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Daily Digest 2/23 - $3T 'Tsunami' About To Flood Stock Market, The U.S. Constitution Has Failed

Saturday, February 23, 2019, 11:51 AM
  • Let's Face It: The U.S. Constitution Has Failed
  • A Staggering Exodus: Millions of Venezuelans Are Leaving the Country, on Foot
  • A $3 trillion tsunami is about to flood the stock market, warns fund manager
  • These Apps Reportedly Shared Sensitive Personal Information With Facebook
  • America’s Professional Elite: Wealthy, Successful and Miserable
  • North Korea warns of food crisis, slashes rations before next leaders' summit
  • Profit-Taking Futures Traders Raid Gold, Silver Markets
  • Apple And Goldman Sachs Will Reportedly Launch An iPhone-Connected Credit Card
  • Microwave frequency electromagnetic fields (EMFs) produce widespread neuropsychiatric effects including depression.
  • FDA tightens regulation of over-the-counter sunscreen products
  • Senators Not Backing Green New Deal Received On Average 7 Times As Much Fossil Fuel Cash
  • Cracks Begin To Form In Saudi-Russian Alliance
  • EIA Inventory Report Pushes Oil Prices Lower 
  • World's food supply under 'severe threat' from loss of biodiversity
  • New studies: Migratory birds face multiple threats from climate change
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Daily Digest 2/22 - Good News Friday: Home Sale Slowdown Could Help Buyers, CA’s Super Bloom On The Way

Friday, February 22, 2019, 1:13 PM
  • Supreme Court Limits Police Powers to Seize Private Property
  • Washington is Offering 16 Weeks of Paid Leave to New Parents
  • Slowest home sales in over three years could help buyers this spring
  • Secret Of Longevity Coule Be Found In Traditional Japanese Plant That Appears To Slow Aging
  • Oregon housing squeeze sets stage for statewide rent control
  • Ford Will Use Wind Energy To Build F-150, Raptor And Ranger Trucks
  • U.S. Lawmakers from California Introduce Fairness for Farm Workers Act
  • By poplar demand: the 2019 European Tree of the Year contest – in pictures
  • Giant "nightmare bee" that was once thought to be extinct is discovered alive
  • It’s almost time for California’s super bloom! 
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Daily Digest 2/21 - Anxiety Bigger Concern For Teens Than Drugs, Miami Battles Rising Seas

Thursday, February 21, 2019, 11:32 AM
  • Yet another sign from the housing market of a looming recession
  • U.S. Masses Aid Along Venezuelan Border As Some Humanitarian Groups Warn Of Risks
  • Stressed out: Anxiety a bigger concern for teens than drugs, poverty
  • Downturns and Financial Crises – Sequence
  • “Coming Apart” Revisited
  • 'Two is enough,' Egypt tells poor families as population booms
  • Groupthink, Money, and Madness
  • ‘Sustained and ongoing’ disinformation assault targets Dem presidential candidates
  • Will The U.S. Actively Pursue Regime Change In Iran?
  • Media Hysteria: Climate Change ‘Heat Records’ Are a Huge Data Manipulation
  • Miami Battles Rising Seas
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Daily Digest 2/20 - The Crumbling Chinese Market, Americans Buying Insulin In Mexico

Wednesday, February 20, 2019, 10:58 AM
  • Americans' 'right to shop' takes them into Mexico to buy insulin at 1/3 the cost
  • Second Illinois policy group pushes to tax retirement, AARP pushes back
  • Governor creates task force to study pension issues (New Mexico)
  • Italy starts talks with EU over bank bad loan scheme renewal: source
  • Federal student loan payments could soon be automatically taken from your paycheck
  • The Risk of Fallen Angels in Asia’s Bond Market Is Rising
  • The Crumbling Chinese Market
  • Scientist says some pollution is good for you — a disputed claim Trump’s EPA has embraced
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Daily Digest 2/19 - World Stocks Lift On Trade Optimism, Scientists Develop AI That's 'Too Dangerous to Release'

