Educational Scalability

Richard Posner [Hat tip]:

Finally, I am not clear what we should think the problem of American education (below the college level) is. Most children of middle-class (say upper quartile of households, income starting at $80,000) Americans are white or Asian and attend good public or private schools, usually predominantly white. The average white . . . → Read More: Educational Scalability

Bruno del Ama: Do ETFs Offer Value for MLPs?

Bruno del Ama is co-founder and CEO of Global X, which has recently rolled out its own MLP ETF. But as del Ama asserts, how to gain exposure to this promising asset class is really a matter of investor preference. In this exclusive interview with The Energy Report, del Ama explains the differing . . . → Read More: Bruno del Ama: Do ETFs Offer Value for MLPs?

Economic Events on October 18, 2012

At 8:30 AM Eastern time, the U.S. government will release its weekly Jobless Claims report. The consensus is that there were 365,000 new jobless claims last week, which would would be 26,000 more 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 October 18, 2012