There Is Now A Non-Trivial Chance Of Rate Hike Next Week

While the long-term economic outlook is increasingly murky, today’s data which saw a beat in GDP and the highest employment cost index since 2008, has convinced traders of one thing: a June rate hike is coming. As seen in the chart below, the probability of…

A strategic discovery that will cost China its chokehold on a key high technology resource

China’s long-term program to leverage itself into a dominant position in the global high tech economy took a huge blow last week. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE A strategic discovery that will cost China its chokehold on a key high technology resource

Caught Our Notice: Retraction eight as errors in Wansink paper are “too voluminous” for a correction

Title: Shifts in the Enjoyment of Healthy and Unhealthy Behaviors Affect Short- and Long-Term Postbariatric Weight Loss What Caught Our Attention: Cornell food marketing researcher Brian Wansink, the one-time media darling who has been dogged by mounting criticism of his findings, has lost another paper…

Geopolitical Risk Is On The Rise In Oil Markets

Authored by Nick Cunningham via OilPrice.com, In the long-term, many oil analysts expect the world to become increasingly dependent on oil production from the Middle East, as U.S. shale fades in importance. However, geopolitical turmoil is already causing disruptions in major oil-producing countries in the…