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  • Our political system and the Upper Peninsula
  • U.P. Labor Council's Annual Summit
  • Changes to the over-time rules
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  • New laws affecting election day

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Foreign Stock Markets Beginning To Move
Today I want to look at the most important charts as we head into next week. Even though the Mario Draghi leaned toward a more optimistic tone on the euro zone outlook and the efficacy of the ECB's current monetary policy, the rates and currency markets didn't follow the message.   The German 10-year yield, which

Earnings Season Heat Up: MCD,GE,HON,MAN
We are looking at Q3 earnings this Friday just before earnings season gets hot and heavy beginning next week We saw results from McDonalds 160 MCD General Electric 160 GE Honeywell 160 HON 160 and Manpower 160 MAN among others McDonalds beat estimates on both top

Filter Out Financial Market Noise by Using Objective Tools in Your Practice

Oil Titans Differ On Whether Prices Will Spike Or Remain Low

Greenback Ends Week On A Firm Note

Ocwen Financial: Detailed History, Valuation, And The Road To Profitability
By John Devaney ByJohn Devaney After careful thought I am recommending Ocwen Financial OCN equity as well as Ocwen 6 625 05 15 19 corporate bonds to the network of institutional clients and others I have been established relationships with for 22 years as an active participant of

Focus On Initial Claims, Earnings and Mario Draghi
Weekly Initial Jobless Claims a news conference with ECB President Mario Draghi and a fresh crop of Q3 earnings results are on tap before the bell this morning The finance heavy early earnings season has shown some real progress in pushing out of a 5 month long earnings recession

Rising Tide Does Not Lift All Ships

Housing Starts and Permits Remain Mixed
Before the bell halfway through the week we saw results for September Housing Starts and Permits come in with mixed results Seasonally adjusted annualized housing starts of 1 047 million was the lowest tally in a year and a half down 9 from the previous month However Building Permits

Global Debt Investors: The Silence of the Lambs