Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Not One Size Fits All
summary - Depression is generally considered to be a specific and consistent disorder characterized by a fixed set of symptoms and often treated with a combination of psychotherapy and medication. However, the standard rating scales used by healthcare professionals and researchers to diagnose this disease often differ in the symptoms they list, perhaps explaining why a one-size-fits-all treatment has to date been so ineffective, new research suggests.
Fear, Of Course
The Onion - Reality Of Fatherhood Never Truly Dawned On Man Until He Held Newborn Son’s Hospital Bill
summary - Telling small lies desensitizes our brains to the associated negative emotions and may encourage us to tell bigger lies in future, reveals new research.
Lawyers Offer Help
The Man-Baby Continues With His Big Megaphone Tantrum
Clinton Takes Aim At Texas
Guardian UK: Texas voter turnout up as millions cast early ballots – election live
GOP Running As A Check Against Clinton
North Carolina - Clinton 46%, Trump 39%
The Market On Tuesday
At 8:50 a.m. ET futures are ever so slightly higher and the price of oil per barrel is up. The market is poised to open slightly higher.
Busy times on Wall Street as a deluge of third quarter corporate reports come through the pipeline. Notice that the value of the pound is down about 20% since the Brexit vote, and recall that this is what Trump wants for the USA. The German economy is cranking away which directly reflects positively on the E.U. in general. At present, it looks like clear sailing.
CNN: Earnings deluge; Apple of my eye; Twitter in focus by Alanna Petroff
The S&P Case-Shiller Home Price Index for August is due at 9 a.m. ET, giving insight into the state of the U.S. real estate market.
The U.S. Conference Board is releasing its October consumer confidence report at 10 a.m.
Monday, October 24, 2016
The Washington Post: The ugly history of ‘Lügenpresse,’ a Nazi slur shouted at a Trump rally By Rick Noack
'Nasty Women Vote'
Distancing From Trump
The Onion - Trump Campaign Training Poll Watchers To Spot Any Suspicious Skin Colors On Election Day
summary - Globally averaged concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere reached the symbolic and significant milestone of 400 parts per million for the first time in 2015 and surged again to new records in 2016 on the back of the very powerful El Niño event, according to the World Meteorological Organization's annual Greenhouse Gas Bulletin.
Global Warming - CO2
In mock debate sessions, Clinton’s Trump stand-in, longtime aide Philippe Reines, yelled “wrong” into the microphone and interrupted his boss so she could practice delivering her lines unperturbed.
The Market On Monday
At 9:15 a.m. ET futures are moderately higher and the price of oil per barrel is down. The market is poised to open moderately higher.
This ATT&T buy of Time Warner is the talk of the town. How will the merger affect our one note media world. Regardless, we are seeing the birth of a major media monopoly, a behemoth.
CNN: AT&T's mega deal; Earnings galore; Stocks zoom higher by Alanna Petroff
AT&T will pay $107.50 a share to buy Time Warner, which would help it expand beyond wireless and Internet service into programming. Time Warner is the parent of CNN, TNT, HBO, the Warner Bros. studio, and other channels and websites.