Early Headlines: Asia Stocks Lower, Dollar Up, Blockchain Future Of Finance, Latest On Trump And Clinton, Spain Warrants For Russian Leaders, No Justice In India, Latam Child Migration Surges And More


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Early Bird Headlines 05 May 2015

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, 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 04 May 2016

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


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Nancy Cartwright's Defense of and Attack on Economic Modelling

by Philip Pilkington

Fixing the Economists Article of the Week

Recently I thought it might be interesting to give the other side in the modelling debate a chance. Frankly, I have not found the debates online to be particularly stimulating or interesting, so I thought I'd go to what is supposed to be a prime source.


Infographic Of The Day: History Of HTML

This infographic charts the history of HTML from its creation in 1989 to current HTML standards, includes both xhtml, html5 and the formation of W3c.

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Video of the Day:

Both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are among the more than 285,000 corporations who call an address in Delaware home. Specifically, they both use the Corporate Trust Centre at 1209 North Orange Street in Wilmington, Delaware, to take advantage of what is known as the Delaware loophole, which allows corporations to avoid paying taxes on non-physical incomes generated outside the state.

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Icahn Swaps Apple For Xerox

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Lord Krebs: Scientists Must Challenge Poor Media Reporting On Climate Change

from The Conversation

-- this post authored by John Krebs, University of Oxford

Ocean acidification is causing fundamental and dangerous changes in the chemistry of the world's oceans yet only one in five Britons has even heard of ocean acidification, let alone believes it a cause for concern. Around 97% of climate scientists believe global warming is principally driven by human activity, yet only 16% of the public know the expert consensus to be this strong.

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 USA economy at a glance (boxed items are updates in last 7 days)

March 2016 Manufacturing New Orders Improved?

Written by Steven Hansen

US Census says manufacturing new orders improved. Our analysis says sales declined. However, the rolling averages improved, but remain in contraction.

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