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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.

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What We Read Today 30 July 2015

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.

This feature is published every day late afternoon New York time. For early morning review of headlines see "The Early Bird" published every day in the early am at GEI News (membership not required for access to "The Early Bird".).

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The Varoufakis Vortex

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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Infographic Of The Day: Smart Scales Compared

How to pick a smart scale!

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Video of the Day:

The grassy banks of the river Barrow in Ireland may look unproductive in agricultural terms, but the land and its vegetation may hold the key to an energy revolution. The plant giving rise to such optimism is called myscanthus.


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FOREX NEWS by DailyForex

Dollar’s Momentum in Overdrive

The U.S. Dollar continued to gain positive momentum in the wake of the Federal Reserve’s latest policy decision.

Fed Still On Line for September Rate Increase

The U.S. economy continues to improve with decreasing unemployment and improvement in the housing sector.

Japan Moves to Eclipse China in Retail Sales

Markets have a way of switching gears almost overnight and that is what seems to be happening in Asia.

Yen Dips as Safe Haven Appeal Wanes

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.

Will Fed Hint at Rate Increase at Wednesday Meeting

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.
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August 2015 Economic Forecast: Weakest Growth Since April 2010

Written by Steven Hansen

Econintersect's Economic Index declined to the lowest level since April 2010. The tracked sectors of the economy remain relatively soft with most expanding at the lower end of the range seen since the end of the Great Recession. Our economic index has been in a long term decline since late 2014.

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