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Trefis: Highlights Week Ending 29 April 2016

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Written by Trefis

Below is a summary of the activity at Trefis during the past week thatTrefis thoughtEconintersect readers would find interesting.

Trefis is a financial community structured around trends, forecasts and insights related to some of the most popular stocks in the US. It provides the unique feature of allowing the user to model future valuation based upon projected changes in components of each business. It also provides communication capabilities among members, including consensus of member analysis compared to Trefis staff analysis and blogging opportunities for members.

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Click 'Read more...' to see our clickable table of contents with the most covered companies (more than 1 article) of the week identified.

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What We Read Today 30 April 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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Explainer: What's The Difference Between Tax Avoidance And Evasion?

from The Conversation

-- this post authored by Tommaso Faccio, University of Nottingham

In the wake of the Panama papers revelations, the distinction between tax planning, tax avoidance, aggressive tax avoidance and tax evasion seems to have been lost between the lines. The basic difference is that avoidance is legal and evasion is not. But it's not quite as simple as that.

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Infographic Of The Day: Travel Hacks And Tips

The hundreds of travel articles collected were analysed according to how widely they were shared. The most popular were then examined to create a holiday timeline with travellers favourite tips that can help you save money and make each stage of a holiday easier.

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Video of the Day:

At the JET reactor at Culham Centre for Fusion Energy -- http://ccfe.ac.uk -- I talk to the engineers about fusion power, being the hottest place in the solar system, deliberate disruptions, and about the surround-sound speakers that give a diagnostic test you might not expect.


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Investing.com Weekly Wrap-Up 29 April 2016



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Inflation Bet Is A Loser

Written by Rick Ackerman, Rick's Picks

The Wall Street Journal put out a full-court press of inflation blather this week, shilling the Fed and a mainstream consensus that higher prices for everything loom in our future.

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Written by Investing.com Staff, Investing.com

U.S. stocks post slight losses as Dow, S&P end April flat for the month

U.S. stocks fell slightly on Friday, ending April with one of their worst weeks since early-February as a sell-off in the technology and health care sectors, as well as a wave of soft economic data weighed on the major indices.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 57.12 or 0.32% to 17,773.64, while the S&P 500 Composite index fell 10.51 or 0.51% to 2,065.30, each closing lower despite a late rally in the final hour of the session. At session-lows, both indices moved into negative territory for the month before recovering to close the month fractionally higher. On the S&P 500, six of 10 sectors closed in the red.

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

May 2016 Economic Forecast: Outlook Slightly Recessionary

Written by Steven Hansen

Econintersect's Economic Index marginally dropped into contraction. The index is at the lowest value since the end of the Great Recession.

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