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Social Security Disability Benefits SSDI, SSD; Disability Insurance Program may Turn You Down the First Time

Social Security Disability News and Notes Today October 2, 2014: The Social Security Disability Insurance program in the U.S. (SSD or SSDI) is managed by the U.S. Social Security Administration and is designed to provide an income supplement for those with disabilities. Americans may receive social security disability because of a notable disability, normally physical, […]

Today’s Gold price per ounce Spot gold per gram spot silver per ounce precious metal mid-day review

Gold price and silver price precious metal news review today October 1, 2014: Stocks in the U.S. ended the month of September in the red, but that has not helped precious metal gold and silver attract more attention. Over the last month, price trend-lines for both gold and silver remain negative. The U.S. dollar remains […]

Today’s Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, Nasdaq, S&P 500 stock market investing news mid-day October 1, 2014

Today’s Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, Nasdaq, S&P 500 stock market investing news mid-day October 1, 2014: Stock futures were mixed prior to opening bell this morning and investors entered into today hoping to bounce out of the negative trending that concluded the last session of September. All three primary U.S. stock composites fell into […]

Unemployment benefits; EUC 2014 Emergency Compensation News and Note review today October 1, 2014

Unemployment benefit extension news review EUC 2014 October 1, 2014: The good news is that the government says the national unemployment rate has fallen to 6.1 percent and the bad news is that the recovery is still not strong enough to replace what was lost in the first place. Good jobs that pay well with […]

Today’s Gold price per ounce Spot gold per gram Spot silver per ounce rate review October 1, 2014

Gold price and silver price precious metal news review at open October 1, 2014: Stock indices moved lower again during the initial half of the last full trading session, and precious metal prices fell back as well. Gold and silver price trend-lines tracked through negative territory during a majority of the last session and were […]

Today’s Stock Market Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, Nasdaq, S&P 500 trends and news update October 1, 2014

Stock Market Index trends and market session news review today October 1, 2014: Although the primary U.S. stock composites fell into the red during the opening trading session of the week, stocks attempted to rebound during the last full session. The DJIA, as well as the Nasdaq and the S&P 500, tracked through positive territory […]

Today’s Wall Street Scoop; DJIA Dow Jones Industrial Average, Nasdaq, S&P 500 stock market mid-day update

Stock Market index news and stock composite trend review mid–day update September 30, 2014: September is normally a volatile month for the U.S. stock market and positive trending has been lacking at times. The primary U.S. stock composites dropped into negative territory once again to open this week. Last session, the Nasdaq fell back to […]

Gold rate per ounce Spot gold per gram Spot silver investors trends and precious metal news mid-day September 30, 2014

Gold price and silver price precious metal rate review and market session news update mid-day September 30, 2014: Despite the better than expected economic news on consumer spending and the ongoing strength in the U.S. dollar versus other global currencies, precious metal prices rose higher to open the week. Gold and silver contracts finished the […]

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 […]

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