Written by Econintersect
Early Bird Headlines 01 May 2015
Econintersect: Here are some of the headlines we found to help you start your day. For more headlines see our afternoon feature for GEI members, What We Read Today, which has many more headlines and a number of article discussions to keep you abreast of what we have found interesting.
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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Written by Frank Li
For American politics, all eyes are now on Indiana, which will hold its 2016 primaries next Tuesday, May 3. Over the past few days, two of the biggest political news stories have been the two major endorsements:
Obviously, it was a full-hearted endorsement for Trump vs. a half-hearted one for Cruz! But is there more to the size of the heart? Yes, hear me out ...
Infographic Of The Day: Travel Hacks And Tips
The hundreds of travel articles collected were analysed according to how widely they were shared. The most popular were then examined to create a holiday timeline with travellers favourite tips that can help you save money and make each stage of a holiday easier.
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from The Conversation
-- this post authored by James Knowles, Brunel University London
This year marks 400 years since the publication of the first volume of poet and playwright Ben Jonson's collected texts, the first complete English translation of Homer's Iliad and Odyssey, by poet and translator George Chapman, and the Political Works of King James I, arriving a few years after the King James Bible. Little would contemporaries have guessed that 400 years later these momentous works would be eclipsed by a death in Warwickshire - one William Shakespeare.
Written by Jeff Miller, A Dash of Insight
Dr. John Hussman is a very successful money manager and is equally well known for his weekly market analysis articles which have contained what I euphemistically call 'The Hussman Chart'. It is actually a continuum of charts that has been widely followed, some, if not many, without a real understanding of how the charts were constructed and what assumptions might have been made in the process.
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Written by Steven Hansen
Econintersect's Economic Index marginally dropped into contraction. The index is at the lowest value since the end of the Great Recession.