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Daily DIgest 8/6 - The Pollyanna Delusion, The End Of The Bond Bubble

Saturday, August 6, 2016, 8:05 AM
  • JAPANSANITY...or Why Japan's Yen Will Likely Only Get Stronger As Japan Prints More Money
  • The Financial Firm That Cornered the Market on Jails
  • The Pollyanna Delusion
  • Facebook continues its war on clickbait
  • Can mythbusters like keep up in a post-truth era?
  • Rick Rule discusses the end of the bond bubble + precious metals
  • Trump Calls Clinton the ‘Devil,’ Says Election ‘Rigged’ in Her Favor 
  • Microbe-Coated Seed Startup Could Help Us Thrive In a Dark, Dry Future
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Daily Digest 8/5 - Good News Friday: How to Shop for Solar Power, 'Agritainment' Saves The Family Farm

Friday, August 5, 2016, 9:59 AM
  • World's largest carbon producers face landmark human rights case 
  • Strong Job Gains, for Second Month, Reframe Economic Outlook
  • As Trump Rises, ‘Reformocons’ See Chance to Update G.O.P.’s Economic Views
  • How to Shop for Solar Power: Solar Panels, Inverters, and More
  • Why Hybrids Are Better Than Electric Cars For Most Consumers
  • The Bizarre Reason Why Amish Children Are Less At Risk For Asthma
  • 'Agritainment' saves the family farm in Montco
  • Humpback whales around the globe are mysteriously rescuing animals from orcas
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Daily Digest 8/4 - The Big Political Con, Powering The Internet Of Things

Thursday, August 4, 2016, 10:39 AM
  • UK ‘has 50% chance of slipping into recession within 18 months'
  • Bitcoin worth $78m stolen from Bitfinex exchange in Hong Kong
  • Clinton and Trump: The Big Political Con
  • Debunking That Trump/Putin Thing
  • Gold Investing In 2016 Justified By Global Paradigm Shifts In Politics And Markets
  • How Hillary Clinton created her plan for America — behind-the-scenes
  • Power Couple
  • Powering The Internet Of Things
  • Oil's Second Chance
  • Light Industry: Toxic Waste and Pastoral Capitalism
  • Deliberate Toxic Waste Dumping Into Florida Drinking Water Supply Is Approved By Lawmakers
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Daily Digest 8/3 - AU Cuts Interest Rates To Historic Low, Are Banks Closer To Dropping Helicopter Cash?

Wednesday, August 3, 2016, 8:48 AM
  • Central Bankers Float New Currency System, Safety Net at Confab
  • Venezuelan Credit Dashboard: $726 Million Comes Due in August
  • PERS cost to increase by $885 million over 2 years
  • MBTA facing $100 million deficit
  • Report: Most of Illinois universities' state funds go toward pensions
  • CalPERS grapples with low earnings
  • Chicago's bills will increase in 2017 as pension costs escalate
  • Emanuel eyes utility tax increase to save largest pension fund
  • An $18 Billion Finnish Bond Fund Tells Why It’s Fleeing the ECB
  • U.S. Treasury to borrow $201 billion in July-September quarter
  • Saudi Arabia Seen Stepping Up Fight Against Bank Cash Crunch
  • IMF urges Japan to coordinate fiscal stimulus with further BOJ easing
  • Draghi’s Liquidity Drowns Out European Companies’ Brexit Woes
  • Traders bet Bank of England will deliver ‘Super Thursday’ stimulus
  • Australia cuts interest rates to historic low
  • Japan's cabinet approves stimulus package
  • Helicopter money: Are central banks edging closer to dropping cash from the sky?
  • Big Spending Makes a Comeback While Austerity Starts to Fade
  • Another Crisis Wasted, EU Banks Get a Pass From Policy Makers
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Daily Digest 8/2 - Why Economic Growth Will Fail, Questioning The Accuracy Of GDP Data

Tuesday, August 2, 2016, 8:35 AM
  • Why Economic Growth Will Fail
  • This Has Never Happened Outside Of A Recession
  • Social Security and Disability Insurance...A 29% Reduction in Benefits Already Mandated by Law...More Cuts to Come
  • New Signs of an Economic Recession in 2017
  • Jamie Dimon questions accuracy of GDP data
  • How the Russians are responding to the Yamal anthrax outbreak (and why)
  • Oil Prices Fall Below $40 As OPEC Ramps Up Output
  • Research Update: A Negative Total SPF Event and M7.8 in Indonesia on March 2, 2016
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Daily Digest 8/1 - Rush To Buy Gold Amid Uncertainty, The Excess Of Less

