Saturday, October 29, 2011

10.29.2011









Dateline: 29 October 2011

AxSA Factoid of the Week
27 October 2011
Thanks in no small part to strong demand and a flood of cheap dollars, commodity prices have soared, and so too have the prices for metal storage. In fact, two-thirds of that storage capacity - like the capacity in New Orleans that houses 60% of zinc stockpiles - is owned by four banks: JP Morgan, Glencore, Goldman Sachs, and Trafigura.

Talk Forward: Headlines
25 October 2011 - Gary Harrell & Tray Bailey
To listen to the podcast, click here.


News & Commentary
Health
CDC Examines Suicidal Thoughts State by State
International Business Times
There were more than one million suicide attempts between 2008 and 2009, but the problem is more pervasive in some states than in others...Read More

Economics
Can the U.S. Avoid a Double-Dip?
A panel of leading political figures and financiers discussed the question at the Milken Institute Summit London...View here.
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Lean Companies Ready to Cut
Wall Street Journal
Though the cash on their balance sheets remains at peak levels, many enterprises are nervous about the drop in consumer demand...Read More

The Broken Contract
Foreign Affairs
With the economy is stagnation, the concept of income inequality has come to the fore...Read More

Marketing
The Yelp Factor: Are Consumer Reviews Good for Business
Harvard Business Review
Public digital reviews shape the reputation of a business. Your business needs to be prepared to do its part to impact consumer decision-making...Read More

Reap What You Know
Investor's Business Daily
Think you cannot get paid well for your intellectual capital? Think again...Read More

Technology
Can Projecting Texts & Playlists on Your Car's Windshield Make You a Safer Driver?
Boston Globe
SmartHUD technology will affect the necessary range of your sight while on the road...Read More

Events
WBRC Entrepreneurial Training: How & Why to Write a Business Plan?
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM, November 7 & 10, 2011
2475 Canal St., New Orleans, Louisiana
For additional information on this workshop, please contact Sheenan Green at 504.620.9647

Life & Leisure
Spirits
How to pick a good scotch whiskey? LX/101 shows us...See More

Cars
Automobile magazine says the 2012 Audi A7 worth your attention...Read More


2 comments:

Digger in LV said...

GARY, I AM LOVING THIS REFORMAT OF THE PODCAST AS MUCH AS THE NEW 52! IT'S SMART AND STILL INFORMATIVE! SWEET JOB!

Tyler L. said...

You guys did a good job today but you need a female voice on the podcast.

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