Written by Econintersect
Early Bird Headlines 07 February 2015
Econintersect: Here are some of the headlines we found to help you start your day. For more headlines see our afternoon feature for GEI members, What We Read Today, which has many more headlines and a number of article discussions to keep you abreast of what we have found interesting.
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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by John Mauldin, Thoughts from the Frontline
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from The Conversation
-- this post authored by Michael Patrick Cullinane, Northumbria University, Newcastle
The US baseball season is infamously long. Each team plays 162 games from the first week of April to the last week in September. October is reserved for the playoffs and the World Series. Then there's the pre-season: spring training starts in February, and the multi-million dollar trade deals consume much of the preceding winter months. November tends to be quiet, a reflective period to consider the year gone by and speculate on the one ahead. Yet the marathon season that follows, fans anticipate opening day as if it were the only event in the calendar.
by Jeff Miller, A Dash of Insight
The economic calendar is light and it is the start of the week-long Chinese New Year. This means some media time and space that must be filled. Needing an attention-getter, I expect the punditry to be asking:
Is a recession looming?
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Written by Steven Hansen
The headlines say consumer credit rate of growth surged - and came in well above market expectations. Our analysis shows year-over-year consumer credit growth rate was similar to last month with little change in the rate of growth. However, revolving credit's rate of growth is increasing, but is being offset by decline in non-revolving credit.