Man charged with stealing U.S. Social Security benefits

A U.S. citizen was indicted by a federal grand jury in San Diego Monday on charges of stealing nearly $100,000 in Social Security disability benefits by concealing his overseas residency for almost a decade. An arrest warrant has been issued for 58-year-old Andre Lorenzo Jackson, who is believed … [Read More...]

Canadian Home Prices Get Used To A Slower Roll

The Teranet-National Bank House Price Index of Canadian home prices for August was released this morning. On a national level, the index rose 0.14% MoM at an annual rate; higher, but just barely. August’s YoY growth came in at 1.36%, its lowest level since November 2009. While this may sound … [Read More...]

Pins on Pinterest: Emergency preparedness on the mind

Living on the east bench of Santaquin, emergency preparedness and evacuation plans have been at the top of my mind over the last few days as we've all witnessed and even been directly impacted by the recent evacuation areas of Elk Ridge and Woodland Hills. With flames licking the … [Read More...]

Fed Speakers Cancel Each Other Out

Recent speeches of FOMC members have leaned very slightly towards dovishness over the last few months, but that doesn’t mean there haven’t been active arguments between hawks and doves! For instance, Atlanta Fed President Bostic (a voter) has tilted more dovish lately, wanting only 1 more hike and no … [Read More...]

Turkey will increase troop numbers in Cyprus: Erdogan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has vowed that Ankara will increase rather than reduce its troops numbers in Cyprus, a move that could further set back attempts to reunify the divided Mediterranean island. In comments published in Turkish media Monday, Erdogan added that Turkey had no need for a naval … [Read More...]