Satisficing Guaranteed

Here’s some sad commentary about the current set of grads:

Seven in 10 of these recent graduates said they would need more education if they were to have a successful career. Despite their belief in the value of post-secondary education, though, only 38 percent definitely planned to attend college to get more education in . . . → Read More: Satisficing Guaranteed

Investments Worth Their Weight in Graphite: Glen Jones

Graphite is the “it” mineral of the moment, but as an investment space it remains largely misunderstood. In this exclusive interview with The Critical Metals Report, Glen Jones, executive director for the Western Hemisphere at Intierra Resource Intelligence, suggests investors research extensively to protect against loss, and names some of his favorite projects . . . → Read More: Investments Worth Their Weight in Graphite: Glen Jones

Economic Events on June 29, 2012

At 8:30 AM Eastern time, the monthly Personal Income and Outlays report for May will be released. The consensus for Personal Income is an increase of 0.3% over the previous month and the consensus Consumer Spending index change is 0.0%.

At 9:45 AM Eastern time, the Chicago PMI Index for June will be announced. . . . → Read More: Economic Events on June 29, 2012

Daily Ranking - Prime Workforce Growth

So it really has been more than just decades since we would have even been considered for a ranking in something like this. Count in score at least.  Area Development magazine (always a link there on the right btw) has us ranked near the top for Prime Workforce Growth.  Seriously, I am not making it up.

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Look for High-Growth Oil and Gas Juniors: Josh Young

Josh Young, founder of Young Capital Management, sees big opportunities in out-of-favor oil and gas juniors. Many relatively unknown U.S. companies are trading at huge discounts, and Young’s picks have underappreciated growth potential. In this exclusive interview with The Energy Report, he discusses several companies that are smartly growing production and cash flow, . . . → Read More: Look for High-Growth Oil and Gas Juniors: Josh Young

Economic Events on June 28, 2012

At 8:30 AM Eastern time, the U.S. government will release its weekly Jobless Claims report. The consensus is that there were 385,000 new jobless claims last week, which would would be 2,000 less than the previous week.

Also at 8:30 AM Eastern time, the final GDP report for the first quarter of 2012 will . . . → Read More: Economic Events on June 28, 2012

Easy to confuse me

Sometimes more than others media coverage really befuddles me.  I mentioned this a couple weeks ago, and now the Philly Inquirer has now looked into it a little.  But the changes in public pension accounting just enacted are at least metaphysically a big deal…  and if local actuaries don’t follow them, then that is a . . . → Read More: Easy to confuse me

Follow the Majors to Find Investment Prospects: Brent Cook

Taking part in the Cambridge World Resource Investment Conference, geologist and minerals maven Brent Cook, who also serves as Exploration Insights president, CEO, publisher and author, said he found more investors there looking for reasons to sell than to buy. In this exclusive interview with The Gold Report, he suggests that those who . . . → Read More: Follow the Majors to Find Investment Prospects: Brent Cook

Economic Events on June 27, 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.

At 8:30 AM Eastern time, the Durable Goods Orders report for May will be released. The consensus is that there was an increase of . . . → Read More: Economic Events on June 27, 2012

Why is solving India's inflation crisis important?

All of us are aware of India’s inflation crisis. It is very disappointing, how we lost our grip on stable 4-to-5 per cent inflation which was prevailing earlier. From February 2006 onwards, in every single month, the y-o-y CPI-IW inflation has exceeded the upper bound of 5 per cent.

All of us agree . . . → Read More: Why is solving India’s inflation crisis important?