A Tale of Two Headlines

http://triblive.com/home/2618872-74/jobs-energy-report-industry-sector-fill-pennsylvania-percent-pittsburgh-region

and

http://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/news/2012/09/18/1200-jobs-cut-as-coal-mines-idled.html

I was going to leave it at that, but what is one of the better written stories on the region’s economy  is remarkably written by a student.  In the Pitt News: Pittsburgh’s economic history forged in the steel mill

More on the travails of coal.  From West Virginia, but note . . . → Read More: A Tale of Two Headlines

Bob Moriarty: Finding Massively Undervalued Energy Stocks in Today’s Irrational Market

Bob Moriarty knows his own mind, and his frank, no-nonsense commentary has won him a large following of devoted fans—not to mention a track record of outstanding returns on investment. In this exclusive interview with The Energy Report, the irreverent, irrepressible 321energy.com founder shares his take on energy markets. Although he describes today’s . . . → Read More: Bob Moriarty: Finding Massively Undervalued Energy Stocks in Today’s Irrational Market

Economic Events on September 20, 2012

At 8:30 AM Eastern time, the U.S. government will release its weekly Jobless Claims report. The consensus is that there were 373,000 new jobless claims last week, which would would be 9,000 less than the previous week.

At 9:45 AM Eastern time, the weekly Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index will be released, providing an update . . . → Read More: Economic Events on September 20, 2012