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Daily Digest 12/20 - Sinking Oil Price Hard on North Sea Producers, Making The Internet A Utility

Saturday, December 20, 2014, 11:16 AM
  • The Baltic Dry Index Has Never Crashed This Fast Post-Thanksgiving
  • End Game: Putin May End Ruble Crisis By Taking Russia Onto the Gold Standard
  • Making the Internet a utility—what’s the worst that could happen?
  • U.S. Declares Bank and Auto Bailouts Over, and Profitable
  • How ‘Deprogramming’ Kids From How to ‘Do School’ Could Improve Learning
  • Sinking Oil Price Is Hard on North Sea Producers
  • Oil Slump Pushes Investors to Exit Commodities
  • Thermoelectric power plants could offer economically competitive renewable energy
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Daily Digest 12/19 - Fracking Banned In NY State, Life Could Lurk Deep Beneath Earth

Friday, December 19, 2014, 11:19 AM
  • Your Waitress, Your Professor
  • Apple 'failing to protect Chinese factory workers'
  • IEA cuts 2015 oil demand growth forecast, predicts lower Russia supply
  • Déjà Vu All Over Again
  • NY Governor Bans Fracking In His State
  • New York's Fracking Ban Is About Politics, Not Science. And That's Just Fine.
  • Survivors Proud of Rebuilt Lives Crushed by 2004 Tsunami
  • Life Could Lurk Deep Beneath Earth—in Its Oldest Water
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Daily Digest 12/18 - U.S.-Cuba Relations Overhaul, A Downhill Run for the Dollar in 2015

Thursday, December 18, 2014, 10:48 AM
  • U.S. Dollar Collapse? USD Index Trend Forecast 2015
  • John Williams: A Downhill Run for the Dollar in 2015
  • U.S. to embark on massive overhaul of U.S.-Cuba relations: Officials
  • Opposing Forces At Play In The Precious Metals Complex
  • Axel Merk: U.S. Debt Crisis & Dollar Devaluation Ahead
  • Central Banks: Two Wrongs Don't Make It Right
  • More To Ruble’s Collapse Than Meets The Eye
  • The largest vessel the world has ever seen
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Daily Digset 12/17 - Brazil's Currency Plunges, Chinese Industrial Activity Shrinks

Wednesday, December 17, 2014, 11:35 AM
  • Financial Help Available For Detroit Retirees Hit With Pension Cuts
  • Workers sue to block Chicago pension restructuring
  • Brazil's currency plunges as oil, ruble spook investors
  • China industrial activity shrinks in December, calls grow for more stimulus
  • Apple Stops Online Sales in Russia Over Ruble Fluctuations
  • Petrobras Said to Cut Exploration Spending in Cash Crunch
  • Rajoy admits people still suffering from crisis
  • Sweden Pledges Whatever It Takes as Crisis Policies Are Reversed
  • Some companies won't survive the oil meltdown
  • Venezuela benchmark bond yield hits highest ever as oil slides
  • Russians must get used to new way of life after rouble crash, says bank chief
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Daily Digest 12/16 - U.S. Workers Compete With Robots, The Hidden Costs Of Cheap Oil

Tuesday, December 16, 2014, 10:24 AM
  • Eurozone Economy Expanding Slightly Despite Weakness in Germany and France
  • Good Economic News, but Democrats Differ on Whether to Take Credit
  • Economic Recovery Spreads to the Middle Class
  • As Robots Grow Smarter, American Workers Struggle to Keep Up
  • Oil price fall threatens $1tn of projects
  • The Hidden Costs Of Cheap Oil
  • Keystone XL pipeline may no longer make economic sense, experts say
  • Maine local food movement inspires credit union focused on small farms
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Daily Digest 12/15 - Omnibus Spending Bill Passes, Is It Bad Enough Yet?

Monday, December 15, 2014, 12:30 PM
  • Is It Bad Enough Yet?
  • If They Only Knew How Little You Know
  • The Omnibus Is Done
  • Dodd-Frank Budget Fight Proves Democrats Are a Bunch of Stuffed Suits
  • Abe Scores Commanding Majority in Japan Lower House Election Win
  • The Global Energy Security War
  • The New Food Police
  • Children harvest crops and sacrifice dreams in Mexico's fields
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Daily Digest 12/14 - Energy Bills Send Shivers in New England, The Health Benefits Of Going Outside

Sunday, December 14, 2014, 10:45 AM
  • Abe Appears to Win Landslide Victory in Parliamentary Elections
  • Faced with few options, Japan gives Prime Minister Abe more time to fix the economy
  • Even Before Long Winter Begins, Energy Bills Send Shivers in New England
  • Climate Deal Would Commit Every Nation to Limiting Emissions
  • Fossil-Fuel Limits in All Nations Closer After UN Deal
  • The Health Benefits of Going Outside
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Daily Digest 12/13 - Where Men Aren't Working, Detroit Residents Tested By Blight

Saturday, December 13, 2014, 11:17 AM
  • Presenting The $303 Trillion In Derivatives That US Taxpayers Are Now On The Hook For
  • In Rare Saturday Session, Grim Senate Struggles to Pass a Spending Package
  • Furor Over Move to Aid Big Banks in Funding Bill
  • When Liberty unites, Tyranny is defeated — An Exegesis of Hayek
  • Good Intentions of Detroit Residents Are Tested by Blight
  • Parts Of Detroit Lose Electricity For Hours As Aging Grids Fail 
  • Where Men Aren't Working
  • Emit some CO2? Its warming influence should peak in about a decade
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Daily Digest 12/12 - Why OPEC Will Win, Pentagon Preparing For Mass Civil Breakdown

Friday, December 12, 2014, 11:03 AM
  • $550 Billion Energy Junk Bond Bubble Busts; "Whac-A-Mole" Distortions in Multiple Markets
  • What Do They Know? CME Implements Gold, Precious Metals Circuit Breakers Up To $400 Wide
  • What’s in the spending bill? We skim it so you don’t have to
  • Cromnipass: US Government Secures Funding Through September 2015 After Passage Of Spending Bill
  • Pentagon preparing for mass civil breakdown
  • New Leak Reveals Luxembourg Tax Deals for Disney, Koch Brothers Empire
  • Falling oil threatens Canada’s bulletproof banking system
  • Oil Wars: Why OPEC Will Win
  • How The U.S. Could Beat OPEC But Won’t
  • Understanding intestinal microbiota to regain balance in the gut
  • Growing concern over methane from ocean floor
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Daily Digest 12/11 - Rigging Justice, U.S. Has OPEC Over a Barrel

Thursday, December 11, 2014, 10:56 AM
  • "Isolated" Russia Begins Testing De-Dollarization-Driven Payment System
  • Russia’s Proposed Interbank System Threatens Global Economy
  • 36 Presidents of Private Colleges Earn More Than $1 Million
  • Safe Haven Colombia: Peace, Pyramids, Parrots and Profits
  • Why Belarus wants to bring ‘serfdom’ back
  • Rigging Justice: More Tales of the New Oligarchy and the Supreme Court 
  • Insider Trading Prosecutions Just Got Harder as Court Raises Bar
  • Big Banks Will Take Depositors Money In Next Crash: Ellen Brown
  • Watch out, the US taxman may be after you
  • $60 oil will be norm for next 5 years: Economist
  • U.S. Has OPEC Over a Barrel
  • MIT creates graphite ‘solar sponge’ that converts sunlight into steam with 85% efficiency
  • In world first, researchers convert sunlight to electricity with over 40 percent efficiency
  • Historic leap: Navy shipboard laser operates in Persian Gulf
  • New form of ice could help explore exciting avenues for energy production and storage