Speed and co-ordination are key to curbing the DRC's Ebola outbreak

May 16, 2017 16:28 pm UTC| Insights & Views Health

Three people have died and more than 125 are suspected to be infected with the Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The outbreak comes less than two years after the most deadly spread of the disease in...

Fainting and the summer heat: Warmer days can make you swoon, so be prepared

May 16, 2017 16:03 pm UTC| Insights & Views Health

Over one million Americans faint every year, and countless more do worldwide. Fear, pain, the sight of blood or prolonged standing think the long lines of summer travel can trigger fainting. These triggers set off a...

Electrically stimulating your brain can boost memory – but here's one reason it doesn't always work

May 16, 2017 16:02 pm UTC| Health

The first time I heard that shooting electrical currents across your brain can boost learning, I thought it was a joke. But evidence is mounting. According to a handful of studies, transcranial direct current...

22q11.2 deletion: the most common syndrome you have never heard of

May 16, 2017 15:45 pm UTC| Health

You wouldnt be blamed for thinking that 22q11.2 was a postcode or password. My guess is you wouldnt have thought it was the most prevalent syndrome of its kind. So lets talk about 22q. Everyone has 23 pairs of...

How do we decide which disease to prevent next? Long-term studies help

May 16, 2017 14:05 pm UTC| Insights & Views Health

Every time someone quits smoking, takes their child for a vaccination or has their blood pressure checked, theyre taking part in preventive health measures designed to reduce the chances of getting sick. But how do...

Infertility in men could point to more serious health problems later in life

May 16, 2017 14:03 pm UTC| Health

Poor sperm quality affects about one in ten men and may lead to fertility problems. These men also have an increased risk of developing testicular cancer, which is the most common malignant disease of young males. And,...

30% of stroke survivors have another attack – the NHS could do more to prevent it

May 14, 2017 16:15 pm UTC| Health

There are nearly 26m stroke survivors in the world, including over a million in the UK and the numbers are rising. The number of strokes in the UK is projected to increase by 44% in the next 20 years for example, mainly...

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Japan's underlying inflationary pressures remain subdued, highlight difficult task ahead for the BoJ

In Japan, data from the Internal Affairs Ministry showed on Friday that Japans core consumer inflation gauge rose for a fourth month in April, the longest run of gains since mid-2015, but remains far below the central...

U.S. Treasuries gain ahead of Q1 GDP data; slightly higher initial jobless claims lend support

The U.S. Treasuries gained Friday as investors await the countrys first-quarter gross domestic product (GDP), scheduled to be released later in the day. Further, the slightly higher reading of the initial jobless claims,...

EUR/HUF likely to remain steadily higher over the coming year, says Commerzbank

MNB remained dovish at its May Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting this week, but there was the absence of any fresh dovish signals, which made markets wonder whether or not MNB was going to reconsider its ultra-dovish...

FxWirePro: The Day Ahead- 26th May 2017

Not many economic data and events scheduled for today and some with high volatility risks associated. Upcoming: The 43rd G7 summit begins today in Italy. United States: Feds Bullard is scheduled to speak at...

UK's Q1 GDP growth unexpectedly revised down in 2nd estimate, BoE policy unlikely to see significant impact

The second estimate of UK GDP for Q1 2017 released earlier today saw an unexpected revision down to 0.2 percent from the previous estimate of 0.3 percent. Todays data follows growth of 0.7 percent in Q4 of 2016 and means...


How World War I changed the weather for good

Culture has rarely tired of speaking about the weather. Pastoral poems detail the seasonal variations in weather ad nauseam, while the term pathetic fallacy is often taken to refer to a Romantic poets wilful translation of...

Beyond Brexit: ‘Global Britain’ looks to the emerging Anglosphere for new opportunities

What lies beyond Brexit? This is not just a question for the United Kingdom and the European Union, but also one that will reverberate around the world. One answer is the Anglosphere. Often spoken of as an...

Electioneering in the social media age

Britain is engaged in a General Election contest and once again political parties are investing money, time and energy in their online presence. The Tories are ploughing cash into Instagram adverts and Labour is doing its...

How UKIP’s decline could provide a major boost for Theresa May

The British prime minister Theresa May called a snap general election in the expectation that it will deliver her a substantially increased parliamentary majority. This in turn would give her the strong and stable...

US under Trump Series: Appointment of Mueller as special counsel is good news for policies

Last week, the US deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein appointed the former FBI director Robert Mueller as a special counsel to the investigation to Russias meddling with the US election and alleged collusion between the...


There Are Now Tattoos That Can Say It Was Stupid To Get A Tattoo Out Loud

Humans have had a long history with tattoos, going back to the hunter-gatherer days when primitive tribes would mark themselves after a successful hunt or winning a war. These days, tattoos have become a fashion statement,...

Gas Station On The Moon Planned, Mars Mission Jump Point

There are several developments in the space sector right now, one of which is the effort to colonize Mars. However, this project has quite a few obstacles with energy burnout being a major factor. This is where a Caltech...

Arms Early Impressions Favorable, Nintendo Switch Motion Control Seems Good

When it was announced that Nintendo was going to be released a fighting game with motion controls called Arms, many were concerned that the response wouldnt be up to par. Based on early impressions, however, both the game...

Scientific Proof That Vegans Are Right, Going Meatless Will Save The World

In developed communities, particularly in the US, Vegans have earned unfortunate reputations for being a little annoying. However, new scientific research suggests that they may actually have the right standpoint on the...

Inoculation theory: Using misinformation to fight misinformation

As a psychologist researching misinformation, I focus on reducing its influence. Essentially, my goal is to put myself out of a job. Recent developments indicate that I havent been doing a very good job of it....


Another Private Rocket Company Competes With SpaceX, Successful Test Reaches Space

Theres no denying that Elon Musks SpaceX is the most popular private space company in the business right now. However, its not the only one. Another American company successfully launched a rocket from a New Zealand site,...

Free ‘The Witcher’ Game Available To Players Of ‘Gwent’ Closed Beta

CD Projekt Red has opened the doors to the open beta of the Gwent: The Witcher Card Game, so everyone can finally try out the spin-off card game found in The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt title. This isnt the end of the surprises,...

Fallout 4 Is Free-To-Play This Weekend, But Only This Weekend

Theres no doubt that Bethesdas Fallout 4 video game has been a financial success, but it seems the company wants to increase the exposure of the title years after its release. This weekend, players will be able to download...

Far Cry 5 Details Revealed; Cults And Inbred Characters?

After confirming a few details about Far Cry 5 last week, Ubisoft promised that it will do the official announcement of the game in a few days. In the meantime, the company released an official artwork for the game that...

DJI Introduces ‘Spark’ Its Smallest Drone Yet, Only $499

Chinese tech company DJI is undeniably dominating the drone market, but in order to stay on top, it needs to provide more variety to its lineup. Introducing the new Spark, the companys smallest drone that comes with an...
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May 26 13:00 UTC Released

MXJobless Rate SA


3.6 %



3.50 %

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MXJobless Rate


3.5 %


3.32 %


3.20 %

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USU Mich Sentiment Final



97.5 %


97.7 %

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USU Mich Conditions Final



112.5 bln $


112.7 bln $

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USU Mich Expectations Final



87.9 bln $


88.1 bln $

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USU Mich 1Yr Inf Final




2.6 %

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USU Mich 5-Yr Inf Final




2.3 %

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USECRI Weekly Index*




144.5 %

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USECRI Weekly Annualized*




5.0 %

May 26 14:30 UTC 9090m

BRPrimary Budget Surplus*



5.000 bln BRL


-11.047 bln BRL


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