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EUC 2014; Unemployment Benefit Extension; Does Congress Believe that Federal Emergency Compensation is Necessary Given the Recovery

Unemployment benefit extension news review today September 30, 2014: House Speaker John Boehner has been a critical speaker against the push for another unemployment benefit extension for America’s long term unemployed, and just recently, Boehner stated that many out of work Americas have sick ideas. He was referring to his belief that out of work […]

Mortgage Interest Rates Freddie Mac 30 and 15 year fixed loan and Housing Sector News; Rates down last week but so was the home sales data

Today’s Housing Sector News Review pending home sales data and mortgage interest rate update September 30, 2014: The housing sector absorbed another report this week which shows that the recovery process for the sector is still unsteady. The National Association of Realtors reported that pending home sales dipped by 1 percent in August. This significant […]

DJIA Today’s Dow Jones Industrial Average, Nasdaq, S&P 500 stock market index review and economic news update; Wall Street Notes

Today’s Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, Nasdaq, S&P 500 stock market index and news review at open September 30, 2014: Although the primary U.S. stock composites climbed higher to end the last trading session of last week, the opening trading session this week was a different experience. The Dow Jones Industrial Average, as well as […]

Today’s Gold per ounce Spot gold per gram Spot silver rate review mid-day September 29, 2014

Gold price and silver price precious metal news review today September 29, 2014 mid-day: Gold and silver prices have continued to track through negative territory over the last several weeks. One month price change for gold is in the red by approximately 5.3 percent right now. One month price change for silver is negative right […]

Today’s Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, Nasdaq, S&P 500 stock market mid-day update September 2, 2014

Today’s Dow Jones Industrial Average, Nasdaq, S&P 500 stock market index review and stock composite update mid-day September 29, 2014: Despite another negative weekly close for the primary U.S. stock composites last week, the indices finished the week off on a high note. The better than expected GDP report, as well as the positive consumer […]

Unemployment Extension; EUC 2014 benefit notes and Emergency Compensation Update September 29, 2014

Unemployment benefit extension news review and update today September 29, 2014: Federal unemployment benefit compensation lasts 26 weeks, but the average amount of time that an out of work American remains unemployed is longer. Although some legislators do not believe that another extension of long term unemployment is necessary at this time, some data implies […]

Today’s gold price per ounce spot gold per gram, spot silver per ounce precious metal news review September 29, 2014

Gold price and silver price precious metal news review today September 29, 2014: The primary U.S. stock composites bounced back during the last full trading session of last week and precious metal gold and silver prices mixed to close. Gold contract price dipped lower and silver contract price moved higher. The added attention in stocks […]

Today’s Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, Nasdaq, S&P 500 stock market index close review and news update September 29, 2014 open

Stock Market index review and stock market news update today September 29, 2014: Although the primary U.S. stock composites were pressured throughout the course of last week, all three found positive ground during the last full session. The Nasdaq moved higher by .86 percent to close at 1,982.85. The Nasdaq moved higher by 1.02 percent […]

Unemployment benefit extension EUC 2014 emergency compensation news and note review; Benefits for long term jobless in U.S.

EUC 2014 news and notes for unemployment benefit extension deal today: Congress has allowed approximately ten months to pass since first allowing unemployment benefits to expire for over a million Americans back in December. Some legislators wish to avoid extending unemployment benefits again due to recent economic improvements in the U.S. Although the job market […]

Supplemental Security Income News and Social Security Benefit Review today September 28, 2014; New York State Disability

Supplemental Security Income News and Notes today September 28, 2014: The Supplemental Security Income program pays benefits out to Americans, adult or child, diagnosed with a disability that have limited income and resources. These benefits go to people with limited income and resources who are disabled, blind, or age 65 or older. One main difference […]

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