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I can’t be seen, but I’m all around. I have no mouth, yet can make a sound. I can be harnessed, but never bound. No hands have I, yet I move the ground. What am I?
Last week’s riddle:
Last week’s answer:
Divide the 9 cubes into 3 groups of 3. Weigh two groups. This way, you can find out which group has the heavier cube in it. Choose 2 cubes from this group and compare their weights. By deduction, you will determine the heaviest cube.
September 26, 2011
INVESTORS SEEK CASH, WATCH POLICY MOVES
EXISTING Home Sales UP 7.7% in AUGUST
conference board LEADING INDICATORS RISE
BLEAK WEEK FOR GOLD & CRUDE
CONFIDENCE TAKES A HOLIDAY
THIS WEEK: Monday, the Census Bureau releases new home sales figures for August. Tuesday, the July S&P/Case-Shiller home price index comes out, plus the Conference Board’s September consumer confidence index; Walgreens issues an earnings report. Wednesday brings a look at August durable goods orders. On Thursday, we have a new report on pending home sales and new initial claims figures; Germany’s parliament also votes on expanding the Eurozone bailout fund. On Friday, we get the Commerce Department’s report on August consumer spending and the University of Michigan’s final September consumer sentiment survey.
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