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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.

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What We Read Today 06 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".).

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

Tokyo Doubles Down

by John Mauldin, Thoughts from the Frontline

'When it becomes serious, you have to lie.'

'I'm ready to be insulted as being insufficiently democratic, but I want to be serious... I am for secret, dark debates.'

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Infographic Of The Day: Human Sex Trafficking

The internet can be responsible for worsening behavior already harmful to the marginalized; in this case, we delve into the issue of human sex trafficking, and how the internet has turned it into an epidemic.

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Video of the Day:

It is inconceivable to imagine Africa without its elephants. Yet as poaching reaches critical levels, we are heading ever-closer to that grim reality. We take an in-depth look at why the demand for ivory skyrocketed, how the illegal wildlife trade is a threat to global security and what is being done to save Africa’s elephants from extinction.


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Why The US Presidential Primary System Is No Way To Run A Democracy

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.

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

December 2015 Consumer Credit Rate of Growth Nearly the Same As Last Month

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.

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