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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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-- 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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Written by Sig Silber
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.
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.
by Elliott Morss, Morss Global Finance
The press regularly reminds us that we live in a work teeming with dangerous addictions. They include: drinking, drugs, sex, and gambling. The reality is that most people enjoy these activities and incorporate them into their lives without becoming addicted.
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24Jul2017 Pre-Market Commentary: Wall Street Set For A Lower Opening, OPEC Meeting Is Slated To Be A
Average gasoline prices rose 3.4 cents this past week following the previous week's 1.9 cent fall.