Monday, August 4, 2014
It is that time of year when Rink Rats has a summer break: the next three weeks we will have our annual cartoon edition, and two guest bloggers. Enjoy, we will see you on August 25 with our regular Rats.
BIRTHDAYS THIS WEEK – Birthday wishes and thoughts this week to: Richard Belzer (70), Sidney Crosby (27), Sam Elliott (70), Issam Ghazzawi …the best Professor at the University of La Verne, Brett Hull (50), Kevin Gallagher …famous for liking ice cubes in beer, Tom McGuire …put Scotia, New York on the map.
THE SWAMI’S WEEK TOP PICKS:
Major League Baseball Game of the Week – Saturday August 9 (7:10 PM ET): Washington Nationals (60-49) at Atlanta Braves (58-54), a battle for National League Eastern Division first place, Atlanta 5 The Nats 2.
2014 Season to date (41-36)
MARKET WEEK - U.S. stock investors look for better fortunes this week, after the biggest weekly drop for the S&P 500 index in more than two years put the benchmark index at a two-month low. The Dow Jones industrial average has fallen in seven of the past eight sessions, while the Nasdaq has fallen in six of seven sessions.
Until Next Monday, Adios.
August 4, 2014