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All Eyes On Healthcare Reform
Ahead of the opening bell this morning Initial Jobless Claims again reported within a range consistent with a strong domestic labor force 241K new claims was roughly in line with consensus estimates up 3 000 from the mildly upwardly revised 238K from the previous week As we ve pointed out

Tanger Factory Outlet: Blue Chip On Sale - Brad Thomas' Idea Of The Month
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The Long Case For Quality Care Properties
By Special Situation Opportunities BySpecial Situation Opportunities Target Price and Rationale Target Price and RationaleTarget Price and Rationale 25 share Currently trading at an implied cap rate of 22 with industry comparables at 10 Even with another 20 revenue reduction

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick's Leave Of Absence
It had been widely reported that Uber CEO Travis Kalanick would take a leave of absence in the wake of sexual harassment allegations and a series of recommendations in a report from former U S Attorney General Eric Holder Even with this understood this morning s report that Kalanick will

Bank Of America: Expect $30 Oil

The truth about the Fed and inflation
The Federal Reserve Fed last week proceeded with policy normalization as we expected raising rates by 0 25 The Fed s policy move was fully justified in our view despite some of the handwringing regarding rate increases from many market commentators focusing on another weak inflation

FX: USD Stalls, GBP Crushed, NZD Awaits
Daily FX Market Roundup 06.20.17 It was a lively session in the foreign exchange market despite the lack of market moving data as the moves in FX were led by the losses in the British pound. Sterling crashed hard on the back of Bank of England Governor Mark Carney's comments this morning and extended its slide

Tumbling Oil Prices
With a barrel of oil on the global market stubbornly continuing to fall to multi month lows tumbling down toward 43 per barrel in today s pre market traders and investors may once again be awakening toward an energy contagion that submerged the market a couple years back when oil

What The Last 5 Years In The Markets Have Taught Me

Officials Fill Vacuum Of Data To Drive FX Market
The light economic calendar has cleared the field to allow officials to clarify their positions.   Yesterday it was NY Fed President Dudley and Chicago Fed Evans who argued that economic conditions continued to require a gradual removal of accommodation.    The Fed's Vice Chairman Fischer did not address US