econintersect.com
       
  

Most Spam Messages Originate In The US

';



by Felix Richter, Statista.com

-- this post authored by Dyfed Loesche

About 55 percent of all e-mails sent worldwide are unwanted ad or spam mails, according to security software business Kaspersky.

Read more ...






 more WWRT

What We Read Today 10 February 2016

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".).

BECOME A GEI MEMBER - IT's FREE!

Every day most of this column ("What We Read Today") is available only to GEI members.

To become a GEI Member simply subscribe to our FREE daily newsletter.

Read more ...




 more features, analysis, studies, and news published in the last week

Red Cross CEO Dodges Congressional Questions About Cuts Around The Country

Special Report from ProPublica

-- this post authored by Justin Elliott

Congressman Bennie Thompson, who asked the charity for details about cuts to services, says he is 'troubled' by the lack of answers.

Read more ...









Infographic Of The Day: Factors That May Give You An Eye Twitch

Experiencing that pesky twitch and tic is extremely irritating and uncomfortable.

Read more ...







Video of the Day:

100,000,000 years from now, a team of alien geologists arrive at a mysterious blue-green planet, and decide to investigate. Here's what they'll find…


video of day picture





This widget provided by DailyForex.com Forex News & Brokers


 more investing, markets, precious metals & forex

Current Title: 10Feb2016 Market Close: U.S. Averages Gave Up Gains In Late Afternoon Trading As Oil and US Dollar Continue To Slip, The Fed Is Not Likely To Reverse Tightening Controls



 more opinion

Economics Professor: Negative Interest Rates Aimed At Driving Small Banks Out Of Business And Eliminating Cash

by Washington's Blog, Washington's Blog

More than one-fifth of the world's total GDP is in countries which have imposed negative interest rates, including Japan, the EU, Denmark, Switzerland and Sweden.

Read more ...










 USA economy at a glance (boxed items are updates in last 7 days)

December 2015 JOLTS Job Openings Year-over-Year Growth Rate Again Marginally Improved

Written by Steven Hansen

The BLS Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey (JOLTS) can be used as a predictor of future jobs growth, and the predictive elements show that the year-over-year growth rate of unadjusted private non-farm job openings marginally improved from last month. The growth rate trends marginally improved in the 3 month averages, but the 2015 year-to-date averages continue to decline.

Read more ...