But Wait, There’s More

My earlier post on expanding safety net recipients has an addendum:

While the findings are not directly comparable because of differences in methodology, the new study suggests that the recent recession did not cause any significant increase in the share of benefits flowing to the poor, as might once have been expected.

The study . . . → Read More: But Wait, There’s More

Playing the Gold, Silver Equities Selloff: Stephen Taylor

The precious metals equities selloff at the end of 2011 was overdone, says Stephen Taylor, portfolio manager of The Taylor Fund and founder of Taylor Asset Management, in this exclusive interview with The Gold Report. Taylor remains bullish on gold, silver and base metals and is looking to some names that were walloped . . . → Read More: Playing the Gold, Silver Equities Selloff: Stephen Taylor

Close Encounters of the First Kind

So last week I tweeted that I have yet to see a natural gas vehicle being fueled at the new station which opened up in the Strip District last year to a certain fanfare.

So I was about to compose a post aimed at ferreting out whether there are any owners of non-fleet natural . . . → Read More: Close Encounters of the First Kind

Economic Events on March 7, 2012

The Mortgage Bankers’ Association purchase index will be released at 7:00 AM Eastern time, providing an update on the quantity of new mortgages and refinancings closed in the last week.

The Challenger Job-Cut Report will be released at 7:30 AM Eastern time, providing an estimate of the number of layoffs in February.

At 8:15 . . . → Read More: Economic Events on March 7, 2012