Morning Roundup

Children's rights activists Malala Yousafzai of Pakistan and Kailash Satyarthi of India jointly won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday. Yousafzai, 17, was shot in the head by a Taliban militant for her work promoting girls' education, and has since become an [...]

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Morning Note: Oct. 6

Morning Note: Oct. 6

Good morning! Monday, Oct. 6   Stuff that we want to go down…is going down   …like the unemployment rate   For the first time since July 2008 - just before the you-know-what hit the fan - the unemployment rate has fallen below 6.0%. This is [...]

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Stat of the Day: Manufacturing Jobs

Stat of the Day: Manufacturing Jobs

Here's a stat that shows some very important things: 1) just how bad the collapse of America's manufacturing base has been and 2) how it is rebounding. Much of these gains, notes ConvertBond's Lawrence McDonald, come from energy production:         To recap: [...]

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On This Day: September 27

On This Day: September 27

On This Day...1938: With war looming in Europe, President Roosevelt wrote to Nazi leader Adolf Hitler, appealing for peace. FDR was worried about German threats to invade a part of Czechoslovakia called the Sudetenland; but Hitler laughed publicly at Roosevelt's letter. Hitler soon annexed the [...]

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Sept. 10, 2014: Morning Note

President on the War Against ISIS  President, who earlier this year called ISIS the "junior varsity," now deems them worthy - literally - of prime time. During a national TV address tonight, he'll make his case for attacking the terror group [...]

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