Written by John Lounsbury
Econintersect: This video is officially titled: Oliver Stone's Untold History of the United States, Prequel A: Colonialism.
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by Felix Richter, Statista.com
-- this post authored by Niall McCarthy
Looking back at the attempted Turkish coup in July, how many coup attempts generally succeed and how many fail?
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People are talking about how they just saw the latest movie or how they are watching the latest TV shows episode. They are downloading illegally and they talk about it like its nothing.
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Written by Sig Silber
Global Warming takes a break at least for CONUS as cold is the forecast for the Northern Tier of CONUS (and points North). It first looked like this would be a meridional pattern bringing record cold down to the Southwest but the Jet Stream turned zonal in the nick of time. So the cold air is being distributed more equitably. Waiting for NOAA to walk back their incongruous La Nina Advisory...probably December 8.
Written by Dirk Ehnts, Econoblog101
The Financial Times writes about Laffer endorsing Trump's policy of tax cuts for the rich:
by Richard Stavros
Investing Daily Article of the Week
In the face of macroeconomic and sector-specific challenges, income investors should consider a strategy that focuses on a new type of high-growth utility.
09Dec2016 Market Close: Wall Street Closes On A New High, Trump Sugar High, Crude Prices Testing Res
09Dec2016 Market Update: New Highs, New Correction Concerns Loom, Short-term Indicators Remain Bulli
09Dec2016 Pre-Market Commentary: Wall Street Set To Open Flat, But On The Green Side, WTI Crude Atta
ECRI's WLI Growth Index which forecasts economic growth six months forward remains in positive territory for the 37th week - after spending the previous 35 consecutive weeks in negative territory. This is compared to RecessionAlerts similar weekly leading index. Also ECRI released their inflation outlook this past week.