by Felix Richter, Statista.com
-- this post authored by Niall McCarthy
Myanmar has always recorded high scores in studies about charitable donations.
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Written by Sig Silber
Hard to know what the main theme tonight is: Hurricane Paine (which you can track here), first Fall Storm, or the Cool Anomaly shifting west out of the ONI Measurement Area? So I guess we will cover all of that and more.
Written by Dan Steinbock, Difference Group
Recently, Japan's second quarter GDP growth was revised up to 0.7%, after four consecutive quarters of stagnation. But don't set your hopes too high.
by Keith Fitz-Gerald, Money Morning
Money Morning Article of the Week
This Stock Could Make 420% Gains as America's Presidential Battle Rages
2016 is already forecast to be the most expensive election of our lives as America drowns in political advertising. But this profit play won't just resist the election-year chaos - it actually feeds off it. I'm projecting 420% gains for this small-cap stock once the shouting's over - and this report shows you exactly why.
23Sep2016 Market Close: US Indexes Close Lower As Crude Prices Slip, Fed Lowers Economic Growth Pros
23Sep2016 Market Update: US Markets Fall Further On KSA's No Deal Report, Crude Prices Slip 3 Percen
23Sep2016 Pre-Market Commentary: Wall Street To Open Lower For Some Profit Taking, Crude Prices Rema
The year-over-year rate of growth of the US Coincident Index marginally slowed relative to last month's revised level. A comparison of this US Coincident Index with the Aruoba-Diebold-Scotti business conditions index, Conference Board Coincident Index, ECRI's Coincident Index, and the Chicago Fed National Activity Index follows.