Ron Paul supports clean energy

The key to an economic recovery does not rest in Washington. The key to an economic recovery is to put Washington through a recession. Any efforts by politicians to con you into believing they’re stimulating some kind of economic progress – again, bribing you with your own money – by promoting one form of . . . → Read More: Ron Paul supports clean energy

Joe Mazumdar: Gold Mining Companies Too Good to Pass Up

Suffocated by staggering unemployment and economic woes, many mining jurisdictions around the world are finding the nearly $1,800/ounce gold too good to pass up. Joe Mazumdar, a senior mining analyst with Haywood Securities in Vancouver, tells The Gold Report in this exclusive interview which projects are primed to see the light of day . . . → Read More: Joe Mazumdar: Gold Mining Companies Too Good to Pass Up

Eco-jobs or Echo-jobs

Out of West Virginia University is a new report focused directly on us and greater Westsylvania. See:  Regional Pittsburgh: The New Energy Economy.

A lot of it focuses on some macro level energy issues for the US and really only gets to local issues at the margin.  However, the new coverage of this report highlights . . . → Read More: Eco-jobs or Echo-jobs

Economic Events on August 16, 2011

At 7:45 AM EDT, the weekly ICSC-Goldman Store Sales report will be released, giving an update on the health of the consumer through this analysis of retail sales.

At 8:30 AM EDT, the Housing Starts report for July will be released.  The consensus is that construction on 600,000 new homes were started last month, . . . → Read More: Economic Events on August 16, 2011