from Daily Reckoning
-- this post authored by James Rickard
The euro is the currency of the largest economy in the world, but it gets little respect.
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Macron And Le Pen To Face Off For French Presidency - But She Won't Be Pleased With First Round Result
from The Conversation
-- this post authored by Paul Smith, University of Nottingham
In the end, the polls were right. Emmanuel Macron will go into the second round of the French presidential election against Marine Le Pen. For a while it seemed as though a dead heat were on the cards but, in the end, Macron took first place, with nearly 24%, ahead of Le Pen at just under 22%.
Infographic Of The Day: Comparison Of Population Density
You may have heard that the majority of the world's population actually lives within a relatively small circle that covers China, India, Japan, and other parts of Southeast Asia.
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Written by Sig Silber
Typical Spring weather. There is a hint of El Nino gaining ground but there are other reasons for thinking that we may be setting up for an active Atlantic Tropical Storm Summer. Generally those two concepts do not coexist well but since Summer happens before Winter it might be possible.
Written by Danielle DiMartino Booth, Money Strong
Some movies beg to be one and done.
No sequel. No Part II. No Redux. 1981's smash hit Arthur is a classic example of what happens when well is not left alone. There was never going to be a way to replicate the hilarity born of sublime scripting and delivery to say nothing of the perfectly unconventional combination of casting and direction.
Written by Investing.com Staff, Investing.com
Investing.com Technical Analysis (as of Tue, 25 April 2017 06:10pm EST)
Below, technical overviews and analysis for key stock indices, commodities and currency pairs, based on market activity after the close of the 25 April U.S. session. This information is a comprehensive summary derived from simple and exponential moving averages along with key technical indicators shown for specific time intervals.
25Apr2017 Market Close: Nasdaq Pushes Above 6,000; Dow Broke 21k Before Pulling Back; Dollar And Gol
24Apr2017 Market Close: Wall Street Closes Higher, DOW Closes Up 216 Points, Investors Now Worry Abo
from the American Chemistry Council
The Chemical Activity Barometer (CAB) marked the second quarter by posting a robust 5.6 percent year-over-year gain, suggesting continued growth through year-end 2017.