Student Performance and Economic Growth

The 2009 PISA test study (link) of students’ proficiency in reading, mathematics and science is a highly successful method of evaluating student performance across countries. In fact, the creation of human capital is the main endogenous feature of the long-run economic growth since the quality of schooling and education system are essential to the . . . → Read More: Student Performance and Economic Growth

Who is Voting for a Correction Then?

The signs are clear; risk is overloved, overbought and overextended but does this necessarily spell the inevitable correction?

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Since Augsut 2010 the SPY has barely touched its 50 day moving average. Indeed, it has stayed well clear of it. Those, like yours truly, who . . . → Read More: Who is Voting for a Correction Then?

Economic Events on January 7, 2011

At 8:30 AM EST, the Employment Situation report for December will be announced, and the consensus for non-farm payrolls is an increase of 160,000 jobs compared to a gain of 39,000 in November, the consensus for private payrolls is an increase of 180,000 jobs compared to a gain of 50,000 in November, the consensus . . . → Read More: Economic Events on January 7, 2011