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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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by Felix Richter, Statista.com
-- this post authored by Niall McCarthy
Last week, primary school students across Germany were finally able to drop their pencils and start enjoying their summer holidays.
Infographic Of The Day: Effects Of Quitting Smoking
Cigarette smoking is to blame 443,000 deaths each year in the United States.
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by Yanis Varoufakis
IMF confesses it immolated Greece on behalf of the Eurogroup
This week began with a debate in Greek Parliament called by the Official Opposition (the troika's main, but not only, domestic cheerleaders) for the purposes of, eventually, indicting me for daring to counter the troika while minister of finance in the first six months of 2015.
by Michael E. Lewitt
Money Morning Article of the Week
Back in 1998, my firm visited with a prominent money manager in New York City.
At the time, we were trying to raise money to invest in less‐than‐investment‐grade corporate debt. We attended the meeting and, to put it politely, we were given the brush off. That was no big deal - it happened all the time.
29Jul2016 Market Close: Wall Street Closes Higher, US Dollar Falls, WTI Crude Gains Fractionally Off
29Jul2016 Market Update: Wall Street Trades At New Historic Highs, DOW Remains Nearly Flat Up 25 Poi
29Jul2016 Pre-Market Commentary: US GDP Falls Sharply, US Dollar Drops Precipitously, Gold And Crude
Written by Steven Hansen
Econintersect's Economic Index is no longer in contraction but its level is correlating to a snail's pace economic growth. The index remains near the lowest value since the end of the Great Recession. This month a graphic has been added to highlight the differences with GDP.