Early Headlines: Asia Stocks, Oil And Gold All Up, Dollar Steady, Financial Stress Up, Gun Law Debate, Russian Indictments, EU Construction Sentiment Up, RBS Fraud, Alliance To Counter China, And More


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Early Bird Headlines 19 February 2018

Econintersect: Here are some of the headlines we found to help you start your day. For more headlines see our afternoon feature for GEI members, What We Read Today, published Monday, Wednesday and Friday, which has many more headlines and a number of article discussions to keep you abreast of what we have found interesting.


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What We Read Today 16 February 2018

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 Monday, Wednesday, and Friday in the late afternoon New York time. For early morning review of headlines see "The Early Bird" published Monday through Friday in the early am at GEI News (membership not required for access to "The Early Bird".).


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America: Gun Massacres and Beyond

Written by Frank Li

Another day, another gun massacre in America (At least 17 dead in 'horrific' Florida school shooting). So predictable, yet so unpreventable - Why is that?

It's the political system, stupid!

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Infographic Of The Day: How To Grow Your Side Hustle Into A Successful Business

Decades ago, launching a business meant risking your life savings to rent a storefront or to buy inventory - but today, technology enables many new ways to ease into a startup lifestyle without the chance of losing your shirt.

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Current Weather Outlook

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The main focus of this report is the NOAA March, Three-Month and 15-Month Forecasts, the JAMSTEC Three-Season Forecast, and a comparison of the JAMSTEC with the NOAA forecast. The differences in the forecasts for Alaska and CONUS are quite stunning. In this report, we provide a detailed analysis for both Alaska and CONUS and also using the JAMSTEC Maps the Rest of the World as well. 


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Market And Sector Analysis 17February 2018

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Economics Is The Most Dismal Of Sciences In Terms Of Gender Equality

by Lykke E. Andersen, INESAD

While the World's education systems currently favour girls and women across most of the World (1), with 112 women enrolled in university for every 100 men worldwide (2), this educational advantage has yet to translate itself into more lucrative and prestigious positions for women. This is particularly so in the economics profession.

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Preliminary 2018 Michigan Consumer Sentiment Rises

by Jill Mislinski, Advisor Perspectives/

The University of Michigan Preliminary Consumer Sentiment for February came in at 99.9, up 4.2 from the January Final reading of 95.7. had forecast 95.4.

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