Welcome to Earnings Week! This is the week when analysts look carefully at the financial models and balance sheets of bans, corporations and industry sectors. What was discovered this week was not seen since the days of the Great Recession in 2008. The Consumer Price Index (CPI) grows at a record pace, and the watch for inflation continues. Last month the nation posted its highest budget deficit in history, and the market remains volatile. Twitter is hacked, and the warning is clear: prepare for more attacks! Is local school opening in the Fall? If so, how are children learning? We seem to still be a nation at risk when it comes to the quality of our education systems.