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by Joanne Orlando, The Conversation
Have you seen the how-to video of a teenage girl styling her hair that went disastrously wrong? She was obviously very disturbed by what happened, yet still uploaded the footage onto YouTube. Do you think a 45 or 50 year-old would upload an equivalent video of themselves?
Infographic Of The Day: A Calorie Is Not A Calorie
Why aren't all calories the same? Dr. Lustig's famous statement "a calorie is not a calorie" has baffled many.
FOREX NEWS by DailyForex
Ask any consumer if they are worried about falling prices and they will give you a bemused smile and say “no”. In the experience of most of us, falling prices are only ever a transient effect, a pleasant and fleeting surprise.
Today’s March consumer price index is more important than usual since it is one piece of data that traders say could change their assumptions on Fed policy.
Over the past 18 months, the Australian Dollar has been under significant pressure, at one point striking a 6-year trough as growth prospects diminished.
Even the Greek government accepts that without help from its Eurozone partners, it will be unable to meet all of its obligations.
European Central Bank (ECB) chief Mario Draghi dismissed fears of a Greek default at his regular press conference in Frankfurt on Wednesday, after the central bank announced that it was keeping interest rates steady.
by Matt Nesvisky, NBER Digest
Appeared National Bureau of Economic Research Digest, 15 April 2015
The greater the changes required by new technologies, the author reasons, the more growth may slow in the short run, but once adaptation occurs growth should accelerate.
Quarterly Review and Outlook, First Quarter 2015
by Van R. Hoisington and Lacy H. Hunt, Hoisington Asset Management
Over the more than two thousand years of economic history, a clear record emerges regarding the relationship between the level of indebtedness of a nation and its resultant pace of economic activity.
17Apr2015 Market Update: Averages Open Lower And Continue To Trend Downward After U. Of Michigan Rep
17Apr2015 Pre-Market Commentary: U.S. Market Futures Dow Half Percent, Averages Expected To Open Low
The above graph shows the index value for the US Coincident Index including February 2015 data (released Friday). A comparison of US Coincident Index, Aruoba-Diebold-Scotti business conditions index, Conference Board"s Coincident Index, ECRI"s USCI (U.S. Coincident Index), and Chicago Fed National Activity Index (CFNAI) coincident indicators follows. In general, most coincident indices (except for this Philly Fed Coincident Index) are showing slower growth.