ORLY-EP0165A - Money: Nuclear Bargain and Equifax Breach

ORLY-EP0165A - Money: Nuclear Bargain and Equifax Breach

Welcome to ORLYRADIO #165 recorded Friday, September 22nd, 2017 - where we dismantle the current events for your edutainment through mostly rational conversations that make you go ‘Oh Really’! I’m your host Andy Cowen with the usual suspects, Daniel Atherton, Amber Biesecker, and Stephen Griffith.

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Global Economic Pulse:


Follow The Markets, August Friday Closing changes week to week.

Week 1 - 9/01/17: https://www.zacks.com/stock/news/274341/stock-market-news-for-sep-1-2017
Dow closed at 21,987.56 UP
Nasdaq closed at 6,435.33 UP
S&P closed at 2,476.55 UP

Week 2 - 9/08/17: https://www.zacks.com/stock/news/275142/stock-market-news-for-sep-8-2017
Dow closed at 21,797.79 DOWN
Nasdaq closed at 6,360.19 DOWN
S&P closed at 2461.43 DOWN

Week 3 - 9/15/17: https://www.zacks.com/stock/news/275973/stock-market-news-for-sep-15-2017
Dow closed at 22,268.34 UP  
Nasdaq closed at 6,454.28 UP
S&P closed at 2,495.62 UP

Week 4 - 9/22/17: https://www.zacks.com/stock/news/276767/stock-market-news-for-sep-22-2017
Dow closed at 22,359.23 UP
Nasdaq closed at 6,422.69 DOWN
S&P closed at 2,500.60 UP

Compared to last month
Week 4 - 8/25/17:
Dow closed at 21,813.67
Nasdaq closed at 6,265.64
S&P closed at 2,443.05

International Monetary Fund (IMF) XDR/SDR Basket Currencies

Five most-traded currencies in the foreign exchange market referenced against the US Dollar.

Week 1: $1 USD  =  €0.84 Eur = ¥6.57 CNY = ¥109.85 JPY = 0.77 GBP = 0.00022 Bitcoin
Week 2: $1 USD  =  €0.83 Eur = ¥6.48 CNY = ¥107.84 JPY = 0.76 GBP = 0.00023 Bitcoin
Week 4: $1 USD  =  €0.84 Eur = ¥6.59 CNY = ¥111.99 JPY = 0.74 GBP = 0.00028 Bitcoin

Over a barrel = http://www.nasdaq.com/markets/crude-oil.aspx


Week 4: $49.71 USD  UP $3.94 From last week, UP $5.48 from the top of the month.

Week 4: $47.87 USD DOWN $0.27 From last week, DOWN $1.81 from July.

Week 1: $47.29 USD DOWN $0.58

Week 2: $47.48 USD UP $0.19  
Week 3: $49.95 USD UP $2.47
Week 4: $50.66 USD UP $0.71

National Debt

Watch that puppy grow! http://www.usdebtclock.org/

July 28: $19,967,603,583,206

August 25: $19,974,087,991,615 UP $68,048,025

September 8: $19,977,678,783,784 UP $3,590,792,169

September 22: $20,172,750,316,773

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