Written by John Lounsbury
Early Bird Headlines 05 September 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.
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.
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Written by Steven Hansen
Most realize something is broken in the current economy - and it is aggravating to listen to the litany of 'information' pumped out in the media. The Fed continues to talk up the economy and continue to dangle the prospect of rate increases which suggests an almost healed and improving economy. Seems everything is getting rosy, and the only reason the economy is not doing better is because of the politicians as they are either spending too much or too little - or there is too much regulation.
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Infographic Of The Day: All You Need To Know About Cigarettes
42.1 million people (18.1% of all adults) in the United States smoke cigarettes, while 5 Million is the worldwide total deaths caused by tobacco every year.
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by Ellen Brown, Web of Debt
British MP Jeremy Corbyn has proposed a 'People's QE' that has critics crying hyperinflation and supporters saying it's about time.
Michael Hudson's New Book: Wall Street Parasites Have Devoured Their Hosts - Your Retirement Plan an
Zhi: A Critique of Modern Money Theory and the Disequilibrium Dynamics of Banking and Government Fin
by Rob Isbitts, Sungarden Investment Research
The outlook for September shows increased downside risk. The complete Sungarden Investment Research infographic report follows the Read more >> jump.
04Sep2015 Market Close: Markets Closed Down Ahead Of Monday Holiday, Indicators Remain In Bear Land,
04Sep2015 Market Update: WTI Oil Experiencing Heavy Volatility, Averages Down Close To 2%, DOW Off 3
04Sep2015 Pre-Market Commentary: Global Markets Deeply In The Red, U.S. Futures Down Sharply, Volati
ECRI's WLI Growth Index which forecasts economic growth six months forward - slid further into negative territory. This index had spent 28 weeks in negative territory then 15 weeks in positive territory - and now is in its third week in negative territory. ECRI also released their inflation index this week.