Look out below, Commodity Stockpile Edition

We never know why futures bounce around from moment to moment, but the excuse du jour is commodity stockpiles . . .



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Category: Commodities, Markets


Category: Think Tank

Does Europe Take in Enough Migrants?

Source: Visual Capitalist

Category: Politics

Population Without Health Insurance Coverage by State: 2013 and 2014

Source: United States Census Bureau

Category: Politics

What Happens When A Star Fund Manager Leave?

How the mighty have fallen. Earlier this month, the once towering Total Return Fund of Pacific Investment Management Co. hit a milestone. Mary Childs of Bloomberg News observed that Pimco’s “flagship fund fell below $100 billion in assets for the first time in more than eight years, leaving it with about a third of the money it…Read More

Category: Corporate Management, Fixed Income/Interest Rates, Hedge Funds, Mutual Funds

10 Monday AM Reads

Welcome back to the monkey house! Begin your week right with out hand curated morning train reads: • Index Funds Are Nothing Special (A Wealth of Common Sense) see also Smart Beta’s Takeover (Chief Investment Officer) • Dear Apple: I may rob your store (Fortune) • Death and transfiguration: The golden age of the Western corporation may be coming to an…Read More

Category: Financial Press

I’m Hoarding Gold

Source: Dilbert

Category: Humor

Housing Highlights From the 2014 ACS

Category: Real Estate, Think Tank

The View of Nearly 10,000 Galaxies

Source: Mashable

Category: Science


It’s like there are two internets. One of skeptical consumers doing their best to navigate their lives and the other of scumbag providers doing their best to win through subterfuge. Then again, in a world where brands are revered and Volkswagen cheats why do we expect people to bend over backwards for businesses? We can…Read More

Category: Web/Tech, Weblogs