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.
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from The Conversation, The Conversation
-- this post authored by Peter Squires, University of Brighton
The murder of two journalists in Virginia, live on TV, by a disgruntled co-worker who later shot himself, has once again sparked debates about gun legislation in the US, with the White House calling for action by Congress.
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by Per Bylund
Appeared originally at mises.org 22 August 2015
Economics is dead, and economists killed it.
What we have seen over the course of the last eighty years is a systematic dismantling of the contribution of economics to our understanding of the social world.
by Charles Hugh Smith, Of Two Minds
Are there any conditions now that are actually better than those of 2008?
28Aug2015 Market Close: Small Caps Close Up Nicely, Large Caps Close Down Or Near The Unchanged Line
28Aug2015 Market Update: Markets Looking Weak Going Into The Afternoon Session As Oil Appears To Hav
28Aug2015 Pre-Market Commentary: Stock Future Indexes Sliding Off Yesterday's Closing Numbers, Oil O
Written by Steven Hansen
This leading index continues to be recalculated (what good is a leading index which continues to be recalculated?) - and continues to forecast stable but relatively weak growth for the remainder of the year. A review of all major leading indicators follows - and no leading index is particularily strong.