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  • Business Person of the year announced
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  • New Meijer store provides jobs to the U.P.
  • Tips on planning to start your own business

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Week Ahead: More Highs Seem Likely


Durable Goods And Fed In Focus
Overnight several international news items were reported In Germany the Munich based Ifo institute s business climate index jumped up to a record high of 115 1 in June the fifth consecutive increase 160 An unexpected pickup in manufacturing was the major driver 160 This was positive

Oil Industry To Waste Trillions As Peak Demand Looms


Federal Reserve Releases Results Of Stress Test
Yesterday after the bell it was revealed that every major bank that is subject to the Federal Reserve s stress test easily exceeded minimum thresholds 160 This news combined with the anticipated easing of regulations bodes well for the financial sector as a whole 160 In economic news

Let Some Good Come From Global Warming
I have lived 15 years of my life on the high seas witnessing changing climatic conditions. I am far from a doubter that climate change is happening, but have a skeptical view of most theories why the climate is changing. The big kahuna in climate change is global warming. Most believe the primary cause of global

All Eyes On Healthcare Reform
Ahead of the opening bell this morning Initial Jobless Claims again reported within a range consistent with a strong domestic labor force 241K new claims was roughly in line with consensus estimates up 3 000 from the mildly upwardly revised 238K from the previous week As we ve pointed out

Tanger Factory Outlet: Blue Chip On Sale - Brad Thomas' Idea Of The Month
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The Long Case For Quality Care Properties
By Special Situation Opportunities BySpecial Situation Opportunities Target Price and Rationale Target Price and RationaleTarget Price and Rationale 25 share Currently trading at an implied cap rate of 22 with industry comparables at 10 Even with another 20 revenue reduction

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick's Leave Of Absence
It had been widely reported that Uber CEO Travis Kalanick would take a leave of absence in the wake of sexual harassment allegations and a series of recommendations in a report from former U S Attorney General Eric Holder Even with this understood this morning s report that Kalanick will

Bank Of America: Expect $30 Oil