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.
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The Hubble Space Telescope has obtained evidence of Jupiter's moon Europa erupting plumes of water vapour, NASA reports. Hubble first caught a glimpse of the jets in December 2012, but now more plumes have been revealed using a different technique.
Infographic Of The Day: Global Energy Efficiency
Controlling and reducing energy consumption has become a priority of governments around the world in recent years.
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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. .
by Fabius Maximus, FabiusMaximus.com
Population change remains a favorite topic for doomsters, providing clicks for the news media and thrills for news consumers. For 5 decades we have heard about the standing room only days coming soon for Earth. That's become a tired story, so they've devised a new one.
Written by Investing.com Staff, Investing.com
U.S. stocks higher at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average up 0.91%
U.S. stocks were higher after the close on Friday, as gains in the Oil & Gas, Healthcare and Consumer Services sectors led shares higher.
At the close in NYSE, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.91%, while the S&P 500 index climbed 0.80%, and the NASDAQ Composite index added 0.81%.
30Sep2016 Market Update: Wall Street Almost One Percent Higher, Gold Falling Like A Rock, USD To Sli
30Sep2016 Pre-Market Commentary: Worries Over Failing Deutsche Bank Overshadow Green US Market Open,
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.