Miscellaneous

One note of concern we came across was that due to an unexpected frost damaging the coffee crops in some regions of Brazil, the cost of Arabica beans hit a seven-month high last week. There was an interesting little dichotomy in comparing two different ranking of favorable states that were released this week. First, CNBC…

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Miscellaneous

We noted this week that the country’s largest employer, Wal-Mart announced that it was raising the salaries of all of its managers in order to comply with the new overtime threshold ($47,476 up from $23,660) mandated by the Department of Labor (DOL). Interesting, we also noted that the retail giant is also cutting 7,000 jobs! …

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