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Daily Digest 3/23 - Housing Market Tipping In Favor Of Buyers, The Year the World Falls Apart

Saturday, March 23, 2019, 4:46 PM
  • Housing market is tipping in favor of buyers, real-estate agents say
  • 3-21 Hanson…Massive House Price Growth Deceleration; A BRICK WALL
  • Politics Has Failed, Now Central Banks Are Failing
  • Doug Casey on the Year the World Falls Apart
  • The Cambridge Analytica scandal changed the world – but it didn't change Facebook
  • Self-Destruction: Cheerleading the Process
  • The Rapid Decline Of The Natural World Is A Crisis Even Bigger Than Climate Change
  • Industry says China has stopped buying Canadian canola seed
  • Over Half of Samples of Kale Tainted With Possible Cancer-Causing Chemical
  • UK will miss almost all its 2020 nature targets, says official report 
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Daily Digest 3/22 - Good News Friday: CA Drought Free For First Time In 7 Years, What Rural America Can Teach Us

Friday, March 22, 2019, 10:52 AM
  • How we’ll invent the future, by Bill Gates
  • What Rural America Has to Teach Us
  • Hawaii bills push 1st state ban on plastics in restaurants
  • F.D.A. Approves First Drug for Postpartum Depression
  • The US's $500 Million Exascale Supercomputer to Arrive in 2021
  • Half the species in a new Cambrian fossil site are completely new to us
  • California is drought free for first time in seven years
  • Photos: Swarm of painted lady butterflies fill the sky in California during migration
  • 'It blindsided me': Surprise as massive butterfly swarm reaches Northern California
  • Brazilian peppertree packs power to knock out antibiotic-resistant bacteria
  • US judge halts hundreds of drilling projects in groundbreaking climate change ruling
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Daily Digest 3/21 - Aluminum Makers Ditch Can Business, The Whole Globe Is Slowing

Thursday, March 21, 2019, 10:51 AM
  • Buy Gold, Sell Stocks Is the ‘Trade of Century’ Says One Hedge Fund
  • This sector should post earnings growth double the market, but the trade comes with some risks
  • Health Plans For State Employees Use Medicare's Hammer On Hospital Bills
  • FedEx just warned the whole globe is slowing
  • Deaths of six men tied to Ferguson protests alarm activists
  • Two Big IPOs Wake 2019’s Market From a Sleepy Start
  • How big are digital payments? See this $43 billion merger
  • 74% of consumers go to Amazon when they're ready to buy something. That should be keeping retailers up at night
  • Shopko store closings: Key things shoppers need to know as the business liquidates
  • The average US consumer now pays for three streaming video services
  • Report: U.S. Airstrikes Are Killing Civilians In Somalia In Wave Of Attacks Under Trump
  • Neo-Nazis Bet Big on Bitcoin (And Lost)
  • Markets Brace For U.S. Decision On Iran Sanction Waivers
  • Aluminum Makers Ditch Can Business
  • Monsanto Weedkiller Roundup Was ‘Substantial Factor’ in Causing Man’s Cancer, Jury Says
  • Climate change has already started disrupting life in the Great Lakes region — and it's only going to get worse
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Daily Digest 3/20 - Intergenerational Theft, How Much Oil Is Displaced by Electric Vehicles? So Far, Not Much

Wednesday, March 20, 2019, 8:25 AM
  • Palladium hits record high as supply woes mount on likely Russia ban
  • How Much Oil Is Displaced by Electric Vehicles? Not Much, So Far
  • No end date for South African power cuts as capacity shortages persist
  • CalPERS moving forward with $20 billion expansion of its private equity investments
  • Japan bank executive says mergers won't fix woes brought by BOJ policy
  • Paris police chief sacked and demos to be banned: French government moves to end rioting
  • Intergenerational Theft
  • Former Speaker of the House Paul Ryan joins board of Fox Corporation
  • Unmasking the College-Admissions Fraud
  • Aluminum manufacturing giant Norsk Hydro shut down by ransomware
  • Futures File: Floods across corn belt
  • Italy could be forced to import olive oil because of extreme weather
  • Weather Patterns Go Crazy: Nebraska Flooding Has Broken 17 Records And Farmers Are Being Absolutely Devastated
  • Complete failure at Oroville Dam
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Daily Digest 3/19 - The Surrealism of the Information War, Record Floods Bring New Toll For Farmers

Tuesday, March 19, 2019, 10:44 AM
  • The Surrealism of the Information War
  • We are already ruled by “private governments,” and they suck
  • The Government Is Using the Most Vulnerable People to Test Facial Recognition Software
  • The Chaotic Triumph of Arron Banks, the “Bad Boy of Brexit”
  • Commercial Ammo: The Untold History of Springfield Armory and America's Munitions Factories
  • If Liberals Won’t Enforce Borders, Fascists Will
  • ‘It’s Probably Over for Us’: Record Floods Bring New Toll When Farmers Can Least Afford It
  • What, Exactly, Are Southern California’s Coyotes Eating?
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Daily Digest 3/18 - Facebook Being Abandoned By Top Execs, GE Cash Flow Will Bottom Out in 2019

