Money and Business

The  Wall Street Journal – August 15, 2018

Rise in mortgage debt and auto loans pushes total US consumer debt to $13.3 trillion

Everything is a murky mystery,
For those who don’t recall their history.
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The Wall Street Journal – June 26, 2018

Filmgoers aren’t flocking to funny flicks. Superheroes, Netflix and YouTube are to blame.


“Superheroes” for the “BIG screen ” ‬
‪And the BIG tix price they demand.

We’ll do our “laughing” at home‬
‪(“Free” chips and coke close at hand.)‬


The Wall Street Journal – June 25, 2018

Flippy (robot) will  handle the grunt work, freeing employees to tidy the dining room and refill drinks,  less arduous work that might make it easier to recruit and retain workers.

“2 all beef patties,
Lettuce, cheese, special sauce
Pickles, onions
On a sesame bun.”
(Default to a HUMAN
To handle that HARD one.


The Wall Street Journal – June 22, 2018

Asset managers are paying up to hire data scientists and engineers as part of an effort to help her portfolio managers with investment decisions and devise new trading strategies.

There are “needs” and there are “wants.”
Wanted NOW is a quantity of QUANTS.


Reuters- June 15, 2018

Donald Trump said he was pushing ahead with hefty tariffs on $50 billion of Chinese imports on Friday, and the smoldering trade war between the world’s two largest economies showed signs of igniting as Beijing immediately vowed to respond in kind.

When it’s “tit for tat” with tariffs spinning,

Only lovers chaos are winning.