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Early Bird Headlines 25 August 2016

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 24 August 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".).


Every day most of this column ("What We Read Today") is available only to GEI members.

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Problems with Static Interest Rates in the ISLM

by Philip Pilkington

Article of the Week from Fixing the Economists

The ISLM takes quite a beating from Post-Keynesians - and, I would argue, rightly so. There are any number of reasons for this but let me just here highlight one that is not very regularly talked about.


Infographic Of The Day: Business Women Who Broke The Mould

The barriers to progress for women in the workforce are evident. How organisations deal with these barriers in the future will determine how our societies progress.

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Video of the Day:

Econintersect contributor Frank Li is much more than an author - but also a certified Bronze-level dancer (Ballroom and Latin). The video today shows his style.

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Energy: Geothermal And Chill

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Not The Best Time In History To Invest In Real Estate - Part 1

by Lee Adler, Wall Street Examiner

According to Jeff Reeves at Marketwatch, this is the best time in history to invest in real estate. Having spent half my professional life in the real estate and real estate finance businesses, let's just say I was 'curious' as to how he reached that conclusion. So I wiped the chocolate milk off my face that I had just spit up through my nose, took a deep breath, and dove in.

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July 2016 Existing Home Sales Not Good

Written by Steven Hansen

The headlines for existing home sales say "Slowed by frustratingly low inventory levels in many parts of the country, existing-home sales lost momentum in July and decreased year-over-year for the first time since November 2015". Our analysis of the unadjusted data is much worse than the headlines.

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