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US Business Cycle Risk Report | 22 June 2018

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The risk of trade war with China may be lurking, but for now the US macro trend remains healthy. A broad set of indicators continue to reflect low recession risk and a revised forecast for the business cycle suggests more of the same through next month. The current economic profile strongly suggests that the upbeat […]

Macro Briefing: 22 June 2018

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White House split over response for trade policy for China: Bloomberg Supreme Court: states can force online retails to collect taxes: CNN Opec’s deal to boost oil output remains in doubt: Reuters European Union’s retaliatory tariffs on US goods begin today: BBC Eurozone business activity regained some momentum in June: IHS Markit US jobless claims […]

The likelihood of effective lower bound events

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The paper estimates the probability that the economy will hit its effective lower bound for the nominal interest rate (ELB risk), ie the likelihood that the monetary authority will not be able to reduce its monetary policy rate to furth…

SEAT : 53 000 panneaux pour exploiter l'énergie solaire

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MARTORELL, Espagne, June 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ —      (Logo: https://mma.prnewswire.com/media/645629/SEAT_Logo.jpg )      (Photo: https://mma.prnewswire.com/media/708783/Solar_at_SEAT_Martorell_factory.jpg )

SEAT: 53.000 pannelli per sfruttare l'energia solare

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MARTORELL, Spagna, June 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — 903 minuti di luce solare È questa la quantità di luce della giornata più lunga dell’anno nell’emisfero settentrionale del pianeta. Il solstizio d’estate ha luogo il 21 giugno e segna l’inizio dei tre mesi caratterizzati da più luce diurna e temperature più alte. La Spagna e l’Europa meridionale…

SEAT: 53.000 Solarzellen, um die Kraft der Sonne nutzbar zu machen

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MARTORELL, Spanien, June 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — 903 Minuten Sonnenlicht. So viel Licht bietet der längste Tag des Jahres auf der Nordhalbkugel des Planeten. Die Sommersonnenwende findet am 21. Juni statt und markiert den Beginn der drei Monate mit dem meisten Tageslicht und den höchsten Temperaturen. Spanien und Südeuropa haben zwischen 2.500 und 3.000 Tageslichtstunden…

SEAT: 53.000 paneles para atrapar el sol

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MARTORELL, España, June 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ —      (Logo: https://mma.prnewswire.com/media/645629/SEAT_Logo.jpg )      (Photo: https://mma.prnewswire.com/media/708783/Solar_at_SEAT_Martorell_factory.jpg )

La mayor feria de instrumentos musicales de Asia-Pacífico tendrá lugar del 10 al 13 de octubre en Shanghái

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SHANGHÁI, 22 de junio de 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Music China, conocida como una de las ferias de instrumentos musicales más prestigiosas del mundo, tendrá lugar del 10 al 13 de octubre de 2018 en el Nuevo Centro de Exposiciones Internacional de Shanghái.

Commissioner Moscovici’s introductory remarks at the Eurogroup press conference

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European Commission – Speech – [Check Against Delivery] Luxembourg, 22 June 2018 Mario a été très clair et précis, donc je vais être bref et juste revenir sur deux points. D’abord sur la crise grecque. Ce que je veux dire surtout c’est le sens de ce que nous vivons ce…

Left of the Decimal

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Dow Jones has removed General Electric from the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) and replaced it with Walgreens Boots Alliance.  GE was an original Dow stock and was part of the index for over 100 years.  The Dow is how your parents consume the stock market which is why newscasts tend to report that information in Dow points.  This is a huge deal, right?  Not from an investing standpoint. The DJIA is price-weighted, meaning that stocks with higher prices make up a larger portion of the index than stocks with a lower price.  This is different than an index like the S&P 500 which is market cap-weighted (the size of the actual company).  It’s interesting to note that GE is getting replaced by a company about half its size by market cap so it’s not like GE is getting the boot (pun intended) because of its size, it’s because the…

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