Answer to Occupy Wall Street

As Americans across the country camp out to protest economic inequality, Richard Troxell, a National Coalition for the Homeless board member and author of Looking Up at the Bottom Line, offers a rallying cry for Occupy Wall Street:

Get people to sign the petition at UniversalLivingWage.org, and add it to their list of income . . . → Read More: Answer to Occupy Wall Street

More Proof

I while back I noted how the claim that there were jobs “Americans wouldn’t do” was false. Apparently my general theory that migrant workers are largely unnecessary to the functioning of an economy has more proof, this time from Russia via John Derbyshire:

You notice a trace or more of Asia in the features . . . → Read More: More Proof

Four Small-Cap Energy Stocks to Watch: Josh Young

Strong oil prices are paving the way for some outstanding buying opportunities, says Young Capital Management Portfolio Manager Josh Young in this exclusive interview with The Energy Report. He points to four of his favorite undervalued plays, which may not stay below the radar long.

The Energy Report: Can you give us . . . → Read More: Four Small-Cap Energy Stocks to Watch: Josh Young

Economic Events on December 9, 2011

At 8:30 AM Eastern time, the International Trade report for October will be released. The consensus is a deficit of $43.4 billion, which would be $0.3 billion more than the previous month.

At 9:55 AM Eastern time, Consumer Sentiment for the first half of December will be announced. The consensus is that the index . . . → Read More: Economic Events on December 9, 2011