Reading List for September 24-26
- The debt ceiling looming over DC. (NYT-subscription may be required) (Look out for an EconExtra on this topic posting tomorrow-9/25)
- The Federal Open Market Committee met this week, keeping interest rates unchanged but signaling it may slow some of its support. (Yahoo Finance)
- (If you have an hour and want to watch the Powell press conference, it’s available on YouTube.)
- Housing market is calming down. (Yahoo Finance)
- Jobless Claims this week largely unchanged. (CNBC)
- Here is a review of the stock market this week: (CNBC)
- A Chinese real estate powerhouse called Evergrande is all over the news, and not for its good news. If you want to understand why, here are a handful or articles that try to explain it.
- What happens when the market undergoes a “correction?” This article includes good historical perspective and a great graph with data back to 1928. (Ben Carlson is not that concerned about Evergrande..) (A Wealth of Common Sense)
- Net Interest’s Marc Rubenstein looks around the world at models for lending to people who need it most, people without any collateral.
- Why teachers are getting rejected for student loan forgiveness and what to do if you are hoping to apply. (Forbes)
- Still waiting for your 2020 refund? You are not alone. (Don’t Mess With Taxes)
- Here are some great tips of steps to take just before and as you retire. (Humble Dollar)
- Study finds that employers are trying to help employees with financial wellness through a number of measures. (PRNewswire)
- I usually don't include anything on legislation until it has passed, but there is a bipartisan proposal in the US Senate that involves giving high school students a $300 savings account and offering matching of additional savings. (CNBC)