24 economic reports haven’t been released because of the government shutdown. Even though the stock market hasn’t had much to trade off because of the lack of data, the S&P 500 is still up 6.54% year to date.

via upfina: The stock market is in a unique situation because the government shutdown has delayed many economic reports from being released. The government shutdown has lasted 31 days which is … Read more

China reports African Swine Fever has penetrated its largest pork producing province of Sichuan

www.reuters.com/article/us-china-swinefever/china-confirms-african-swine-fever-in-top-pig-region-sichuan-idUSKCN1NL06M BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s agricultural ministry confirmed on Friday the first outbreak of deadly African swine fever in the southwest province of Sichuan, the country’s top pig-producing region, raising … Read more