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Daily Digest 2/5 - Good News Friday: HS Students Bring Solar To Kenya, How To Be Reasonable

Friday, February 5, 2016, 11:25 AM
  • Oakland High students bring portable solar power to Kenya
  • Brilliant Light Power Post Fourth Public Demonstration Video
  • Wages Rise as U.S. Unemployment Rate Falls Below 5%
  • How To Be Reasonable
  • New Collar Promises to Keep Athletes’ Brains from “Sloshing” During Impact
  • Gold Coins’ Untold Opportunity
  • Fun Job Alert: Apply to be a Farmer-In-Residence On Staten Island
  • Brian Bagnell's Tips for Smart Oil and Gas Investing 
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Daily Digest 2/4 - Ambitious TPP Trade Deal Signed, Major Alerts Issued By Two Legends

Thursday, February 4, 2016, 11:58 AM
  • Two Legends Just Issued Major Alerts
  • State of The Transition, mid – late January: Oil oversupply, shale bankruptcies, gas leaks, and a whiff of securities fraud
  • Negative Interest Rates Already in Fed’s Official Scenario
  • The Global Economy Could Fall Farther and Faster Than Pundits Expect
  • Another Hillary Falsehood: She Didn't Tell Banks to "Cut It Out" Pre-Crisis; She Blamed Homeowners
  • Investors Heading for Slaughter One More Time-David Stockman
  • Gold to Beat Stocks?
  • A Giga Breakout In A Mid-Sized Gold Miner
  • Ambitious TPP trade deal signed
  • Cheesed-off Italians swap bank bonds for Parmesan
  • Freak Storms and Butterfly Die-Offs: This Is Your Climate on Fossil Fuels
  • Canada's Cauliflower Price Crisis Is Ending. Did Public Pressure Make A Difference?
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Daily Digest 2/3 - Corporate Distress Deepens, Brazil Industry Drops Most In 12 Years

Wednesday, February 3, 2016, 11:01 AM
  • Corporate Distress Deepens as Emerging Bond Spread Widens
  • Moody's: US corporate defaults to hit six-year high in 2016 as commodity fallout continues
  • Inside the Fed's `D-Day' War Games for Breach of U.S. Debt Limit
  • Emanuel heads to Wall Street after CPS bond deal postponed
  • U.S. Treasury expects to borrow $250 billion in first quarter
  • ECB Bought 62.4 Billion Euros in Bonds in January as QE Reviewed
  • Negative Yields From Paris to Tokyo Draw Investors to U.S. Debt
  • Worst Asian Junk Bond Start Since 2008 Limits Lippo Debt Revamp
  • China Unleashes New Steps to Control Financial Risks, Outflows
  • China Will Probably Tighten Capital Controls, SocGen Says
  • Brazil Industry Drops Most in 12 Years With December Surprise
  • Japan's Central Bank Isn't Out of Options Yet, Abe Aide Says
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Daily Digest 2/2 - The Lesson From Davos, The Impact Of Our Consumption

Tuesday, February 2, 2016, 11:50 AM
  • The Lesson from Davos: No Connection to Reality
  • Ukraine attempts to block French documentary exposing ‘fairytale of good Maidan forces’
  • China police arrest 21 in alleged $7.6B investment fraud
  • China factories continue to lose steam
  • The Spread Of Ignorance
  • John Cleese: Political Correctness Will Lead To An Orwellian Nightmare
  • Banks On The Hook For Bad Energy Loans
  • Tell the truth, ExxonMobil: a low-carbon future is affordable – and necessary
  • Fracking brine leak in North Dakota reaches Missouri River, prompts state Democrats to call for more regulation
  • The Impact Of Our Consumption
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Daily Digest 2/1 - Bloomberg Op-Ed Calls For "The End Of Cash," Housing Bubble 2.0 Popping Again

Monday, February 1, 2016, 11:32 AM
  • Multinational corp or mafia? Hard to tell difference, says author
  • Goldman Sachs executive takes ‘personal leave’ amid Malaysian fund corruption probes
  • Forget The BOJ - It's Still A Rally Market
  • Time to heed warnings of Syriza’s ex-finance minister Yanis Varoufakis
  • Not Leaving Las Vegas - Housing Bubble 2.0 Popping Again
  • Drug smuggling is HSBC’s raison d’etre
  • Ha Ha: Hillary Clinton’s Top Financial Supporter Now Controls “The Onion” 
  • So It Begins: Bloomberg Op-Ed Calls For An End Of Cash 
  • Feds consider helping fund Elon Musk’s Hyperloop
  • California’s Rooftop Solar Industry Wins In Head To Head With Utilities
  • Once Unstoppable, Tar Sands Now Battered from All Sides
  • Navajo water contamination more horrific than Flint Michigan's
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Daily Digest 1/31 - Investors Waking Up To Climate Risk, The Box That Built The Modern World

