Josh: I think we’ve seen a bipartisan consensus in the Senate that has stopped the president from controlling the Fed. Once he started proposing unorthodox members for the Fed board, the Senate got extremely slow to act on his nominees. He just doesn’t have the votes to make monetary policy however he wants, and the Fed members, unlike Republican members of Congress, don’t have to fear what happens when they go home and Republican voters yell at them because the president said they were bad. … [Read more...] about Why Is the Stock Market Doing So Well?
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ISAF said surfers and those participating in board sports accounted for 53% of attacks. "This group spends a large amount of time in the surf zone, an area commonly frequented by sharks, and may unintentionally attract sharks by splashing, paddling, and 'wiping out,'" according to the report. … [Read more...] about Florida is the shark attack capital of the world, again
But that doesn't mean it'll fly in the summer: Pilots will have to go through training in a simulator before they are able to fly the planes. Airlines may hold off on returning the planes to their fleets, depending on when they're allowed to fly them again: If it's after the summer rush, they may wait until the year-end holiday travel season. And global regulators may approve the plane at different intervals, which means some, but not all, 737 Max planes may remain grounded after they begin flying in the United States. … [Read more...] about The stock market is eerily calm again. Uh-oh…
"There's so much to figure out about this. We're not ready to launch it, and who knows where it'll go," Garutti said. But the goal is "not just retention, but more applications." So far, 63% of Shake Shack's job candidates pointed to the shorter workweek as the driving reason they applied, according to the company. … [Read more...] about Four-day workweeks and stock options: How Shake Shack lures workers in a tight market
The three-story, 160,000-square-foot building at 10344 Sam Houston Parkway is fully leased to three tenants. The building was completed in 2013 and sits on 8.5 acres. … [Read more...] about JLL lines up refinancing for NW Houston office building