Monday, August 1, 2016, 7:55 AM
  • Prospect of US rate rise recedes as key Fed voter urges caution
  • Political and economic uncertainty creates a rush to buy gold
  • The Excess Of Less
  • 500 Years Of Stock Panics, Bubbles, Manias, & Meltdowns (In 1 Simple Chart)
  • Why Renewable Power Can Still Be Wasteful
  • Volkswagen could have a fix for its 2.0L diesels, air regulator says
  • Climate Change Divide Bursts to Forefront in Presidential Campaign
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Daily Digest 7/30 - Forced Farm Work In Venezuela, Zika Transmissions Reach Miami

Saturday, July 30, 2016, 10:47 AM
  • Zika “active transmission area” in Miami, health department says
  • Apollo Astronauts Experiencing Higher Rates Of Cardiovascular-Related Deaths
  • The Common Core Costs Billions And Hurts Students
  • BFI Insights: The Zulauf Perspective
  • Is Bank of Japan signaling that it’s running out of ammo
  • Venezuela's new decree: Forced farm work for citizens
  • Climate Change Activism: A Post Mortem
  • From droughts to contamination, our water supply is precarious
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Daily Digest 8/29 - Good News Friday: Wall St. Not Welcome At Conventions, Quiet Solar Revolution Unfolding In U.S.

Friday, July 29, 2016, 12:55 PM
  • Wall Street Not Welcome at 2016 Political Conventions
  • Reining in Wall Street to Benefit All Americans
  • Norway considers giving mountain to Finland as 100th birthday present
  • To Boost Memory: Study, Wait, Then Exercise
  • Helicopter Money: Why Some Economists Are Talking About Dropping Money From the Sky
  • Quiet Solar Revolution Unfolding In U.S. Despite Low Oil Prices
  • Scientists think cockroach milk could be the superfood of the future
  • Solar cell sucks up CO2 and spits burnable fuel out the other side
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Daily Digest 7/28 - How The Fed Manipulates Financial Spreads, FL Sewage Spills Breed 'Superbugs'

Thursday, July 28, 2016, 8:05 AM
  • Spread Thin: How The Fed Manipulates Financial Spreads
  • ‘Impending gold production cliff’ may deliver a jolt to prices
  • Ronald Stoeferle: Central Banks In Lose-Lose Situation
  • The future of 'Made in China': Industrial robots replacing dwindling workforce
  • Deutsche Bank profits plummet 98%, CEO warns of further cuts
  • Interview with Wikileaks’ Julian Assange – Hillary Clinton Expands the Overton Window of Corruption
  • Negative Rates: We're Going To Need A Bigger Vault
  • Doug Casey on President Hillary Clinton… World War III… and the Deep State
  • Common pesticide kills up to 40% of sperm in bees, possibly leading to shrinking population – study
  • More toxic chemicals allowed in Florida waterways
  • USF study: Sewage spills breed 'superbugs' that could undermine last-resort antibiotic
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Daily Digest 7/27 - Pensions’ Last Defense Is Eroding, Recession Bites Brazil

Wednesday, July 27, 2016, 7:50 AM
  • GRAPHIC-Global QE now a record $180 bln a month thanks to ECB, BOJ
  • Britain's mint is making big money from gold rush
  • Singapore Banks Facing Earnings Stumble as Bad Loans, Sibor Bite
  • Happy Mario Draghi day: four charts after ‘whatever it takes’
  • As Warnings Flash in Venezuela, Gold Holdings Sink Yet Again
  • Will the equity in your home ease the pressure on your pension when you retire?
  • Corporate Japan's pension obligations hit all-time high
  • Why Pensions’ Last Defense Is Eroding
  • Brexit Bulletin: What You Need to Know on Tuesday
  • China: Strikes, mass unemployment a growing worry for country's leaders
  • China says downward pressure on economy still "relatively big"-state radio
  • Hong Kong June exports fall for 14th month, Brexit to deepen pain
  • EU may fine Spain, Portugal for deficits, give more time to cut them
  • Chicago still has time to embrace pension reform, Moody's says
  • ECB bond-buying dwarfs euro zone sales, pins yields near lows
  • Italy's $560b bank debt weighs on Europe
  • Record bankruptcies pressure Brazil banks as recession bites
  • Analyst Warns of a Restaurant Downturn and Sees Harbinger of U.S. Recession
  • Spanish Deficit Doesn’t Look Any Better as Penalty Looms: Chart
  • ‘Penny-Pinching’ Japanese Households Spend Less on Having Fun
  • Illinois Colleges Besieged by Cuts as Budget Fight Trickles Down
  • Bitcoin not money, Miami judge rules in dismissing laundering charges
  • Japan to miss FY2020 GDP target of 600 trillion yen, retreats further from goal
  • Bank of England policymaker backs stimulus measures as report points to slowdown
  • Britain's RBS Warns Customers May Have to Pay to Make a Deposit