You'll Never See a Better Moment to Invest in China


Money Morning Article of the Week

by Keith Fitz-Gerald, Money Morning

I want to give you a truthful look at what"s happening in the single most underestimated, misunderstood, and perpetually disrespected country on earth: China.


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What We Read Today 26 May 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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Americans Lost $100+ Million to Online Scams in 2014

by Felix Richter,

In 2014, victims of Internet crimes in the United States lost more than $800 million as a new report published by the FBI"s Internet Crime Complaint Center reveals.


Infographic Of The Day: Food Photography

The principles of great food photography from an expert

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Video of the Day:

Senator Elizabeth Warren spoke on the Senate floor on February 26, 2015 about the Investor-State Dispute Settlement provision in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement.

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FOREX NEWS by DailyForex

Greece Unable To Pay IMF

In June, Greece must repay €1.5 billion to the IMF and roll over €5.2 billion in short-term bonds.

Oil Prices Steady—For Now

Crude oil seems to be making a comeback. With prices rebounding significantly over the last few weeks, traders are jumping back in with expectations of continued gains.

Fed’s Fischer Says Rate Hike Debate Driven by Data, Not Date

With all the talk by Fed Chairwomen Janet Yellen and other Fed officials that interest rates will be raised by the end of the year, Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer seems to be taking a different approach, believing that there is a risk to raising interest rates prematurely.

Weekly Economic & Political Timeline

Although the Forex market is open all week, Monday is a public holiday in both the U.K. and the U.S.A., as well as most of the rest of Europe, so it should be a very quiet day.

Forex Week in Review

Last week was a positive affair for the world’s major markets with the one exception of the Dow. Get the analysis for the week of May 25, 2015 here.
 more investing, markets, precious metals & forex Technical Summary 26 May 2015

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What Exactly is the Role of an Inflation-Targeting Central Bank?

Hypocracy about "Rules" in the Eurozone

by Dirk Ehnts, Econoblog101

I have always thought that an inflation-targeting central bank is independent because it follows a clear goal: get inflation to fall in line with the target in the medium term. What I cannot understand is what ECB and Bundesbank are doing.


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May 2015 Chemical Activity Barometer Rises. Suggests Gains In Business Will Continue Into 2016.

from the American Chemistry Council

The Chemical Activity Barometer (CAB), jumped 0.7 percent in May, as measured on a three-month moving average (3MMA). Reaching an index of 99.3, last seen in November 2007, the CAB remains up 3.3 percent over a year ago, and suggests gains in business activity now will continue into 2016.

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