Asia's Millionaires Control The Most Wealth


by Felix Richter,

-- this post authored by Niall McCarthy

The amount of wealth controlled by the world's population of super rich individuals continues to increase every year.

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What We Read Today 30 June 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.

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Glioblastoma: Why These Brain Cancers Are So Difficult To Treat

from The Conversation

-- this post authored by Stuart Pitson, University of South Australia

You find yourself sitting in your doctor's surgery. It's only been a few days since your initial visit to check on these pounding headaches you've been waking up with, along with some dizziness, nausea and vomiting, and a general drowsy and disconnected feeling.

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Infographic Of The Day: Is Your Company Just 1 Weak Password Away From A Security Breach?

Today, just about everything we need to do is available as a cloud offering. With services like Office 365, Google Apps, and Dropbox,businesses are putting some of their most valuable intellectual property into the cloud. With all this convenience comes risk. With the use of a large number of 3rd party services, the enterprise landscape is far more complex. Corporate assets are now available from anywhere, with only a password protecting access to them.

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The World Health Organization has declared the Zika virus an international public health emergency, prompted by growing concern that it could cause birth defects. The infection appears to be linked to the development of unusually small heads and brain damage in newborns – called microcephaly – as well as other neurological defects. In adults, the virus is linked to a form of temporary paralysis.

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The 1% Won A Counter-Revolution While We Played

by Fabius Maximus,

Summary: Campaign 2016 has taught us invaluable lessons, as we choose between a clown and a Clinton - a servant of the 1% (sponsored by Goldman). Somewhere in our future lies the Third Republic.

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July 2016 Economic Forecast: Outlook Continues Slightly Recessionary. Too Early To Factor In Brexit Impact.

Written by Steven Hansen

Econintersect's Economic Index continues marginally in contraction but insignificantly improved. The index is slightly above the lowest value since the end of the Great Recession. Although Econintersect does not buy into proposition that Brexit is bad for the global economy, the financial markets do - and their reaction may cause a recessionary dynamic. For those alive in 1973 will remember that the oil embargo triggered a recession. Global events can contract the USA economy.

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