Archive for October 26th, 2021

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Reflections on the 2021 MLB Baseball Playoffs

October 26, 2021

Unlike the other three major professional sports played in the United States, baseball as it was traditionally played changes the most influential position in each successive game. That would be the starting pitcher, who throws more innings than do relievers. In recent world series match-ups excluding the pandemic-abbreviated season of 2020, the 2019 series included […] More

Deeper Analysis

Tuesday Rundown of U.S. Data Results

October 26, 2021

U.S. house price inflation remain high in August but not quite so torrid as in July. Compared to the prior month, the HPI rose 1.2% according to the Case-Shiller index of 20 metropolitan areas and 1.0% according the the FHFA index. The 12-month increase from the Case-Shiller survey was a 2-month low of 19.7%, down […] More

New Overnight Developments Abroad - Daily Update

Equities Still Climbing as Evidence Piles Up of Inflationary Pressure

October 26, 2021

As U.S. congressional democrats continue haggling and scaling back President Biden’s fiscal proposals, equities extended their gains overnight. Share prices are up 1.0% in Germany and Spain, 0.7% in the U.K., 0.6% in France and 0.5% in Italy. U.S. futures show moderate gains as well, and the Japanese Nikkei more than reversed Monday’s loss with […] More