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from Liberty Street Economics
-- this post authored by Robert Rich, Joseph Tracy, and Ellen Fu
Much has been written about the aging of the U.S. population, but the importance of this trend for the economy and its evolution can easily be overlooked. This week, we focus on the aging of the labor force and explore its implications for the behavior of real wage growth.
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Written by Sig Silber
Hard to know what the main theme tonight is: Hurricane Paine (which you can track here), first Fall Storm, or the Cool Anomaly shifting west out of the ONI Measurement Area? So I guess we will cover all of that and more.
26Sep2016 Pre-Market Commentary: Wall Street Fractionally Lower, Volatility Expected In The Crude Markets Later This Week, First Presidential Debate Tonight
from The Conversation
-- this post authored by Simeon Djankov, London School of Economics and Political Science
Europe is about to experience a hectic start to the political season. It has more problems on its hands than at any time in recent memory.
Written by Gary
US stock future indexes are lower this morning (SPY -0.4%) looking jittery ahead of a week that could shake up the financial markets. OPEC could spur some volatility, while consumer, manufacturing data may reveal whether the U.S. economy is beginning to struggle. Indicators are showing a marginal amount of bearishness.
23Sep2016 Market Close: US Indexes Close Lower As Crude Prices Slip, Fed Lowers Economic Growth Pros
23Sep2016 Market Update: US Markets Fall Further On KSA's No Deal Report, Crude Prices Slip 3 Percen
Of the four Federal Reserve districts which have released their September manufacturing surveys - one is in contraction and three are in expansion. A complete summary follows.