John Sandman

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Expansion of Coding Academies Includes Data Science and Digital Marketing

Expansion of Coding Academies Includes Data Science and Digital Marketing

Coding boot camp's entry into cybersecurity puts them in competition with old school universities

Subprime Auto Loans Sing Like the Canary in the Feel-Good Economy's Coal Mine

Subprime Auto Loans Sing Like the Canary in the Feel-Good Economy's Coal Mine

Auto inventory glut leads to plant shutdowns in 2017.

Crude Production Drop and a Less Frothy Dollar Help Stabilize Oil Prices

Crude Production Drop and a Less Frothy Dollar Help Stabilize Oil Prices

The center may hold if mid-$50 range can be maintained

Streaking Dollar Threatens Competing Currencies Amid Rate Hike Roulette

Streaking Dollar Threatens Competing Currencies Amid Rate Hike Roulette

Trading is halted on some Chinese bond futures, as the Mexican and Indonesian central banks raise rates.

Fed Funds Futures Contracts Are on the Rise in New Interest Rate Environment

Fed Funds Futures Contracts Are on the Rise in New Interest Rate Environment

Interest rate hedge gets new life from Fed rate decision.

Can OPEC Ride a Production Cut Bounce to Higher Price Stability?

Can OPEC Ride a Production Cut Bounce to Higher Price Stability?

Non-OPEC nations have signed on to cuts, but OPEC members must keep to the straight and narrow.

Student Loan Refinance Market Looks to Let in Less-Than-Prime Borrowers

Student Loan Refinance Market Looks to Let in Less-Than-Prime Borrowers

With more borrowers than lender capital, many will still be shut out.

European Central Bank Extends Bond Buyback While Reducing Purchases

European Central Bank Extends Bond Buyback While Reducing Purchases

The six-month quantitative easing extension comes with a 20 billion euro reduction in monthly purchases.

Renzi Referendum Rout Leads Fears of a Euro Fracture

Renzi Referendum Rout Leads Fears of a Euro Fracture

The ECB will meet Thursday to decide on whether it will buy more euro bonds.

What Does Betsy DeVos Have in Store for the Department of Education?

What Does Betsy DeVos Have in Store for the Department of Education?

The appointment of GOP operative Betsy DeVos, an advocate of charter schools and vouchers, has aroused concern in higher ed circles and among public education advocates.