China New Normal Brings Benefits to US Economy


Written by Yuhua Zhang, GEI Associate

As is mentioned in my previous articles about China's new normal, economic reform will sacrifice short-term economic growth to pursue quality improvement in long-term economic development, which is the best way forward for Chinese economy. In the meanwhile, China's new normal also brings "positive energy" to global growth, which definitely includes the world's No.1 economy.


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What We Read Today 30 March 2015

Econintersect: Every day our editors collect the most interesting things they find from around the internet and present a summary "reading list" which will include very brief summaries (and sometimes longer ones) of why each item has gotten our attention. Suggestions from readers for "reading list" items are gratefully reviewed, although sometimes space limits the number included.

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There are Some People that Commit 'Murder-Suicide' But They are Extremely Rare

by Peter Kinderman, The Conversation

It seems beyond doubt that the co-pilot of Germanwings flight 4U9525 made a conscious decision to destroy the plane and kill the passengers. As with all other "murder-suicides", this is a psychological phenomenon that demands an explanation, and action to prevent future tragedies as far as that is possible.


Infographic Of The Day: Airplane Safety Equipment A View From The Top

Look up! Right now there are approximately 5,000 planes in the air over the United States.

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Video of the Day:

In response to the report that says the aircraft audio shows a pilot was locked out of cockpit: "(...) A senior military official says, "Then the audio indicated that one of the pilots left the cockpit and could not re-enter. “The guy outside is knocking lightly on the door, and then he hits the door stronger, and no answer. There is never an answer. You can hear he is trying to smash the door down.”

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FOREX NEWS by DailyForex

U.S. Job Report to Spur Fed Decision

Economists and investors are anxious about the March U.S. labor market report due out in the next week which could be the deciding factor in when the Federal Reserve will spring its first interest rate hike.

Forex Week in Review

Last week saw the final trading session for the week, the month and the quarter from the perspective of these summaries. Get the analysis for March 30, 2015 here.

Weekly Economic & Political Timeline

This week does not look like it is going to be especially eventful. Nearly all western countries, with the notable exception of the U.S.A., will be going on public holiday this Friday for Easter. This is a major holiday and we can expect to see a falling-off of volumes in the financial market towards the end of the week.

Fed’s Faces Dilemma

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen is in an unpleasant position these days facing a market uncertain of where it is heading in the near future.

Asian Stocks Mixed on Middle East Fears

Asian stocks were mixed on Friday as rising tensions in the Middle East obscured the investment outlook, while the dollar rebounded.
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This Unique Fund Has Beaten the Market for 40 Years

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Iran is Ready to Crash Pipelineistan

by Pepe Escobar

Appeared previously at Doomstead Diner 23 March 2015

Way beyond an Iran nuclear deal, and way beyond the end of a nasty economic siege that"s been in place for 35 years since the Islamic Revolution, the coming Western embrace means above all that Iran is now ready to crash the chessboard I call Pipelineistan.


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Gasoline Prices for Week Ending 30 March 2015 Down Almost 1 Cent Last Week, Consolidation Still In Progress

Econintersect: Average gasoline prices fell 0.7 cents per gallon nationwide this past week following the previous week"s 0.1 cent rise. From the same week one year ago, gas prices have fallen $1.12 a gallon.

Average prices by region and a breakdown by grade follow after "Read more....".

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