billion, an increase of 0.6 percent from the previous month, and 2.7 percent above September 2015. ... The July 2016 to August 2016 percent change was revised from down 0.3 percent to down 0.2 percent. This graph shows retail sales since 1992. This is monthly retail sales and food service, seasonally adjusted (total and ex-gasoline)...

NFIB: Small Business Optimism Index "dips" in September

The net percent of small business owners who expect better business conditions in the next six months jumped 12 points last month, according to the NFIB Small Business Economic Trends Report (SBET), released today, but that gain was erased by significantly weaker inventories and hard-to-fill job openings. The Index of Small Business Optimism fell 0.3 points to 94.1, another monthly decline, and four points below the 40 year average of 98. Fifty-eight percent reported hiring or trying to hire (up 2 points), but 48 percent reported few or no qualified applicants for the...

NYC Real Estate Bubble Bursts As Apartment Sales Crash 20%

New York City apartment owners should take note of the latest 3Q16 "Elliman Report" on Manhattan real estate sales because the market looks to be in free fall. In fact, the number of apartment closings plunged 18.6% YoY while apartments sat on the market an average of 8.2% longer. Inventory also spiked with re-sale inventory up 8.2% YoY and new development inventory up a massive 27.2%. "The number of re-sales has fallen year over year in each of the last four quarters at an increasing rate. Listing inventory reflected significant differences in the rate of growth between re-sale and new development...

ISM Manufacturing index increased to 51.5 in September

The ISM manufacturing index indicated expansion in September. The PMI was at 51.5% in August, up from 49.4% in August. The employment index was at 49.7%, up from 48.3% in August, and the new orders index was at 55.1%, up from 49.1% in August. Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in September following one month of contraction in August, and the overall economy grew for the 88th consecutive month, say the nation's supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM® Report On Business®...

End Of An Era: BlackBerry To Stop Making Smartphones

The age of the iconic keyboard-ed smartphone is over as BlackBerry's John Chen confirmed that the firm will stop developing hardware in-house as its pivot to software shows “signs of momentum”. BlackBerry has completely outsourced smartphone design and production, a process that Chen had been doing piecemeal since taking over as CEO almost three years ago. Analysts had been holding their breath for the news after Chen said September was his deadline for making the chronically money-losing device business profitable. BlackBerry’s device business, which it calls "Mobility Solutions," will focus on...

House Reaches Deal On $170MM Aid To Flint To Avoid Government Shutdown

Nancy Pelosi and Paul Ryan have seemingly reached a deal to keep the federal government running for another 3 months. A deal was originally delayed over a dispute on funding for the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, Zika funding for Florida and aid to flood victims in Louisiana. The agreement struck between Ryan and Pelosi ultimately will provide $170 million to help Flint and other cities with water emergencies which would be added as an amendment to a separate water projects bill...

Consumer Confidence Is The Highest In 9 Years (& The Lowest Since 2015)

Just days after Bloomberg's Consumer Comfort index plunged to its lowest since 2015, The Conference Board reports a spike in Consumer Confidence to 104.1 - the highest since Sept 2007 (right before the market topped out). Consumers' assessment of current conditions improved in September. Those stating business conditions are "good" decreased from 30.3 percent to 27.4 percent. However, those saying business conditions are "bad" declined from 18.2 percent to 16.2 percent. Consumers' appraisal of the labor market was more positive than last month...

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