by Jeff Miller, A Dash of Insight
The latest story scaring investors witless (TM OldProf Euphemism) is the collapse of the Chinese economy. It has become an element of Wall Street Truthiness. The Chinese are lying about their data, masking the true story. 'All of the data' support this according to the commentators, led by pundit-in-chief Jim Cramer and the rest of the gang at CNBC.
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by Felix Richter, Statista.com
Ever since the first iPhone arrived in 2007, smartphones have gradually grown to become a constant presence in most of our lives.
Infographic Of The Day: Arts And Its Economic Contribution
Most do not consider the economic contribution of arts and cultural production.
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by Michael Clark
The same old tired argument between the two sides of the brain. The Left Brain loves Capitalism, seeing only its positive side; the Right Brain hates Capitalism, seeing only its negative side. The Left Brain hates Socialism, seeing only its negative side; the Right Brain loves Socialism, seeing only its positive side.
Investing.com Technical Analysis (as of Thu, 27 August 2015 05:00pm EST)
by Investing.com Staff, Investing.com
Below, technical overviews and analysis for key stock indices, commodities and currency pairs, based on market activity at the close of the 27 August 2015 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.
27Aug2015 Market Update: DOW Pushing Up At 377 Points And Expected To Go Higher, WTI Oil Still Risin
27Aug2015 Pre-Market Commentary: Futures Up One Percent, Oil Up And Steady, Investors Cautious About
Of the four regional manufacturing surveys released to date for August, one shows weak manufacturing growth, one shows no growth, and two are in contraction.