Sunday, January 31, 2016, 8:58 AM
  • E-Dollar Concept is Being Pursued by The BOE, PBOC, and Yes, The Fed
  • Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump Voters Share Anger, but Direct It Differently
  • Where The Bullets Go
  • The Box That Built The Modern World
  • Put A Solar Panel On It
  • New Weapon to Fight Zika: The Mosquito
  • From fad to fixture: how investors are waking up to climate risk
  • Meet the Woman Scaling Up Organics in the Deep South
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Daily Digest 1/30 - Central Bank Created Silver Rally, The Next Generational Bust Is Coming

Saturday, January 30, 2016, 10:36 AM
  • Helicopter Money Arrives: Switzerland To Hand Out $2500 Monthly To All Citizens
  • When The Market Is Down In January - 70% Chance Of February Decline, Too
  • Gold Deficits, Fort Knox, and a Reset
  • Gargantuan! The Next Generational Bust Is Coming
  • The Fed is Intentionally Steering Us Into the Ditch: Bill Holter
  • Central Bank Created Silver Rally
  • Drug Shortages Forcing Hard Decisions on Rationing Treatments
  • Oversold Oil Markets Rally On Rumors Of OPEC Cut 
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Daily Digest 1/29 - Good News Friday: Making The Switch To Solar, How Songbirds Hear Notes

Friday, January 29, 2016, 11:14 AM
  • WeFuel is the latest app to deliver gas to your parked car
  • Obama Moves to Expand Rules Aimed at Closing Gender Pay Gap
  • A Single Cell Shines New Light on How Cancers Develop
  • For new wearable, monitoring health at the molecular level is no sweat
  • The World's Best Oil And Gas Market Just Got 115% Better
  • Hastings couple making switch to solar power
  • How to Build an Electronic Bee Counter
  • Songbirds recognize songs the way humans recognize vowels
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Daily Digest 1/28 - China to Move to Electronic Currency, Russia May Ban Corn And Soybeans

Thursday, January 28, 2016, 10:36 AM
  • 25 Years Of Fed Fueled M&A—-Ancestry.com Of The Banking Oligopoly
  • The U.S. was supposed to leave Afghanistan by 2017. Now it might take decades.
  • Something Snapped At The Comex
  • A Short History Of Paper Money
  • China to Move to Electronic Currency
  • How The Energy Crash Revealed A Weak Global Economy
  • The myth of US self-sufficiency in crude oil
  • Doomsday Clock hands remain unchanged, despite Iran deal and Paris talks
  • Russia May Ban Corn And Soybeans
  • Gov. Snyder lied: Flint water switch was not about saving money, records show
  • Why Big Blizzards In Winter Don’t Disprove Global Warming
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Daily Digest 1/27 - Hedge Funds Betting Against China, U.S. Net Worth Declines By $1.2T

Wednesday, January 27, 2016, 10:23 AM
  • Slowing emerging markets hamper oil recovery: World Bank
  • Mohamed El-Erian warns about a day of reckoning
  • JPMorgan Cuts S&P 500 Forecast, Citing ‘Earnings Recession’ Risk
  • U.S. recession cries get louder
  • Nigeria Flirts With Economic Disaster as Currency Controls Stay
  • Resentment simmers as Greece launches debate on pension reforms
  • Corporate credit shock beckons for China
  • NYU's Altman Says U.S. Defaults to Climb, Recession More Likely
  • How Bad is Venezuela's Economic Situation?
  • EU pension stress tests show hit from low interest rates
  • Brazil Current Account Gap Narrows as Downturn Sinks Imports
  • Singapore's 80-cent loans not cheap enough for distressed funds
  • China's plan to slash steel production capacity 'threatens 400,000 jobs'
  • S&P warns South Africa of downgrade over weak growth, state firm bailouts
  • Fitch: U.S. High Yield Bond Default Tally Reaches 74 in 2015; Default Rate 3.4%
  • Atlantic City mayor, council to explore bankruptcy Tuesday
  • Freeport questions Indonesia's demand for smelter deposit
  • U.K. Flirts With Failed Debt Auction as Analysts Wince at Depth
  • Obamacare enrollment projections down nearly 40 percent
  • Hedge funds betting against China eye 'Soros moment'
  • Emerging Stocks Fall as China Rout Deepens; Ruble Swings on Oil
  • U.S. Net Worth Declines By $1.2 Trillion
  • China's 2015 bond issuance surges 88% to S$4.85 trillion
  • Weak Singapore Dec factory output may lead to downgrade in Q4 GDP
  • China’s Gold Imports From Hong Kong Jump to Highest Since 2013
  • Hungary Holds Rates and Considers More Unconventional Easing
  • Japan rules out negative rates as it mulls expanding QE
  • Draghi Says ECB Credibility Hinges on Meeting Inflation Goal
  • Cash Is King as Europe Adapts to Negative Interest Rates: Chart
  • Won Leads Declines in Asia on Slowing Korea Growth, Outflows