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Early Bird Headlines 29 July 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.
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 John Lounsbury
Did prehistoric modern humans live in Asia as long as 100,000 years ago or more? Recent archaeological research has discovered and analyzed fossil remains from caves in Laos suggest that modern humans were occupying southeast Asia 63,000 years ago. Previous theories of homo sapiens migration out of Africa pegged the first migration to about 50,000 years ago. Now that is seriously challenged and we now have a big question mark on just how long ago modern humans first left Africa.
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by Danielle DiMartino Booth, Money Strong
Money Strong Article of the Week
Oh the horror! Movies that is. Its summertime and once again they're out there, all those shriek-worthy trailers just waiting to pounce. They'll grab you by the psyche and parade just for you and your mind's viewing pleasure an all-inclusive review of your horror genre past. And if you happen to have been born squeamish and came of age in the '80s, you know it only took sitting through a handful of scream inducers before you gave up the fight and relinquished the field. A little Halloween here, a dash of Friday the 13th there with some Freddy K thrown in for good measure and yours truly duly checked out for life.
by Russ Allen, Online Trading Academy Instructor
Online Trading Academy Article of the Week
Many people think of put and call options as applying to stocks. But most exchange-traded funds also have available options. This includes ETFs that represent assets other than stocks - including bonds.
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Written by Steven Hansen
Econintersect's Economic Index is no longer in contraction but its level is correlating to a snail's pace economic growth. The index remains near the lowest value since the end of the Great Recession. This month a graphic has been added to highlight the differences with GDP.