John Sandman

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Oil Futures Get Instant Gratification From OPEC Production Deal

Oil Futures Get Instant Gratification From OPEC Production Deal

An agreement on cuts is a tonic for prices but skeptics wonder if those cuts will hold.

Is the Pound Sterling a Sell in the Run-up to OPEC Deal?

Is the Pound Sterling a Sell in the Run-up to OPEC Deal?

Dump the Quid, buy the Loonie is touted as a defensive strategy by some in the event OPEC gets its oil production cut.

Tale of Two Millennials: Those That Delay Adulthood and Those With Kids of Their Own

Tale of Two Millennials: Those That Delay Adulthood and Those With Kids of Their Own

Paying off debt is the new savings as many Millennials are wary of credit cards and real estate

OPEC Circles the Wagons in the Run Up to Production Cut Confab

OPEC Circles the Wagons in the Run Up to Production Cut Confab

Some observers are optimistic about an OPEC deal to pump less; the Trump administration is expected to open up the stateside spigots.

Student Advocates Fear Trump's Preference for a Bank-Dominated Student Loan Market

Student Advocates Fear Trump's Preference for a Bank-Dominated Student Loan Market

A cutback or shutdown of federal student loans would leave borrowers with fewer options, experts say.

The CFPB Wants Consumers To Weigh In on the Security of Their Data

The CFPB Wants Consumers To Weigh In on the Security of Their Data

The Bureau's 'Request for Information' looks to determine whether banks and broker deals are thwarting consumer access to data and product innovation.

Email Leak Describes Brexit Turmoil in U.K. Government

Email Leak Describes Brexit Turmoil in U.K. Government

Theresa May's government may head into March 2017 negotiations unprepared, as a report claims that new Brexit hires are needed at Whitehall.

Crude Awakening: Do Declining Oil And a Surging Dollar Create the Perfect Oil Glut Storm?

Crude Awakening: Do Declining Oil And a Surging Dollar Create the Perfect Oil Glut Storm?

Yes, crude is up today on news that OPEC could reach a deal to tamp down on crude output. But the consortium's November 30 meeting is increasingly critical.

Higher Ed Advocates Alarmed by Trump's Department of Education Shutdown Talk

Higher Ed Advocates Alarmed by Trump's Department of Education Shutdown Talk

An act of congress would be needed, but diluting the Department's Title IX enforcement powers could be in the cards

America's Brexit Moment Thought By Some to Leave the Dollar Unscathed

America's Brexit Moment Thought By Some to Leave the Dollar Unscathed

Big forex trading swings have give way to a degree moderation--for now.