Let us introduce the most expensive US Air Force aircraft to operate. The costs per flight hour if military aircraft can reach insane levels - Consisting of spare part costs, maintenance, fuel, shelter, crew etc. Here are the top ten when it comes to operation costs.
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from the Dallas Fed
-- this post authored by Mark A. Wynne
Demographics are key determinants of what is economically feasible at both the global and national levels. Demographics also have important implications for monetary policy. Slower population and labor force growth in the coming decades will have a depressing effect on real interest rates.
Infographic Of The Day: Shuffling Cards
Someone with the lowest experience with cards will still be able to perform the perfect shuffle.
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Written by John Lounsbury
We recently pointed out that if only a total of 278,000 votes for Obama had switched to Romney in 2012 that Romney would have won. If the switches had been made in just 3 states, Florida (38,000 out of 8.474 million or 0.45%), Ohio (84,000 out of 5.581 million or 1.5%) and Pennsylvania (156,000 out of 5.754 million or 2.7%), Obama would have been a 1-term president.
by Jeff Miller, A Dash of Insight
This week's calendar includes a big serving of data, an FOMC meeting, the Democratic convention, and plenty of earnings news. The financial media will be asking: What does the election mean for stocks?
Graphic from Investment U at The Market Oracle.
22Jul2016 Market Close: Wall Street Closes Fractionally Higher, US Dollar Climbs Higher As WTI Crude
22Jul2016 Market Update: WTI Crude Falling Below $44 And Further Losses Expected As The US Dollar Ri
ECRI's WLI Growth Index which forecasts economic growth six months forward was improved and remains in positive territory for the 17th week - after spending the previous 35 consecutive weeks in negative territory. ECRI has released their coincident and lagging indices and is reported below.