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Written by Gary

US stock market major index's futures have sea-sawed between positive and negative in today's session (SPY -0.6%). Investors spooked with Walmart's poor report and can't decide on market's direction.

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What We Read Today 19 February 2018

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February 19, 2018 Weather and Climate Report - Great Basin Blizzard

Written by Sig Silber

No need to get frightened. At any one point in time there are 3 to 7 Rossby Waves sometimes called Planetary Waves or Long Waves circling the Planet. They serve to equalize temperature between the Equator and the poles. The Long waves tend to produce a fairly predictable weather pattern. We will see how the current particular Rossby Wave, which is forecast to move slowly and even retrograde to the west in week two, might impact our weather for the next twenty-five days. The number of such waves at any point in time is called the Wave Number.

Forecasting Model Roulette

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Infographic Of The Day: The Population Rank Of Every U.S. State Over 100 Years

Today's visualization shows the population rank of U.S. states and D.C. over the timeframe of a century (1917-2017) using data from the U.S. Census Bureau.

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In this video the most efficient solar cells tested in the lab are listed as well as the most efficient panels available in the market.


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No need to get frightened. At any one point in time there are 3 to 7 Rossby Waves sometimes called Planetary Waves or Long Waves circling the Planet. They serve to equalize temperature between the Equator and the poles. The Long waves tend to produce a fairly predictable weather pattern. We will see how the current particular Rossby Wave, which is forecast to move slowly and even retrograde to the west in week two, might impact our weather for the next twenty-five days. The number of such waves at any point in time is called the Wave Number.

  Forecasting Model Roulette


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20Feb2018 Midday Update: Wall Street 'lovefest' Continues After DOW Opened Down Triple Digits, DOW Still Down After Poor Walmart Results, Other Benchmark Indexes Solidly Trading In The Green



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Even Mainstream 'Rebels' Are Trapped In The Mainstream Of Economics

by Steve Keen, Steve Keen's Debtwatch

Why economics can't be left to the (academic) economists

I've had an epiphany about my place in the Universe, and I owe it to the Oxford Review of Economic Policy and its special issue on 'Rebuilding Macroeconomic Theory'.

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February 2018 Chemical Activity Barometer Expands Again

from the American Chemistry Council

The Chemical Activity Barometer (CAB) expanded 0.5 percent in February on a three-month moving average (3MMA) basis, its fifth such solid gain following the 2017 hurricanes.

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