Five Things You Should Read

October 9, 2017

Judging the impact of storms on the job market and the tenuous relationship between Blockchain and Wall Street.

Storms Impact U.S. Job Market; Trade Expected to Bolster Economy

Reuters

The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, but the continued impact of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma on the data made it difficult to get a clear picture of the labor market.

Recent Ethereum Upgrade May Make Wall Street Fall in Love With Blockchain

Coin Telegraph

Wall Street continues to have a tenuous relationship with Blockchain technology.

Nobel Goes to American Richard Thaler for Work in Behavioral Economics

NPR

Thaler said he felt the most important impact of his work was "the recognition that economic agents are human."

What if the ‘Retirement Crisis’ Has Been Exaggerated?

Market Watch

79% of retirees report feeling either very or somewhat confident about having enough money to live comfortably throughout their retirement years.

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Inc.

Despite its cheap energy and other advantages, America is still losing ground to emerging markets in the battle for foreign investment.