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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by Felix Richter, Statista.com
-- 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.
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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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.
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.
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Click 'Read more...' to see our clickable table of contents with the most covered companies (more than 1 article) of the week identified.
22Jul2016 Market Close: Wall Street Closes Fractionally Higher, US Dollar Climbs Higher As WTI Crude
22Jul2016 Market Update: WTI Crude Falling Below $44 And Further Losses Expected As The US Dollar Ri
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.