Written by Merlin Rothfeld, Online Trading Academy
Econintersect: Here is a day-by-day rundown of the global economic calendar events for the coming week and the important earnings announcements each day, as well.
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by Duncan Forgan, The Conversation
We all know and love the moon. We"re so assured that we only have one that we don"t even give it a specific name. It is the brightest object in the night sky, and amateur astronomers take great delight in mapping its craters and seas. To date, it is the only other heavenly body with human footprints.
Infographic Of The Day: Using Tree Rings To Reveal Climate Secrets
Scientists can determine a lot about past climates by taking core samples from trees that have lived for hundreds or thousands of years.
Special Report from Money Morning and Wall Street Insights & Indictments
by Shah Gilani, Money Morning
The Federal Reserve System has a very dark history.
I"m talking about a history of murder.
Maybe you didn"t know, but there"s a theory that the Fed ordered John F. Kennedy"s assassination.
Today, I"ll share with you the facts behind that theory.
And then I"ll show you the facts that prove the Fed is guilty of even more murders...
Written by Trefis
Below is a summary of the activity at Trefis during the past week that Trefis 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.
Click "Read more..." to see our clickable table of contents with the most covered companies (more than 1 article) of the week identified.
Written by Doug Short and Steven Hansen
The second estimate of fourth quarter 2014 Real Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is now a positive 2.2%. This data point was +2.6% in the advance GDP estimate. The downward revision to the percent change in real GDP primarily reflected downward revision to private inventory investment.