Monday, March 18, 2019, 12:02 PM
  • China says it has arrested 13,000 'terrorists' in Xinjiang
  • Journalist Matt Taibbi Explains How Following The News Can Be Hazardous To Your Health
  • Facebook is being abandoned by top executives. Here's everyone who has left since the Cambridge Analytica catastrophe last year.
  • White Nationalism’s Deep American Roots
  • GE Cash Flow Will Bottom Out in 2019
  • Should media avoid naming the gunmen in mass shootings? 
  • Stock Market Press Focuses on Pets and CBD With News of Metatron, Inc. Expanding Their Reach To Pet CBD
  • War Spending Is Bankrupting America
  • Debate over nuclear power and future of TMI hits home in rural Pennsylvania
  • US and Saudi Arabia blocking regulation of geoengineering, sources say
  • Dead Philippines whale had 40kg of plastic in stomach
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Daily Digest 3/16 - Brexit Delayed By UK Parliament, The Trump Phenomenon As Seen In Europe

Saturday, March 16, 2019, 10:49 AM
  • 49 killed in mass shooting at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand
  • Tech Companies Scramble To Remove New Zealand Shooting Video
  • The UK Parliament has voted to delay Brexit
  • BREAKING: Everyone Who Opposes War Is A Russian Antisemite
  • How to Win a 'Fifth-Generation' War
  • The Trump Phenomenon as Seen in Europe
  • Comma.ai founder George Hotz wants to free humanity from the AI simulation
  • The Drawing Board: Power Efficiency Key to Bit Mining Success
  • Global Oil Demand Can Only Increase
  • Gene-edited animals could help humanity, but they're in 'regulatory limbo'
  • Has the government left it too late for workable climate policy?
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Daily Digest 3/15 - Good News Friday: Congress Votes To Expand Public Lands, NM To Require Electricity From Renewable Energy

Friday, March 15, 2019, 7:50 AM
  • Congress Has Voted To Massively Expand Public Lands And Create Four National Monuments
  • Atlanta mayor bans salary history questions on city job applications
  • Son's tweet about dad's empty donut shop gets sweet reaction
  • JPMorgan Ends Financing of Private Prisons After Criticism
  • Scientists have built world’s first ‘time machine’ in experiment which defies the laws of physics
  • Fund raises $6.3M for Tree of Life synagogue massacre survivors, families
  • New Mexico passes bill requiring state's electricity come from renewable energy
  • Janet Mills adds Maine to group of states aiming to abide by Paris climate change accord
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Daily Digest 3/14 - Facebook, Amazon and Google Have a 2020 Problem, The Tragedy Of Baltimore

Thursday, March 14, 2019, 10:26 AM
  • Facebook, Amazon and Google Have a 2020 Problem
  • JP Morgan escalates deposit wars with expansion into the heart of Bank of America country
  • U.S. House technology panel heads seeks delay in 5G spectrum auction
  • The U.S. Now Has More Millionaires Than Sweden Has People
  • One thing Congress gets right: funding their own pensions
  • Finland’s Government Collapsed Under Weight Of Socialized Healthcare
  • Boeing's stock continues steep slide as more nations ban 737 MAX 8 planes
  • Six common themes unite the Jussie Smollett and college admissions scandals
  • Bunnies, Bombers And Butter
  • The Tragedy of Baltimore
  • Oil Prices Spike As EIA Confirms Inventory Draw
  • Oil Markets See An Explosion Of Bullish News
  • As wildfires devour communities, toxic threats emerge
  • The 'ecological foundations of society' are in peril, a massive UN report warns
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Daily Digest 3/13 - S&P Warns 'A Debt Crisis Is Brewing,' Research Team ‘Wakes Up’ Mammoth Cell Nuclei

Wednesday, March 13, 2019, 7:27 AM
  • Consumers racked up $67 billion in credit card debt in 2018, study finds
  • Global Growth Slowest Since 2009, $1 Trillion Deficits: Eco Day
  • Bad loan build-up clouds emerging share market picture
  • France's central bank revises down quarterly economic growth estimate
  • BOJ can be flexible in meeting its price goal: Japan finmin Aso
  • A debt crisis is brewing, S&P warns, but don't expect a 2008 rerun
  • Why ‘Japanification’ looms for the sluggish eurozone
  • China Seeks to Defuse Its $4.5 Trillion Local Hidden Debt Bomb
  • Israel Is Not America’s Ally 
  • Federal agency looking at fitness trackers for public sector workers 
  • Research team ‘wakes up’ mammoth cell nuclei