Sunday, April 02, 2017


  • Trimmed mean PCE, an alternative measure of U.S. core inflation, rose at an annualized rate of 1.96% in February. 

  • Growth in U.S. real gross domestic product for Q4 is revised upward, to 2.1% from 1.9% 

  • (Economist) American net farm revenue dropped from $120bn in 2013 to an estimated $62 billion this year 

  • Per capita auto and student debt rose in fourth quarter of 2016, but at a slower pace.

  •  Delinquencies on auto loans are rising to worrying levels in some southern cities. 

  •  (Reuters) - U.S. economic growth slowed less than previously reported in the fourth quarter as robust consumer spending provided a boost that was partially offset by the largest gain in imports in two years. 

  • (WP) The Environmental Protection Agency has issued a new, more detailed plan for laying off 25 percent of its employees and scrapping 56 programs including pesticide safety, water runoff control, and environmental cooperation with Mexico and Canada under the North American Free Trade Agreement. 

  •  China's Ministry of Defense indicates the launch of the country's first domestically built aircraft carrier could come soon. 

  • (Bill McKibben) ‏ 2016 was hottest year recorded on earth. Over those 12 months the 4 networks devoted 50 combined minutes to climate. 

  • After Congress reversed internet privacy rules from the Obama admin, Comcast, AT&T, and Verizon have said they will not sell personal web browsing histories. 

  • Who says knitting is for geriatrics? Thanks to a new Kickstarter project, it could be the newest hobby for millennials, too. Meet Kniterate, the digital knitting machine that promises to bring fashion fabrication back to your neighborhood. The post Create your own clothing using digital knitting machine Kniterate appeared first on Digital Trends.

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