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Daily Digest 7/29 - Venezuela Won’t Escape Default in ’16, Currencies Feel Pain Of Global Stress

Wednesday, July 29, 2015, 9:53 AM
  • As Chicagoans Die, Police Pension Burden Hobbles City’s Response
  • Australians must work longer, for good of economy, says FSC
  • In Brazil, Household Monthly Purchasing Power Plunges by R$ 16 Billion
  • Harvard Professor Now Says Venezuela Won’t Escape Default in ’16
  • Malaysia PM shuffles cabinet as corruption allegations mount
  • Puerto Rico seeking alternative to $3 billion bond deal: governor's office
  • Japan approves increase in Fukushima compensation to $57 billion
  • Global Downgrades Surpass Upgrades as geopolitical, economic risks Increase
  • Emerging currencies feel pain of global stress
  • No cost-of-living adjustment for Social Security in 2016?
  • French unemployed number creeps up to new record
  • Eased mortgage rules extended to July 2016 (Korea)
  • Italy needs 20 years to tackle jobless rate: IMF
  • Putin Countering Sanctions Drags Pension Funds to Company Bonds
  • China credit card transactions hit 15.2 trillion yuan in 2014
  • Chinese Regulators Probe Monday’s Stocks Selloff as Rout Deepens
  • Warning Lights Flash for Africa Borrowers After Zambia Debt Sale
  • Analysts see worsening economic picture in Brazil
  • Covered California sets 4 percent hike in 2016 healthcare premiums
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Daily Digest 7/28 - Greece Made Preparations to Exit Euro, China's Stock Meltdown Not Over Yet

Tuesday, July 28, 2015, 11:16 AM
  • Stephen Hawking, Elon Musk, Steve Wozniak, and hundreds of scientists want to keep AI out of our weapons
  • Greece Made Preparations to Exit Euro
  • Obama poised to give financial aid to federal, state prisoners
  • NATO Proclaims 'Strong Solidarity' With Turkey Against IS
  • China’s Stock Market Meltdown Not Over Yet
  • The dark side of China’s heavy-handed response to its plunging stock markets
  • BP Reports Second-Quarter Loss as Oil Spill Settlement Takes Toll
  • Feature: Rule Of The Jogi
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Daily Digest 7/27 - The Outlaw Ocean, Why Bigger Is No Longer Better In Energy

Monday, July 27, 2015, 12:24 PM
  • Varoufakis reveals cloak and dagger 'Plan B' for Greece, awaits treason charges
  • Raoul Pal: GroupThink Is Almost Ubiquitous (& The 1 Chart That Matters)
  • Memorize This, Earn A Dollar
  • After Arab Spring, journalism briefly flowered and then withered
  • ‘Sea Slaves’: The Human Misery That Feeds Pets And Livestock
  • Chinese Shares Tumble Again
  • Why Bigger Is No Longer Better In Energy
  • Benefits Of Rotational Grazing
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Daily Digest 7/26 - The Insecure World Of Freelancing, Meaning Is Healthier Than Happiness

Sunday, July 26, 2015, 10:57 AM
  • Thirteen Cities Where Single-Family Rents Are Skyrocketing
  • Proposed Raise for Fast-Food Employees Divides Low-Wage Workers
  • Map: How geography affects the value of the minimum wage
  • The Insecure World of Freelancing
  • Ebola created a public health emergency—and we weren’t ready for it
  • The Breakdown Of 2015 Is Now A Fact
  • Aging Infrastructure Plagues Nation’s Busiest Rail Corridor
  • Meaning Is Healthier Than Happiness
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Daily Digest 7/25 - The End Of Plenty, Don't Laugh At Solar Powered Airplanes

Saturday, July 25, 2015, 11:47 AM
  • Gap Widening as Top Workers Reap the Raises
  • ‘The End of Plenty,’ by Joel K. Bourne Jr. 
  • Americans Are Finally Eating Less
  • Which State Is in the Most Ecological Debt of Them All?
  • Don’t Laugh at Solar-Powered Airplanes
  • The Earth stands on the brink of its sixth mass extinction and the fault is ours
  • Crickets: The Farmers’ Solution to Grow More with Less?
  • Dried oregano in 'latest food fraud' says Which?
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Daily Digest 7/24 - Sea Level Warning Issued, Unemployment Apps Plunge To 42-Year Low

