Crude Oil = $99

The inexorable climb higher:  Intra-day Crude prices crossed the $99 level, with expectations rising for more Fed cuts . . .

January Futures, 6 month chart

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Category: Commodities, Energy, Technical Analysis

Black Friday’s Upside Surprise

Category: Consumer Spending, Markets, Psychology, Retail, Trading

Subpar Scorecard

Category: Credit, Derivatives, Earnings, Valuation

Read it here 1st: Profits Flip Negative for Q3

Category: Data Analysis, Earnings, Valuation

Thanksgiving Day Weekend Linkfest: Review/Preview

Category: Financial Press

2008 Housing: Increased Defaults, Decreased Prices

Category: Credit, Derivatives, Real Estate

Friday Night Jazz/Rock Guitar: Jeff Beck

Category: Digital Media, Friday Night Jazz, Music

Who Are Online Financial Readers ?

Earlier this week, we looked at some data about online financial news sources (via Media Post). For those of you find this sorta stuff interesting, there are more tables after the jump.

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Category: Data Analysis, Financial Press, Investing, Web/Tech

Black Friday

Category: Consumer Spending, Economy, Retail

Happy Thanksgiving!

Category: Consumer Spending