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Daily Digest 8/29 - Cow Dung Goes High Design, China And The Dark Side Of The Global Bubble

Monday, August 29, 2016, 8:27 AM
  • Why I Left Canada and Became A Citizen of the Dominican Republic
  • Mylan to Offer a Generic EpiPen at Half the Price
  • Why They Did It: Madoff and Enron’s Fastow Explain the Biggest Frauds in U.S. History
  • Prevailing Gray Swans: The Clear and Present Danger List for the Week Ending August 26, 2016 
  • Red Ponzi Ticking—-China And The Dark Side Of The Global Bubble
  • All the Ways Your Wi-Fi Router Can Spy on You
  • Wind Power Finally Getting Out From Solar’s Shadow
  • Cow Dung Goes High Design
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Daily Digest 8/27 - Trump, Brexit, And The Overthrow Of The Elites, Flourishing in a Not-for-Profit World

Saturday, August 27, 2016, 9:50 AM
  • Viktor Shvets: ‘The Private Sector Will Never Recover’
  • Why Millennials, by the Numbers, Can't & Won't Grow the US Out of Trouble
  • Are Emerging Markets About To Switch US Treasuries For SDR Bonds?
  • WikiLeaks Plays Doctor, Gives Hillary Clinton Fake Disease
  • Warning: Trudeau has allowed banks to seize your money if economy fails
  • Robert Kiyosaki interview: If you’re saving money or investing in stocks right now “you’re crazy”
  • Next Economy: Flourishing in a Not-for-Profit World?
  • Trump, Brexit, and the Overthrow of the Elites 
  • Meet DevBot, a self-driving electric racing car 
  • EV Revolution Set To Cripple More Than Just The Oil Industry 
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Daily Digest 8/26 - Good News Friday: Edible Food Packaging On The Horizon, How Ice Becomes Knowledge

Friday, August 26, 2016, 9:06 AM
  • Grad Students Win Right to Unionize in an Ivy League Case
  • ESO Discovers Earth-Size Planet in Habitable Zone of Nearest Star
  • An MIT Scientist Claims That This Pill Is the Fountain of Youth
  • Edible food packaging made from milk proteins
  • From the South Pole to the science section: How ice becomes knowledge
  • The Australian town that wants to get off the grid
  • Celebrate 100 Years Of National Parks With This Stunning Road Trip
  • Meet Pismo and Goatee, the World’s Greatest Surfing Goats
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Daily Digest 8/25 - The Mobile And The Stuck, Can Going Cash-Free Make The World Richer?

Thursday, August 25, 2016, 8:34 AM
  • The unrelenting hunt for yield may end in tears, says James Grant
  • Merkel Prepares For a Deliberate Crisis While White House Plans For a Disastrous Succession
  • Going Cash-Free Can Make the World Richer
  • Bond Traders Are Desperate for Direction From Yellen in Jackson Hole
  • Prevailing Gray Swans: The Clear and Present Danger List 
  • Demographic HomeMageddon Underway...Will Last Until at Least 2035 
  • The Market’s Breaking Point
  • Millennials: The Mobile and the Stuck 
  • Risks Of Loose Money – Exposing The Link Between Monetary Policy And Social Inequality
  • Why you're lucky you don't own a McMansion
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Daily Digest 8/24 - Illicit Gold, ACA Getting Expensive In Oklahoma

