Financial Review

And Bounce

http://media.blubrry.com/eatthebankers/p/content.blubrry.com/eatthebankers/SINCLAIR_NOE-SEG_1-10-12-2018.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 13:05 — 7.5MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS…It was an ugly week but markets bounced to the close. Bank earnings: JPM, Citi, Wells Fargo. China records a record trade surplus with US. Facebook breach update. Hurricane Michael’s wake. Financial Review by Sinclair Noe for 10-12-2018

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Author Interviews

James Freeman and Vern McKinley – Borrowed Time

http://media.blubrry.com/eatthebankers/p/content.blubrry.com/eatthebankers/JAMES_FREEMAN-VERNE_MCKINLEY-08-24-2018.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 19:49 — 11.3MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSInterview with James Freeman and Vern McKinley, co-authors of “Borrowed Time: Two Centuries of Booms, Busts, and Bailouts at Citi”

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Financial Review

A Question for the New AG

http://media.blubrry.com/eatthebankers/p/content.blubrry.com/eatthebankers/SINCLAIR_NOE-SEG_1-02-10-2015.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 13:16 — 6.1MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSFinancial Review by Sinclair Noe DOW + 139 = 17,868 SPX + 21 = 2068 NAS + 61 = 4787 10 YR YLD + .04 = 1.99% OIL – 2.10 = 50.76 GOLD – 5.00 = 1234.70 SILV – .06 = 17.01 Small-business sentiment slipped in January on a decline in optimism over sales growth and business conditions, according to a gauge released Tuesday. The National Federation of Independent Business said its small-business optimism index fell 2.5 points to 97.9, with seven out of 10 components declining.   Good news if you are looking for a job. The Labor Department said job openings surged to 5.03 million in December, the highest level since January 2001, from 4.85 million in November. Hiring jumped to a seven-year high and the number of job seekers for every open position, a key measure of labor market slack, fell to 1.73 in December, the lowest since 2007. The bad news is that there are still about 9 million people looking for a job.   Wholesale inventories barely rose in December, up just 0.1%. Together with data last week showing a 0.3% fall in manufacturing inventories in December, today’s report suggests the boost to GDP growth from restocking in the fourth quarter was probably not as large as initially thought.   Halliburton is cutting as many as 6,500 jobs. The oil company, facing up to the reality of crude oil prices, …

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