Oil = $88

Well, this is a welcome change: Crude Oil trades as low as $87.47 this morning, most likely on fears of a slowing US economy.

The key question now is how much and how fast this "cheap" oil will save consumers money, so they can go shopping and save the retailers’ holiday season . . .


chart courtesy of Barchart.com

Category: Commodities, Consumer Spending, Economy, Energy, Technical Analysis

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Category: Financial Press

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Category: Apprenticed Investor, Corporate Management, Earnings, Technology, Valuation

Attention Google: Please Fix Google News

Category: Web/Tech

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Category: Financial Press

The WSJ Book Index

Category: Books, Digital Media, Financial Press

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Category: Science

Friday Night Jazz: Favorite Holiday CDs

Category: Digital Media, Music

History of the Dow

How’s this for some chart-porn? Just beautiful . . . ~~~ Acck! Would whoever sent me this gorgeous chart please reveal themselves? I cannot seem to find you name

Category: Markets, Technical Analysis

New Home Sales Cut in Half

Category: Corporate Management, Data Analysis, Real Estate