Written by Felix Richter, Statista.com
-- this post authored by Felix Richter with contributions by Econintersect
Due to the fact that social media services such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat are inaccessible in China, there exists a whole ecosystem of social networking and messaging platforms that are immensely popular in and around China but hardly known anywhere else in the world.
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by Philip Pilkington
Here's an interesting fact that I'll bet many of you didn't know: the current head of the Federal Reserve, Janet Yellen, wrote a short paper in 1980 examining the theories of the Post-Keynesians. You can find it here.
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Infographic Of The Day: LNG Markets Unleashed - How Texas Stands To Benefit
LNG (liquefied natural gas) is becoming a global commodity, approaching a more unified price. Liquefying natural gas allows it to be shipped to multiple destinations all over the world
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Written by Sig Silber
1:15 AM EDT Sept 23, 2017: LATEST FROM NHC: "...DANGEROUS HURRICANE MARIA FORECAST TO MOVE NORTHWARD OVER THE WESTERN ATLANTIC WATERS... ...HIGH SWELLS ARE EXPECTED TO INCREASE ALONG PORTIONS OF THE SOUTHEAST UNITED STATES COAST..." "The ridge is forecast to amplify westward during the next few days, but it is not expected to be strong enough to block the northward motion of the hurricane."
Written by Dan Steinbock, Difference Group
As the US policy has failed in the Korean Peninsula, dark scenarios cast a shadow over the region - but could also pave way for peace.
by John Persinos, InvestingDaily.com
Investing Daily Article of the Week
A week ago two new hurricanes, Jose and Maria, were heading for the United States. So far neither has made continental landfall; Jose is in the Atlantic and churning off the northeastern coast; Maria pounded the Caribbean and followed a trajectory similar to Irma's before veering to the north after ravaging Puerto Rico. This activity comes in the wake of hurricanes Harvey and Irma, all of which begs the question: What's next? Locusts?
22Sep2017 Market Close: Wall Street Closes Flat, Investors Wary Of World Events And Upcoming Corpora
22Sep2017 Market Update: Wall Street Trading In The Red As Losses In Healthcare Offset Gains In Ener
ECRI's WLI Growth Index which forecasts economic growth six months forward is now showing no growth. This is compared to RecessionAlerts similar weekly leading index. ECRI also released their coincident and lagging this week.