Insider Trading 22 July 2016: ServiceNow, Apple Selling


by Asif Suria

Insider buying increased last week with insiders buying $29.17 million of stock compared to $6.38 million in the week prior. Selling also increased with insiders selling $757.96 million of stock last week compared to $578.34 million in the week prior.

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What We Read Today 23 July 2016

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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Conventional Wisdom, Clinton Can Count On More Support From Own Party Than Trump

by Felix Richter,

-- this post authored by Dyfed Loesche

The National Convention to nominate the Republican presidential candidate is on its way in Cleveland, Ohio. Donald Trump polarizes, not only the wider American electorate, but more importantly his own party, the Republicans.

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Infographic Of The Day: Peer-to-Peer "Hotel Rooms" - Embrace The Adventure

Why go to a hotel or pay a huge booking fee through a rental agency when you can stay at a nice home. Places like Airbnb, HomeAway, OneFineStay and others are providing a cheaper, more accommodating locations to stay in while you travel.

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Video of the Day:

Neil deGrasse Tyson explains 10 things that we have heard all our life and re-told but are completely false. There is a sound system failure at about 2 minutes, but it is recovered.

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Trefis: Highlights Week Ending 22 July 2016

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Helicopters Are Coming

Written by John Lounsbury

In 1969, in a paper entitled 'The Optimum Quantity of Money', Milton Friedman wrote a parable about dropping money from helicopters for people to pick up off the ground. The idea is that to increase economic activity and create inflation in an economy running at less than capacity, an effective tool is direct transfer payments to the people.

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Written by Trefis

Below is a summary of the activity at Trefis during the past week thatTrefis thought Econintersect readers would find interesting. Trefis is a financial community structured around trends, forecasts and insights related to some of the most popular stocks in the US. It provides the unique feature of allowing the user to model future valuation based upon projected changes in components of each business. It also provides communication capabilities among members, including consensus of member analysis compared to Trefis staff analysis and blogging opportunities for members.

Click on graphic to go Trefis interactive page.

Click 'Read more...' to see our clickable table of contents with the most covered companies (more than 1 article) of the week identified.

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 USA economy at a glance (boxed items are updates in last 7 days)

15 July 2016: ECRI's WLI Growth Index Improved

ECRI's WLI Growth Index which forecasts economic growth six months forward was improved and remains in positive territory for the 17th week - after spending the previous 35 consecutive weeks in negative territory. ECRI has released their coincident and lagging indices and is reported below.

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