Written by Econintersect
Early Bird Headlines 11 February 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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by Philip Pilkington
The Tony Lawson paper discussed on this blog recently seems already to have begun to cause ripples in the heterodox community. The Real World Economics Review Blog has run a piece by Lars Syll on the paper and the responses have been rather varied.
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Economics Professor: Negative Interest Rates Aimed At Driving Small Banks Out Of Business And Eliminating Cash
by Washington's Blog, Washington's Blog
More than one-fifth of the world's total GDP is in countries which have imposed negative interest rates, including Japan, the EU, Denmark, Switzerland and Sweden.
Written by Gary
US averages closed down reversing the morning opening numbers, souring investors hope for reversing Fed's tightening cycle it began in December. Crude continued to slip and settled in the lower 27's as the US dollar closed lower in the high95. Several short-term indicators are pointing to an up session tomorrow.
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Written by Steven Hansen
The BLS Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey (JOLTS) can be used as a predictor of future jobs growth, and the predictive elements show that the year-over-year growth rate of unadjusted private non-farm job openings marginally improved from last month. The growth rate trends marginally improved in the 3 month averages, but the 2015 year-to-date averages continue to decline.