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Early Bird Headlines 29 June 2016

Econintersect: Here are some of the headlines we found to help you start your day. For more headlines see our afternoon feature for GEI members, What We Read Today, which has many more headlines and a number of article discussions to keep you abreast of what we have found interesting.


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What We Read Today 28 June 2016

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.

This feature is published every day late afternoon New York time. For early morning review of headlines see "The Early Bird" published every day in the early am at GEI News (membership not required for access to "The Early Bird".).


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What Would a Trump Presidency Look Like?

Written by Frank Li

The field of the 2016 Presidential election is effectively set: Donald Trump vs. Hillary Clinton! As a voter longing for change and hence a staunch Trump supporter, I am not even sure what a Trump Presidency would look like. So let me spell out three distinct possibilities, by comparing Trump with three well-known transformational world leaders:

  1. President Trump could be an evil leader like Adolf Hitler!
  2. President Trump could be a total disaster to America like Mikhail Gorbachev was to the USSR!
  3. President Trump could be a peaceful transformational leader as great as China's Deng Xiaoping!

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Infographic Of The Day: Seven Outdoor First Aid Myths

People who spend any amount of time outside are likely to experience some kind of outdoor related injury that requires medical attention.

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It seems to be hosted in Austria ("Voralberger Sportverband", Vorarlberg being the second smallest "state" in Austria which borders both Switzerland and Germany), although the Swiss, German and Austrian flags indicate that it is a multi-national competition. Nicole Frýbortová krasojízda is Czech but represents Slovakia and definitely talented.

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June 2016 Conference Board Consumer Confidence Rebounds - Above Expectations

Written by Doug Short and Steven Hansen

The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index improved to 98.0 in June from the May final reading of 92.4. The market expected (from Bloomberg) this index to come in between 90.8 to 95.5 (consensus 93.3).

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