Most Read Articles Last Week Ending 22 July


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Econintersect: Google Analytics has given GEI page read counts for each of the 264 most read articles on Global Economic Intersection for the week 16 July through 22 July, inclusive. The top ten are listed after the Read more >>jump.

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What We Read Today 24 July 2017

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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How Tesla's Vehicle Deliveries Measure Up With The Big 3


-- this post authored by Felix Richter

Earlier this year, Tesla became America's most valuable car manufacturer by surpassing the 'Big 3', i.e. General Motors, Ford and Fiat Chrysler, in terms of market capitalization.

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Infographic Of The Day: How Small Businesses Should Advertise On Facebook

Advertising on Facebook can be simple, and 95% of social media marketers believe Facebook gives them their best return of investment. For small businesses with smaller marketing budgets, this type of marketing has also proven particularly attractive.

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Meow for some pawsitive! mews. The Furball cats decided to tackle one of life's most important questions! What is a Cat’s Purrpose? This short video will help you understand what exactly it is that cats are meant to do. Cats make great pets and don’t require a lot of work as they are usually quite happy to stay indoors and lay around the house all day.

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Both the NOAA and JAMSTEC forecasts are signaling ENSO Neutral this winter but JAMSTEC shows near-El Nino conditions for January 2018 while NOAA shows near-La Nina Conditions for the same month. The sum of the difference is 1C in the ENSO Index for January 2018 which is a significant difference. Thus the North American forecasts for the Second Period namely DJF i.e. the winter of 2017/2018 are very different in the two forecasts. And the forecasts for the third period, Spring, are also very different. JAMSTEC projects a very cold winter for Europe.

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Gambling: A State Of The World Report

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Saving Illinois: Getting More Bang For The State's Bucks

by Ellen Brown, Web of Debt

Illinois is teetering on bankruptcy and other states are not far behind, largely due to unfunded pension liabilities; but there are solutions. The Federal Reserve could do a round of 'QE for Munis.' Or the state could turn its sizable pension fund into a self-sustaining public bank.

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Average Gasoline Prices for Week Ending 24 July 2017 Rose Over Three Cents

Average gasoline prices rose 3.4 cents this past week following the previous week's 1.9 cent fall.

Average prices by region and a breakdown by grade follow after "Read more....".

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