Trouble Ahead: Stocks Gain, but the "Super Crash" Is Accelerating


Money Morning Article of the Week

by Michael E. Lewitt

The lunatics are running the asylum.

After an incessant flow of bad economic news from both the U.S. and abroad, investors decided that 'bad news is good news' and they should bid up stock prices.


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What We Read Today 13 October 2015

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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India Chooses Electricity And Economics Over Emissions Goals

from The Conversation

-- this post authored by Craig Froome, The University of Queensland

India's formal climate pledge to the United Nations ahead of this year's Paris summit highlights the crossroads at which the country's electricity sector finds itself.

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Infographic Of The Day: Who Believes In Aliens?

Far from being a fringe belief, the opinion that alien intelligence exists somewhere out in space was expressed by 54 percent of Americans polled in a recent survey.

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The Dutch Safety Board publishes MH17 final report after fifteen months of investigation at Gilze-Rijen air force base in the Netherlands.

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Is High-End Real Estate Getting Soft?

by Michael Haltman

(Article originally appeared at the Hallmark Abstract Service blog)

The answer to the question will depend on the location of the home but, some anecdotal evidence is pointing to an answer of yes!


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Gasoline Prices for Week Ending 12 October 2015 Rose Almost 2 Cents

Average gasoline prices rose 1.7 cents per gallon nationwide this past week following the previous week's 0.3 cent fall.

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