The Slippery Slope “Fallacy”

It appears that the “slippery slope” does indeed exist:

As reported by ABC News, what started out as a program to hold unclaimed property, such as the contents of safety deposit boxes owned by people who have moved away without a forwarding address, has gone wildly out of control. The program is now using . . . → Read More: The Slippery Slope “Fallacy”

Brian Ostroff: Conflict Exposes Need for Phosphate Independence

There’s more to fertilizer than potash, according to Windermere Capital Managing Director Brian Ostroff. He touts the value to be found in phosphate and offers his take on how the unrest in Africa, environmental concerns, global food prices and basic geology drive the phosphate market in this exclusive interview . . . → Read More: Brian Ostroff: Conflict Exposes Need for Phosphate Independence

Economic Events on April 15, 2011

At 8:30 AM EDT, the Empire State manufacturing index for April will be released.  The consensus is that the index value will be 17.5, which would be the same value as reported in March.

Also at 8:30 AM EDT, the Consumer Price Index report for March will be released.  The consensus is that CPI . . . → Read More: Economic Events on April 15, 2011