On Target by Laura Rowley

Written in 2003, this book takes a decidedly narrow look at what the retailer Target into such a large and profitable enterprise. While Wal-Mart tends to receive considerably more attention for its relatively short rise to dominance, going from one store to a major American brand in a just a couple of decades, Target . . . → Read More: On Target by Laura Rowley

Porter Stansberry: End the Ban on US Oil Exports

Porter Stansberry doesn’t mince words. Politicians? Scumbags. People in general? Lazy. Laws against oil exports? Disastrous. In this interview with The Energy Report, the Stansberry & Associates Investment Research founder argues that oil exports could usher in an era of unprecedented prosperity, if legislation would only allow it. However, he says there’s no holding . . . → Read More: Porter Stansberry: End the Ban on US Oil Exports

Economic Events on December 13, 2012

At 8:30 AM Eastern time, the U.S. government will release its weekly Jobless Claims report. The consensus is that there were 370,000 new jobless claims last week, which would would be the same as the previous week.

Also at 8:30 AM Eastern time, the Producer Price Index for November will be released.  The consensus . . . → Read More: Economic Events on December 13, 2012