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-- this post authored by Miho Janvier, University of Dundee
Imagine seeing the lights of cities spreading around the Nile Delta and then in less than an hour gazing down on Mount Everest. The astronauts on the International Space Station (ISS) are among the lucky few who will have this humbling, once-in-a-lifetime experience of seeing the beauty of Earth from space.
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When summer finally rolls around, the last thing you want to do is drag your entire dorm room contents all the way home (especially if you typically fly home and ship your belongings) and try to squeeze your stuff into your parents' house.
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When summer finally rolls around, the last thing you want to do is drag your entire dorm room contents all the way home (especially if you typically fly home and ship your belongings) and try to squeeze your stuff into your parents’ house.
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by James Rickards, Daily Reckoning
The Federal Reserve uses a complicated econometric model to make its forecasts about the U.S. economy. This model is called 'Federal Reserve Bank U.S.,' nicknamed FERBUS. It shows growth of 5% in the near future.
Investing.com Technical Analysis (as of Tue, 01 September 2015 05:00pm EST)
by Investing.com Staff, Investing.com
Below, technical overviews and analysis for key stock indices, commodities and currency pairs, based on market activity at the close of the 01 September 2015 U.S. session. This information is a comprehensive summary derived from simple and exponential moving averages along with key technical indicators shown for specific time intervals.
01Sep2015 Market Update: Markets Open Lower, Trade Sideways, WTI Oil Has Dropped 4 Points, Investors
01Sep2015 Pre-Market Commentary: Markets Expected To Gap Down Sharply Along With Oil On New Global F
Written by Steven Hansen
The headlines say construction spending grew. The backward revisions make this series very wacky - but the backward revisions this month were upward making the data better than the headline view. Our view is that if the data is correct - this was another strong growth month.