Some of the more interesting and important items for July 8th :
- Consumer Credit Falls $3.23 Billion – Borrowing in the month of May by U.S. consumers fell again as unemployment and tightening of expenses continues.
- President Obama Not Talking About Second Stimulus – President Obama has taken the stance that another stimulus package would not be in the works as they are focusing on the implementation of the recovery act that has already been passed.
- Apartment Vacancies in U.S. Rise to 22-Year High as Unemployment Climbs – Interesting as it was thought that rentals would be benefited from the housing crisis. Perhaps these are condos, never really for rental.
- Polluting Nations Abandon Goal to Cut Emissions 50% by 2050, Official Says – Cap and Trade out the polluted window? (See the latest episode of http://www.dhunplugged.com )
- Apple Disclosures on Jobs’s Health Said to Remain Subject of SEC Review – This is interesting. SEC scrutiny on this…It was a change from Apple's usual open info policy.
- Google Plans a PC Operating System – This is timely… Right on the heels of a virus/trohan outbreak that is still uncontrolled at Mr. Softee.
- John Meriwether Said to Shut JWM Hedge Fund as London Chief Plans Startup – If anyone gives this guy money, they are stupid as dirt….
- German Industrial Production Surged 3.7% in May, Biggest Gain in 16 Years – That is good news and seems to be a big part from car sales. Volkswagen is leading car sales globally with great design and affordable pricing