Friday, July 24, 2015, 10:40 AM
  • China’s Global Ambitions, With Loans and Strings Attached
  • What You Need to Know About China’s Gold
  • Central Banks Have Shot Their Wad——-Why The Casino Is In For A Rude Awakening, Part I
  • Push to Lift Minimum Wage Is Now Serious Business
  • Americans' Air Conditioning Habit Is Eco-Friendly
  • Government Pension Cuts Tangled in Patchwork of Legal Rulings
  • Applications for unemployment aid plunge to 42-year low
  • Earth’s Most Famous Climate Scientist Issues Bombshell Sea Level Warning
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Daily Digest 7/23 - NYC Raises Fast Food Wage To $15, How To Win The Hunger Games

Thursday, July 23, 2015, 11:04 AM
  • New York Plans $15-an-Hour Minimum Wage for Fast Food Workers
  • In America, mass incarceration has caused more crime than it’s prevented
  • Missing Gold, Unpayable Debts, Financial Crises, Bail-Outs and Bail-Ins… There Must Be a Better Way
  • How to Get a Second Passport on a Budget
  • Greece Clears Final Reform Hurdle Before New Bailout Talks
  • New Weather Software Could Be A Game-Changer For Solar and Wind
  • Economic slump, not natural gas boom, responsible for drop in CO2 emissions
  • This Time Is Different: Chesapeake Energy Scraps Dividend Amid Oil And Gas Plunge
  • Winning the Hunger Games: Tom Wallace on How to Choose Successful Agriculture Investments
  • Plant that can cause third-degree burns popping up in Canada
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Daily Digest 7/22 - Toxic Loans Wallop French Towns, PR Owes Investors $5 Billion

Wednesday, July 22, 2015, 10:07 AM
  • Annual sewer bills to jump $750 if county approves plan to collect Leoni's defaulted debt
  • Detroit City Council expected to vote on water rates
  • Cleveland Heights will raise water rates as interim measure to cap deficit
  • Puerto Rico's PFC rating cut, default 'virtual certainty' -S&P
  • Brazilian Horror Movie Traps Rousseff as Allies Back Away
  • Evans: No EM or bankruptcy expected for Wayne County
  • Korea mulls curbs on capital outflow
  • Toxic Loans Wallop French Towns
  • Almost everything in sight in Greece to be taxed, including its 14th century moonshine
  • Britain's staggering £1.5trillion debt pile rises as borrowing falls less than expected
  • Italian Bonds Gain for 11th Day as QE Pushes Market After Greece
  • ECB QE stoking UK housing bubble warns Moody's
  • Puerto Rico owes investors $5 billion in next year
  • Cash-strapped Chicago schools propose $1.16 bln more debt
  • More U.S. Children Live In Poverty Now Than During the Recession
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Daily Digest 7/21 - Greece Reopens Banks, CA Farmers Turn To Water Witches

Tuesday, July 21, 2015, 10:04 AM
  • Finland Shows Why Many Europeans Think Americans Are Wrong About the Euro
  • Greece reopens banks, starts repaying some debts
  • ‘Illegal Activity’ Fine Print Leaves Some Insured, but Uncovered
  • VA manager indicted on 50 counts of falsifying records of veterans waiting for medical care
  • As Beijing Becomes a Supercity, the Rapid Growth Brings Pains
  • Tired of Waiting for Feds, California Bill Addresses Illegal Farmworkers Issue
  • A New Oil Spill Disaster Waiting To Happen In The Gulf
  • Amid epic drought, California farmers turn to water witches
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Daily Digest 7/19 - The End Of Capitalism Has Begun, We're All Greek Now

Sunday, July 19, 2015, 12:24 PM
  • Apple may start showing ads based on your credit card balance
  • Greeks Worry About Bailout’s Push for an Economic Overhaul
  • We're All Greek Now
  • Crushing pension obligations are pushing stressed governments
  • Pension Shocker: Plans Face $2 Trillion Shortfall, Moody's Says
  • The end of capitalism has begun
  • China Ends Mystery of Gold Hoard to Top Russia’s Holdings
  • Can scientists hack photosynthesis to feed the world as population soars?