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Infographic Of The Day: Going To A Paperless Office

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When they were told that the average office worker uses 833 pieces of paper each month (that"s 10,000 sheets of paper each year)! In terms of trees, every office worker goes through 7.45ft of tree every year!

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What We Read Today 27 February 2015

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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 more features, analysis, studies, and news published in the last week

Plague Outbreaks that Ravaged Europe for Centuries were Driven by Climate Changes in Asia

by Boris Schmid and Nils Christian Stenseth, The Conversation

The Black Death struck Europe in 1347, killing 30-50% of the European population in six violent years. It wasn"t a one-off epidemic: it signalled the start of the second plague pandemic in Europe that lasted for hundreds of years and only slowly disappeared from the continent after the Great Plague of London in 1665-1666.

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Infographic Of The Day: Going To A Paperless Office

When they were told that the average office worker uses 833 pieces of paper each month (that’s 10,000 sheets of paper each year)! In terms of trees, every office worker goes through 7.45ft of tree every year!

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Video of the Day:

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 more investing, markets, precious metals & forex

Investing.com Weekly Wrap-Up 27 February 2015



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When It Comes to Wall Street Crooks, Size Matters

Special Opinion from Money Morning

by Shah Gilani, Wall Street Insights & Indictments

If you didn"t read yesterday"s BrokeAndBroker blog by Wall Street lawyer Bill Singer, you should.

In in his earlier life, before he got a life, Singer was an attorney at the National Association of Securities Dealers (NASD) - now known as the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA). And his latest blog is titled "A Tale of Two Streets and FINRA"s Disparate Sanctions."

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U.S. stocks post highest monthly gains in more than two years

by Investing.com Staff, Investing.com

Although stocks fell slightly across the board on Friday, U.S. markets ended February at near record-highs after posting the highest monthly gains in more than two years.

TheDow Jones Industrial Average closed Friday at 18,132.70, down 81.72 points or 0.45%. Still, the Dow was up more than 5.5% for the month after ending January at 17,164.95. The increase represented the largest monthly gain on the Dow since January, 2013.

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 USA economy at a glance (boxed items are updates in last 7 days)

Second Estimate 4Q2014 GDP Revised Down to 2.2%

Written by Doug Short and Steven Hansen

The second estimate of fourth quarter 2014 Real Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is now a positive 2.2%. This data point was +2.6% in the advance GDP estimate. The downward revision to the percent change in real GDP primarily reflected downward revision to private inventory investment.

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