from The Conversation
-- this post authored by Vybarr Cregan-Reid, University of Kent
As far back as the Greeks and Romans, humans have documented the belief that there is a strong link between exercise and intelligence. But in the last two decades, neuroscience has begun to catch up with Thales and Juvenal's idea that a sound mind flourishes in a healthy body.
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by Felix Richter, Statista.com
-- this post authored by Niall McCarthy
Directly after the British public voted to leave the European Union, every currency in the world gained against the pound. Gold, silver and platinium also rocketed as investers put their investments in safer assets.
Infographic Of The Day: British Slang - On The Money
British slang is fascinating; how can so many words mean the same thing and, more impressively, how can so many odd words make it into common use?
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29Jun2016 Market Close: DOW Closes Up 285 Points, Bulls Take Charge After Shocking Brexit, Indicators Are Bullish For Now
by Rodger Malcolm Mitchell, www.nofica.com
I received this letter written by someone named 'Mike,' whom I do not know, other than he lives in the UK
Written by Gary
Wall Street closes higher as global stocks and oil prices gain as Brexit nerves settle somewhat. Contracts to buy previously owned U.S. homes fell more than expected in May, crude erases Brexit losses, amid massive U.S. inventory draw closing in the mid 49's. SP 500 did not close above 2100 and needs too if this rally is to continue.
29Jun2016 Pre-Market Commentary: US Stock Future Indexes Up Fractionally Continuing Market Rally Aft
Written by Steven Hansen
The National Association of Realtors (NAR) seasonally adjusted pending home sales index declined. Our analysis of pending home sales is more positive than the NAR's, but we are forecasting relatively poor June home sales. The quote of the day from this NAR release: