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1 day ago by Cymone Thomas @ Gartner L2

Food brands’ reliance on retailers for commerce transcends digital shop fronts and processing payments to also include off-platform activities like building brand awareness through social media and digital marketing.

Money & Position Management | Dave Landry | Trading Simplified
1 day ago by StockCharts @ StockCharts.com YouTube Channel

In this Episode (7) Dave discusses Money and Position Management and the "Secret Sauce." Last week's Mystery Chart reveal and New Mystery chart. http://davelandry.com/stockcharts.

Cleveland Fed: Key Measures Show Inflation Above 2% YoY in October, Core PCE below 2%
1 day ago by Calculated Risk @ Calculated Risk

The Cleveland Fed released the median CPI and the trimmed-mean CPI this morning:According to the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, the median Consumer Price Index rose 0.2% (2.3% annualized rate) in October. The 16% trimmed-mean Consumer Price Index rose 0.3% (3.6% annualized rate) during the month. The median CPI and 16% trimmed-mean CPI are measures of core inflation calculated by the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland based on data released in the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ (BLS) monthly CPI report.Earlier today, the BLS reported that the seasonally adjusted CPI for all urban consumers rose 0.4% (4.4% annualized rate) in October. The CPI less food and energy rose 0.2% (1.9% annualized rate) on a seasonally adjusted basis.Note: The Cleveland Fed released the median CPI details for October <a href="https://www.clevelandfed.org/en/our-research/in...

Wednesday links: finding the game that is right for you
1 day ago by abnormalreturns @ Abnormal Returns

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Chart Attributes | Greg Schnell, CMT | Market Buzz
1 day ago by StockCharts @ StockCharts.com YouTube Channel

Today, Greg discusses Chart Attributes for our SharpCharts workbench. www.gregschnell.com

You Can’t Just Call Loans Options
1 day ago by Matt Levine @ Bloomberg View

Also tech companies as banks, the bank of crypto and index funds.

NY Fed Q3 Report: "Household Debt Continues to Climb in Third Quarter as Mortgage and Auto Loan Originations Grow"
1 day ago by Calculated Risk @ Calculated Risk

From the NY Fed: Household Debt Continues to Climb in Third Quarter as Mortgage and Auto Loan Originations Growhe Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s Center for Microeconomic Data today issued its Quarterly Report on Household Debt and Credit, which shows that total household debt increased by $92 billion (0.7%) to $13.95 trillion in the third quarter of 2019. This marks the 21st consecutive quarter with an increase, and the total is now $1.3 trillion higher, in nominal terms, than the previous peak of $12.68 trillion in the third quarter of 2008. The Report is based on data from the New York Fed’s Consumer Credit Panel, a nationally representative sample of individual- and household-level debt and credit records drawn from anonymized Equifax credit data.…“New credit extensions were strong in the thir...

Personal finance links: money choices
1 day ago by abnormalreturns @ Abnormal Returns

Wednesdays are all about personal finance here at Abnormal Returns. You can check out last week’s links including a look at how...

Fed Chair Powell: The Economic Outlook
1 day ago by Calculated Risk @ Calculated Risk

Testimony from Fed Chair Jerome Powell Before the Joint Economic Committee, U.S. Congress, Washington, D.C.: The Economic Outlook. Excerpts: The U.S. economy is now in the 11th year of this expansion, and the baseline outlook remains favorable. Gross domestic product increased at an annual pace of 1.9 percent in the third quarter of this year after rising at around a 2.5 percent rate last year and in the first half of this year. The moderate third-quarter reading is partly due to the transitory effect of the United Auto Workers strike at General Motors. But it also reflects weakness in business investment, which is being restrained by sluggish growth abroad and trade developments. These factors have also weighed on exports and manufacturing this year. In contrast, household consumption has continued to rise solidly, supported by a healthy job market, rising incomes,...

Houston Real Estate in October: Sales up 6% YoY, Inventory Up 7%
1 day ago by Calculated Risk @ Calculated Risk

Another solid regional market in October.From the HAR: Buyers Maintain Demand for Houston Housing in OctoberContinued low mortgage interest rates kept consumers in a buying mood in October, powering home sales to a fourth consecutive positive month. According to the latest monthly report from the Houston Association of Realtors (HAR), sales of single-family homes across the greater Houston area totaled 7,231 in October. That is up 8.1 percent compared to a year earlier. On a year-to-date basis, home sales are 4.2 percent ahead of 2018’s record volume, making it ever more likely that 2019 will establish a new record for local real estate. ...Sales of all property types climbed 6.2 percent in October, totaling 8,579 units. Total dollar volume rose 7.9 percent to $2.4 billion.…In addition to the incentive that lower mortgage rates create, buyers benefited from a ...

[Options] How Do I Handle Theta Decay?
1 day ago by Sean McLaughlin @ All Star Charts

A subscriber recently sent me this question: Sean, what is your strategy for handling the impact of Theta on an open position? Is there a bailout point where the time decay outweighs the potential upside? The answer is YES. Theta, as well as Gamma often become my enemy as we near expiration. Here’s how I […] The post [Options] How Do I Handle Theta Decay? appeared first on All Star Charts.

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Macy's: Time To Feast On Discounted Equity
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Video In-Vogue
1 day ago by Mackenzie Baker @ Gartner L2

Rebecca Minkoff’s remodeled digital video strategy is less polish, more personal.

BLS: CPI increased 0.4% in October, Core CPI increased 0.2%
1 day ago by Calculated Risk @ Calculated Risk

From the BLS: The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) rose 0.4 percent in October on a seasonally adjusted basis after being unchanged in September, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Over the last 12 months, the all items index increased 1.8 percent before seasonal adjustment....The index for all items less food and energy rose 0.2 percent in October after increasing 0.1 percent in September. ...The all items index increased 1.8 percent for the 12 months ending October, a slightly larger rise than the 1.7-percent increase for the period ending September. The index for all items less food and energy rose 2.3 percent over the last 12 months.emphasis addedCore inflation was at expectations in October. I'll post a graph later today after the Cleveland Fed releases the median and t...

Want A Gig With a Fast Growing Startup?
1 day ago by Jeff Carter @ Points and Figures

The job market is tight for sure.  Unemployment is at a low, and something the press never seems to mention is that minority unemployment is at an all-time low.  The economic environment is humming. One of our portfolio companies, Vauban, …

TRADING COACH PODCAST 258 - I Don't Want To Be Dependent On Others
1 day ago by Akil Stokes @ Trading Coach Podcast

An interview with one of the traders we work with discussing why he got into trading and sharing the details of his journey up to this point.  Please remember to rate & review this podcast on iTunes & don't forget to join our new TCP Facebook Group for more discussion on this topic. - https://www.facebook.com/groups/tradingcoachpodcast/ Also for more free trading tips make sure you check out our Ascension Webinar & Trade To Measure 4-Day Workshop - https://tieronetrading.com/free/

Controlling Fundraising Risk and The Ultimate Deadline!
1 day ago by Howard Lindzon @ Howard Lindzon

I love this founder/startup quote: “If your business is the right business, then money will never be an issue.” Now guess who said it…. Yep….Adam Neumann, founder of WeWork. I have gotten away from writing about startups and startup life and am going fix that starting today. One great voice on startups is Eric Feng founder of Packagd and former partner of Kleiner Perkins. Continue reading Controlling Fundraising Risk and The Ultimate Deadline! at Howard Lindzon.