by Felix Richter, Statista.com
-- this post authored by Martin Armstrong
Since the post recession low of 154,452 pounds in March 2009, the average house price in the UK has been plotting a generally upward course.
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-- this post authored by Martin Archer, Queen Mary University of London
With thousands of exoplanets discovered to date, it's no wonder that we regularly come across 'Earth-like worlds' around distant stars. But let's face it: while it's exciting that there are planets out there that may be able to harbour life, they are so far away that we will not be able to visit them anytime soon.
Infographic Of The Day: Vacations In The United Kingdom
The UK holds some fantastic locations that you might not even be aware. One can go through Scotland, and round the north, east, south and west of England.
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Buy When There's Blood In The Streets - Part 2 Of Not The Best Time In History To Invest In Real Estate
by Lee Adler, Wall Street Examiner
Last week I began to show why now is not the best time in history to invest in real estate, rebutting a column posted August 22 at Dow Jones Marketwatch.
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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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26Aug2016 Market Close: US Markets Close In The Red, US Dollar Remains Higher, Crude And Gold Back D
26Aug2016 Market Update: US Markets Unexpectedly Opened Higher, Then Declined After Digesting Yellen
26Aug2016 Pre-Market Commentary: US Futures Fractionally Down, US Dollar Falling, Gold Rising, WTI C
ECRI's WLI Growth Index which forecasts economic growth six months forward marginally declined but remains in positive territory for the 22nd week - after spending the previous 35 consecutive weeks in negative territory. This is compared to RecessionAlerts similar index.