by Felix Richter, Statista.com
-- this post authored by Niall McCarthy
In Ireland, dozens of people die every year who do not have the ability or loved ones around them to pay their funeral costs.
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Written by John Lounsbury
Econintersect: Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz discusses how modeling led economics astray such that few economists anticipated the Great Financial Crisis. Prof. Stiglitz explains how assumptions are at the root of many analysis problems in economics.
Infographic Of The Day: Classifications Of Trademarks
Trademarks are a form of intellectual property, which has foundations in the US dating back to the Constitution.
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-- this post authored by Ginger Thompson
Experts accuse the Mexican government of thwarting its investigation of a student massacre and torturing suspects, but the top story in a prominent Mexican newspaper is about standing up to Trump.
Written by Rick Ackerman, Rick's Picks
Thursday's exhilarating plunge has given bears a ray of hope in the form of a minor impulse leg on the daily chart. I've labeled it in red, but it will be bucking the larger and more significant uptrend labeled in green.
28Apr2016 Market Close: US Markets Closed Down Over 1%, Crude Prices Still Climbing To The $48 Resis
28Apr2016 Market Update: Wall Street Showing Weakness As The DOW Slips Further Into The Red, WTI Res
28Apr2016 Pre-Market Commentary: Futures Down Fractionally, WTI Crude Testing Mid 45's, US Dollar Tr
Of the five regional manufacturing surveys released for April, three are in expansion and two are in contraction.