I am currently editor of Reuters U.S. Markets; former writer of WSJ's MarketBeat Blog, author of Never Buy Another Stock Again.

Janet Kick a Hole In the Sky

blogs.reuters.com — The July meeting was never meant to be much of a thing with the Federal Reserve, and that's exactly how it's worked out. The Fed seems like it is still targeting a modest increase in rates in September, with - as many strategists have already noted - the real action to come later on down the road, as Janet Yellen and others have argued that the first move isn't the one to really worry about.
Jul 29, 2015

MORNING BID: Janet Kick a Hole In the Sky reut.rs/1Iqko01 (On the Fed and Facebook)

Still about China

blogs.reuters.com — The broad effects of the selloff in Shanghai are beginning to spread. Notably, during the U.S. session on Monday was when China's regulatory authority said the state would continue to support the equity market, the ultimate in treating a symptom rather than a problem.

Price-to-Blecch Ratio

blogs.reuters.com — This seems like a day best fit for Mad Magazine-style descriptions of what we're about to see in the equity market. Suffice to say that in the past, the weak trend evinced in the quarterly stats for earnings growth were often restored to some sort of level people could live with once Apple figures were released.

A Fistful of Apples

blogs.reuters.com — The big Megillah of the market is out after the close, so naturally there will be a ton of scrutiny - and a ton of trading - surrounding Apple after the consumer electronics giant reports results and gives people an idea of how its signature iPhone and newcomer iWatch products are doing.

Gold slumps to five-year low, dollar at highest in months

dailymail.co.uk — NEW YORK, July 20 (Reuters) - Gold prices plunged to their lowest in more than five years on Monday, at one point dropping 4 percent on aggressive selling out of China, while the U.S. dollar hit a three-month high on expectations for higher U.S. interest rates.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Gold slumps to five-year low, dollar at highest in months

reuters.com — U.S. rate outlook lifts dollar to three-month highs * U.S. stocks edge higher, Morgan Stanley leads earnings (Updates to close of trading, adds detail on oil prices) By David Gaffen NEW YORK, July 20 (Reuters) - Gold prices plunged to their lowest in more than five years on Monday, at one point dropping 4 percent on aggressive selling out of China, while the U.S.

Gold slumps to five-year low, dollar at highest in months

dailymail.co.uk — NEW YORK, July 20 (Reuters) - Gold prices plunged to their lowest in more than five years on Monday, at one point dropping 4 percent on aggressive selling out of China, while the U.S. dollar hit a three-month high on expectations for higher U.S. interest rates. Major U.S.

Gold slumps to five-year low, dollar at highest in months

dailymail.co.uk — NEW YORK, July 20 (Reuters) - Gold prices plunged to their lowest in more than five years on Monday, at one point dropping by 4 percent, as the U.S. dollar hit a three-month high against a basket of major currencies on expectations U.S. interest rates are set to rise. The U.S.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Gold slumps to five-year low, dollar at highest in months

reuters.com — U.S. rate outlook lifts dollar to three-month highs * U.S. stocks edge higher, Morgan Stanley leads earnings (Adds details on gold sell-off, updates prices) By David Gaffen NEW YORK, July 20 (Reuters) - Gold prices plunged to their lowest in more than five years on Monday, at one point dropping 4 percent on aggressive selling out of China, while the U.S.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Gold slumps to five-year low, dollar at highest in months

reuters.com — World stocks hold close to recent peaks * Dollar strength briefly pushes gold down 4 percent * U.S. stocks flat, Morgan Stanley leads earnings (Updates to open of U.S. markets, adds details, recasts lead, changes byline, dateline, previous LONDON) By David Gaffen NEW YORK, July 20 (Reuters) - Gold prices plunged to their lowest in more than five years on Monday, at one point dropping by 4 percent, as the U.S.
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Aug 03, 2015

Atlantic City downgraded 3 notches at once. Blowing up the Chicken Man in Philly last night was a bad move.

Aug 03, 2015

@danwilchins that defense has worked for me just about every time, save that bit with using my truck to rip the face off an ATM.

Aug 03, 2015

@erinarvedlund Ah, "none" would have been my over/under. Maybe we should do a parlay with # of people who will be jailed for lion killing.

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