Market Update

On this Day in History: September 4, 2002, Kelly Clarkson, a 20-year-old cocktail waitress from Texas, wins the first season of American Idol in a live television broadcast from Hollywood’s Kodak Theater. Who would have guessed Kodak would still be big in 2020?

Economic Data Today:

News of the Day:  

Stock Losses Accelerate, Led by Slide in Nasdaq: Markets Wrap –

U.S. Unemployment Rate Drops by More Than Expected, to 8.4% (Life’s tight) –

Canada Aug jobs gain misses estimates, jobless rate drops to 10.2% –

Other News & Blogs:

The 2 Variables That Drive Stock Prices –

Save Like A Pessimist, Invest Like An Optimist –

Visualizing the Social Media Universe in 2020 –

Weekend Podcast Recommendations:

Acquired Podcast – Epic Games –

EconTalk – Matt Ridley on How Innovation Works –

Infinite Loops – Phil Pearlman: Westerners Discuss the Tao (“Don’t Suck”) –

Have a blessed long weekend!

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