Early Bird Headlines 31 July 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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Econintersect: When we put together yesterday's Early Bird Headlines devoted entirely to Greece, almost half were devoted to a Greek Member of Parliament. That MP, Yanis Varoufakis, was formerly Finance Minister for Greece - he resigned early this month. In this article we have collected recent articles about Mr. Varoufakis and tried to organized them into better groups than is done in the Early Bird format. Some of the articles from yesterday morning's post are included here, but additional ones are as well.
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The U.S. Dollar continued to gain positive momentum in the wake of the Federal Reserve’s latest policy decision.
The U.S. economy continues to improve with decreasing unemployment and improvement in the housing sector.
Markets have a way of switching gears almost overnight and that is what seems to be happening in Asia.
The US Dollar edged higher against the Japanese Yen as investors dismiss the recent rout in Chinese equities and as speculation grows that the U.S. could soon see a rise in interest rates.
The big question hanging in the air this week is whether or not the Fed will officially schedule a date for the interest rate increase which it has been predicting for the last few months.
by Cengiz Gunes, The Conversation
The recent surge of violence in Turkey following the massacre of socialist activists in Suruc has brought Turkey perilously close to an all-out conflict with the Kurds.
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