We’re Sorry …

By |2017-07-17T12:34:46+00:00October 1st, 2012|Global Market Update, News|

We’re Sorry … Oops. That’s what Apple said last week about their new mapping application. In a rather embarrassing press release, CEO Tim Cook apologized to iPhone users for the buggy, fault-laden app the company put out last week. Users of the new iPhone 5 and folks who upgraded to the new operating system saw the Google Maps application replaced by Apple’s, which made a lot of mistakes: […]

Durable Goodness

By |2017-07-17T12:34:57+00:00February 27th, 2012|News|

Today’s durable goods number was lousy,  but here’s the overall chart:Total durable goods orders remain in an uptrend. Let’s keep an eye on this one, though. We’re 40% above the trough of March of ’09, and the uptrend from before was broken in May of ’08. Then it fell off the cliff.