Can 'Switch' Replicate Nintendo's Past Success


by Felix Richter,

Recently, Nintendo (OTC:NTDOY) held a presentation in Tokyo to provide the world with more details on its upcoming video game console.

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What We Read Today 20 January 2017

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Who's Smoking In The U.S.

by Felix Richter,

-- this post authored by Dyfed Loesche

Smoking's bad for you - that much is clear.

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Infographic Of The Day: Unusual Pets

We all know that person who isn't content with a dog or cat or some other pet that everyone else has.

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Current Weather Outlook

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NOAA maintains the fiction that we have a La Nina and now forecasts two weeks of wet followed by two weeks of dry. This part of the forecast may indeed work out if the ridge forecast over the Western U.S. materializes. We should be having very interesting and highly changeable weather for the next 30 days at least. At this point, three storms are teed up to impact the West and Southwest within the next ten days. Then the pattern changes to a more dry pattern. The temperature changes may be even more rapid.


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How To Read Theresa May's Brexit Speech

from The Conversation

-- this post authored by Paul James Cardwell, University of Sheffield

Almost seven months after Britain voted to leave the European Union, the country's prime minister, Theresa May, has finally given some much needed clarity on how Brexit will happen. Or has she?

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13 January 2017: ECRI's WLI Growth Index Insignificantly Improves

ECRI's WLI Growth Index which forecasts economic growth six months forward remains in positive territory for the 43rd week - after spending the previous 35 consecutive weeks in negative territory. This is compared to RecessionAlerts similar weekly leading index. ECRI also released their coincident index this week.

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