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KPIG Radio – The Profit Motive August 27

Deflation remains a persistent threat, credit markets agree. IMF director Christine Lagarde faces a formal investigation for fraud.

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KPIG Radio – The Profit Motive August 26

Durable goods orders jump but business spending slips. Goldman Sachs pays 3.15 billion to settle MBS fraud. Richmond fed gains.

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KPIG Radio – The Profit Motive August 25

Chicago Fed gains .18 to +.39 in July. New home sales miss again and prices fell last month. Flipping is losing its edge. Dallas Fed down.

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KPIG Radio – The Profit Motive August 22

The major averages gain for the week. Janet Yellen speaks in Jackson Hole and notes the still considerable labor market weakness.

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KPIG Radio – The Profit Motive August 21

Manufacturing data hits a 4-year high. Existing home sales rise as do prices. Bank of America pays a record 16.7 billion Dollar fine.

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KPIG Radio – The Profit Motive August 20

The major averages continue their low volume advance. Central banks want to increase rates but they can’t. China’s housing bust worsens.

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KPIG Radio – The Profit Motive August 19

Fannie Mae cuts its real estate sales and construction forecast again. July CPI matches expectations. Permits and Starts recover.

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KPIG Radio – The Profit Motive August 18

Jobs have exceeded there pre 08-09 crisis highs, but most states lag, California is unchanged. Home builder confidence increases.

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KPIG Radio – The Profit Motive August 15

Tensions flare in the Ukraine. Industrial production up. Producer Price Index comes in well below Fed target. Foreigners sell investments.

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KPIG Radio – The Profit Motive August 14

Import export price gains slip lower. Q-2 consumer credit decreases fractionally. Home sales slow in California. German economy shrinks.

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