Written by Econintersect
Early Bird Headlines 24 August 2016
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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Written by Frank Li
Rio Olympics 2016 closed on August 21. I thoroughly enjoyed it by spending numerous hours watching it, just as I did with all the recent Olympics! What about you?
Infographic Of The Day: Real Motels In Big Screen Movies
Hotels in films are often memorable for the wrong reasons. Think of The Bates Motel in Psycho. What would the customers of The Overlook Hotel from The Shining have had to say about a stay in such a spooky place? Or how about the ageing patrons of the Exotic Marigold Hotel?
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by Reverse Engineer, Doomstead Diner
Discuss this article at the Education Table inside the Diner
A few weeks ago we saw a NEW Collapse Problem crop up, which is that apparently we have a GLUT of Lawyers! (this article has been on ice for a while due to other pressing collapse issues needing attentinon at Sunday Brunch)
The Ongoing Collapse Of Turkey's Secular Democracy And... The Backstory To The Attempted Turkish Cou
Written by Jim Welsh
Macro Tides Technical Review 22 August 2016
What a difference a week makes! Not! For the last 31 days the S&P has not experienced a day when the trading range exceeded 1%. Between July 14 and August 1, the S&P had traded in a 1% range for 13 trading days, the longest, most narrow trading range in more than 40 years.
22Aug2016 Market Close: US Stocks Were Little Changed Today, Crude Prices Fell By 3%, Short-Term Ind
from the American Chemistry Council
The Chemical Activity Barometer (CAB) expanded 0.4 percent in August following an upward revision for July. This marks the barometer's sixth consecutive monthly gain.