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Actually Apple's Net Cash Hasn't Grown In Two Years
AAPL's total cash and equivalents, including its short and long-term investments just rose to a record $164.5 billion
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"Is College Worth It?" - Here Is The Fed's Answer In One Chart
The topic of whether college is worth it (costs vs benefits) has been discussed at length here.
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The Ten Plagues That Are Hitting America Right Now
Why are so many plagues hitting the United States all of a sudden?
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Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - Curb Your Enthusiasm
We start with a couple of economic reports. The National Association of Realtors reports existing home sales were up 2.6% in June to a seasonally adjusted rate of 5.04 million, compared to 4.91 million in May. Sales in June were 2.6% higher than last month, but were 2.3% below the June 2013 rate.
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A Market Recap
The Markets are being bombarded from every direction fundamentally. The confusion is rising and so will the volatility. The euro is gradually declining, the stock market keeps holding, gold really cannot get out of its own way, and the 10 year rates remain low even in Germany.
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Apple's Quarter In Charts
All in all a rather uneventful quarter as the company prepares for the all important iPhone 6 release in two quarters, and a test of whether it still has the magic to wow consumers with a new product launch.
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Unanchored
In a recent article, Amity Shlaes asserts official statistics mismeasure how we experience inflation. I’m going to agree, but not for the reasons you might think.
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Keeping Oil Production From Falling
Production flows from a given oil field naturally decline over time, but we keep trying harder and technology keeps improving. Which force is winning the race?
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Nippon Telegraph And Telephone - Barchart's Chart Of The Day
The Chart of the Day is Nippon Telegraph and Telephone (NYSE:NTT). I found the stock by sorting today's New High list for new high frequency in the last month, then used the Flipchart feature to review the charts.
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Market Commentary: Markets Close Up Near Session Highs, Weakness In Futures
Markets closed up and near the highs of the day. The SP500 made an attempt to better its new high at 12:15 but turned down and closed below its old closing high.
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Actually Apple's Net Cash Hasn't Grown In Two Years
AAPL's total cash and equivalents, including its short and long-term investments just rose to a record $164.5 billion
Read
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - Curb Your Enthusiasm
We start with a couple of economic reports. The National Association of Realtors reports existing home sales were up 2.6% in June to a seasonally adjusted rate of 5.04 million, compared to 4.91 million in May. Sales in June were 2.6% higher than last month, but were 2.3% below the June 2013 rate.
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