Written by Econintersect
Early Bird Headlines 24 June 2017
Econintersect: Here are some of the headlines we found to help you start your day. For more headlines see our afternoon feature for GEI members, What We Read Today, which has many more headlines and a number of article discussions to keep you abreast of what we have found interesting.
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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Written by Frank Li
This post was triggered by two recent news stories:
With that, the Trump revolution is over, almost at least! Puzzled? Hear me out ...
Infographic Of The Day: Chart: Fintech Investment In 2016
According to a new report by Singapore-based venture capital firm Life.SREDA, last year was a mixed bag for fintech.
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Written by Sig Silber
Yikes!!!!! From NOAA:
One might add tropical activity to that (which is covered in the body of tonight's article) especially for the earlier part of the period.
Written by Dan Steinbock, Difference Group
As the White House is preparing to a political war for its survival, the Trump-Xi 100 day plan should overcome long-term pressures on US-China ties. After the two-day summit at Mar-a-Lago last month, the US and China announced a 100-day plan to improve strained trade ties and boost cooperation between two nations.
by Elliott Morss, Morss Global Finance
The financial world is abuzz about Amazon's offer to purchase Whole Foods for $13.4 billion. Before speculating about Bezos' plans, it is worth standing back a bit and put this in its global economic context. First off, we are not just talking about Amazon entering the grocery industry. Once a digital company is established in retail, there are significant economies of scale in entering other retail sectors.
23Jun2017 Market Close: Wall Street Finishes Off The Week With A Gain, DOW Down 3 Points, Other Majo
23Jun2017 Pre-Market Commentary: Wall Street Opens Higher, Crude Prices Edge Higher, Investors Await
ECRI's WLI Growth Index which forecasts economic growth six months forward remains in positive territory for over one year - after spending the previous 35 consecutive weeks in negative territory. This is compared to RecessionAlerts similar weekly leading index.