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Why Do Other Rich Nations Spend So Much Less on Healthcare?

Why Do Other Rich Nations Spend So Much Less on Healthcare? The U.S. delivers roughly three times as many mammograms, [...]

Cross-Border Data Flows, the Internet and What it Means for U.S. and EU Trade and Investment

By Joshua Meltzer, Brooking Institute, The most globally significant bilateral trade and investment relationship is between the U.S. and the [...]

Market Tops and Bottoms Since 1950: The October Effect

By Doug Short, Advisor Perspectives, We’re now at an early point in the Q3 2014 earnings season, which happens, of [...]

Oil Prices Continue to Define Geopolitics

From Stratfor, Geopolitical diary, Editor’s Note: Oil prices dropped steeply Oct. 14, with crude oil futures falling 4.6 percent to [...]

Warner Bros. Pumps Up Superheroes to Challenge Disney

By Anousha Sakoui and Doni Bloomfield, Bloomberg, Warner Bros., the biggest Hollywood studio, plans to release at least 10 superhero [...]

These maps reveal how long you probably have to live

By Simran Khosla, Global Post, This series of maps shows how long you’ll probably live, depending on where you live. [...]

Market Valuation, Inflation and Treasury Yields: Clues from the Past

By Doug Short, Advisor Perspectives, My monthly market valuation updates have long had the same conclusion: US stock indexes are [...]

Man-made wetlands turn wastewater into tap water

  Man-made wetlands turn wastewater into tap water   By EMILY SCHMALL and RAMIT PLUSHNICK-MASTI FAIRFIELD, Texas (AP) — As murky [...]

Climate Progress Starts with Changing What We Wear

By David Dietz, Modavanti, From Huffington Post, Several friends and I stood in awe as we watched Sunday’s climate change [...]

This map shows which countries prefer China over the United States

The Middle East is a much bigger fan of China. The US wins Europe. And Argentina can’t make up its [...]

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