Wednesday, August 24, 2016, 9:10 AM
  • The Affordable Care Act is getting expensive in Oklahoma
  • IPERS fund, facing $5 billion shortfall, misses investment goal
  • Emanuel eyes senior discount, more meters to soften tax hit
  • Solvency funding a growing challenge as B.C. pension deficits mount
  • $1.5 million spent to promote pension sales tax
  • Illicit gold: India's smugglers shut out refiners, banks
  • Flood-Ravaged Louisiana Facing Biggest Cash Crunch Since 1980s
  • Saudi government to sell $5 billion worth of bonds
  • CPS wants approval for $1.5 billion in short-term loans
  • China's Best Bank Called 'Mirage' of Shadow Lending
  • ECB faces bulked-up govt bond buying if QE extended beyond March
  • $1.3 trillion in student loan debt is crippling retail sales growth
  • Citi: Here Are Six Ways Central Banks Have Distorted Markets
  • Former Fed Staffer, Activists Detail Plan to Overhaul Central Bank
  • Bank of Japan's rush into stocks raises fears of market distortions
  • China caught in 'dead money' trap as central bank pleads for fiscal stimulus
  • Gold and Gemstones Pile Up in Singapore Vault on Quest for Haven
  • Adviser to PM Abe: Japan needs 10 trillion yen stimulus in each of next two years
  • Fixing Pension Shortfalls in U.K. Means Disruption for Investors
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Daily Digest 8/24 - NSA Hack Confirmed, China's Best Bank Called 'Mirage' of Shadow Lending

Tuesday, August 23, 2016, 8:18 AM
  • China's Best Bank Called 'Mirage' of Shadow Lending
  • Fed Admits Another $4 Trillion In QE Will Be Needed To Offset An "Economic Shock"
  • Gold Will Explode In Value Well Beyond What Jim Rickards Forecasts
  • Yup! The NSA Got Hacked
  • Millennials aren’t buying homes. Good for them. 
  • Is ExxonMobil Actually Only Worth A Fraction Of What It Says?
  • This very, very detailed chart shows how all the energy in the U.S. is used
  • By Degrees: America’s First Offshore Wind Farm May Power Up a New Industry
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Daily Digest 8/22 - The Inflation Imperative, Workers' Hours Are More Unpredictable Than Ever

Monday, August 22, 2016, 12:50 PM
  • Worker Hours Are More Unpredictable Than Ever
  • As Homeless Find Refuge in Forests, ‘Anger Is Palpable’ in Nearby Towns
  • Obama's Market Meltdown
  • The Inflation Imperative
  • Obama Readies One Last Push for Trans-Pacific Partnership
  • Uber Aims for an Edge in the Race for a Self-Driving Future
  • Consumers seem to like environment-friendly options if they’re available
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Daily Digest 8/21 - Nightmare On Main Street, Kids In The Age Of Climate Change

Sunday, August 21, 2016, 1:29 PM
  • The richest 10% hold 76% of the wealth
  • Counting Human Rights Violations with GoFundMe
  • Nightmare On Main Street
  • Inside the Global Hunt for a Better Way to Measure the Economy
  • Before And After: Historic Flooding Devastates Louisiana Communities
  • Should We Be Having Kids In The Age Of Climate Change? 
  • The Upside of Global Warming: Luxury “Northwest Passage” Cruises for the Filthy Rich
  • Migration in Motion: Visualizing Species Movements Due to Climate Change 
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Daily Digest 8/20 - The Day The Dollar Died, The Fed's Failure Will Cost You

Saturday, August 20, 2016, 9:37 AM
  • The Day The Dollar Died, Part 2 
  • What The New SEC Money Market Regulations Mean For The Financial System
  • 'Flash Boys' IEX stock exchange opens. Its goal: Rein in high-frequency traders
  • The Fed’s Failure Will Cost You
  • Another study finds that diversity lead to mistrust and lack of community cohesion
  • Childhood trauma leads to lifelong chronic illness — so why isn’t the medical community helping patients?
  • How statistics are twisted to obscure public understanding
  • Manufacturers returning to US may mean jobs for robots, not people
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Daily Digest 8/19 - Good News Friday: Combating Hidden Hunger, New Mobile Market Travels to Food Deserts

Friday, August 19, 2016, 8:55 AM
  • Justice Department says it will end use of private prisons
  • One Classroom, Twenty Teachers
  • From Montreal to Minnesota, by Inland Sea
  • In a major shift, city to launch zoned-collection system for private carting industry
  • The Netherlands is considering a ban on selling gas-powered cars in the next 10 years
  • In Austin, A New Mobile Farmers Market Will Travel to Food Deserts
  • A biofortified rice high in iron and zinc is set to combat hidden hunger in developing countries
  • Something new in the chill, salt air: Hope