Written by Econintersect
Early Bird Headlines 01 October 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 Steven Hansen
I started writing on the economy because I was horrified with the biased analysis being pumped out by pundits. Even today, most analysis I read is either a simple regurgitation of the government's spin on the data or a cherry picking of data points to present an overly positive or overly negative view. I can count on one hand those which try to provide real balanced data analysis.
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Infographic Of The Day: Global Energy Efficiency
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Written by Sig Silber
At this point we have a storm that appears to be headed towards Baja California today (Monday) and back towards Salt Lake City on Thursday. It made me think of the Camino Real or Royal Road of which there were at least a half dozen in Mexico. At any this very meridional trough for so early in the Fall may well dominate CONUS weather this week. Elsewhere, Typhoon Megi may pass North of the Philippines on the way to Taiwan and then possibly Hong Kong. Next week we may have an interesting situation in the Gulf of Mexico. Lots to talk about. .
from Dirk Ehnts, Econoblog101
Bank Of Japan: mark it zero, dude!
According to a recent video feed by CNBC, the Bank of Japan has negative interest rates, scrapped monetary base targets and controls the yield curve. Actually, it communicated that 10y bonds will have a zero interest rate.
by Richard Stavros
Investing Daily Article of the Week
It would be a bit much to call the latest efforts to revive the nuclear power industry a 'renaissance,' as there have been so many false dawns. In fact, in a recent issue of Utility Forecaster, we noted that global nuclear power generation is poised for a substantial decline given the number of announced closures, higher operating costs, safety issues and a lack of political support.
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October 2016 Economic Forecast: Outlook Insignificantly Declines But Little Economic Strength Entering 4Q2016
Written by Steven Hansen
Econintersect's Economic Index insignificantly declined with the economic outlook remaining weak. The index remains near the lowest value since the end of the Great Recession. Some sectors of the economy continue to give recession warning flags. Employment growth forecast indicates little change in the rate of growth.