Tuesday, February 19, 2019, 2:47 PM
  • 16 States Sue to Stop Trump’s Use of Emergency Powers to Build Border Wall
  • Seven Lessons About Blackmail
  • Uber Reportedly Preparing To Go Public Despite Losing Over $1 Billion In 2018
  • World stocks lifted to 2 1/2-month highs on trade optimism
  • An Itch You Can't Scratch Off
  • Policing For Profit: How Civil Asset Forfeiture Has Perverted American Law Enforcement
  • Brexit: Fool Britannia
  • Scientists Developed an AI So Advanced They Say It's Too Dangerous to Release
  • GM to invest $36M at Lansing Delta plant to build crossovers
  • Global Car Markets Are in Reverse. Trump Is Making It Worse
  • Europe Scrambles For Sour Crude Oil Amid Tight Market
  • Professor Valentina Zharkova Breaks Her Silence and CONFIRMS "Super" Grand Solar Minimum
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Daily Digest 2/18 - FL's Coming Real Estate Apocalypse, How to Make Negative Interest Rates Work

Monday, February 18, 2019, 12:08 PM
  • Cashing In: How to Make Negative Interest Rates Work
  • European markets mixed amid US-China trade deal hopes; Wirecard shares jump 12% 
  • The finance curse
  • SpaceX job posts confirm Starship’s Super Heavy booster will be built in Texas 
  • FCC: Nearly half of phone calls you get in 2019 will be 'robocalls' 
  • Two Diverging Worlds - Wealthy Nations Population and Demographic Declines...Poor Nation Growth No Substitute
  • CDC: Flu has sickened nearly 18M in U.S. this season
  • Orangutans make complex economic decisions
  • Brent dips, but still set for biggest first-quarter rise since 2011 
  • Keystone XL suffers another setback as judge blocks most work on the oil pipeline
  • Geoengineering Watch: Our Most Comprehensive Climate Engineering Presentation
  • The disturbing hypothesis for the sudden uptick in chronic kidney disease
  • Florida is drowning. Condos are still being built. Can't humans see the writing on the wall?
  • Hurricanes, droughts, and wildfires: How biopharma is girding for climate change 
  • Time To Panic
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Daily Digest 2/17 - Amazon Pays $0 In Income Taxes For 2018, How Long Will This Oil Rally Last?

Sunday, February 17, 2019, 12:06 PM
  • Trillion-dollar-valued Amazon pays $0 in income taxes for 2018, gets multi-million refund
  • Berkshire Hathaway's Charlie Munger Says U.S. In "Uncharted Territory" On $22 Trillion National Debt
  • BBC Producer's Syria Bombshell: Douma "Gas Attack" Footage "Was Staged"
  • Only A Matter Of Time Before Gold Beats The U.S. Dollar - Analysts
  • Weapons of War On Our Streets: A Guide to the Militarization of America's Police
  • Sept. 11 victims fund to slash payments by at least 50% 
  • Southwest cancels more than 100 flights due to operational emergency
  • Uber Lost $1.8 Billion in 2018 Despite Record Ride-Hailing, Food-Delivery Gains
  • Sunday Strategist: A380, We Hardly Knew Ye
  • America’s Signature Mode of Transportation Is High-Cost Rail
  • How Long Will This Oil Rally Last?
  • California high-speed rail and the American infrastructure tragedy, explained
  • The Mercers, Trump’s Billionaire Megadonors, Ramp Up Climate Change Denial Funding 
  • Al Gore’s Global Warming Deliberate Fraud to Increase Governmental Power
  • Why are insects in decline, and can we do anything about it?
  • 'We have death and devastation at every turn': the flood massacre of Queensland cattle
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Daily Digest 2/15 - Good News Friday: Citizen Helps Homeless During Cold Snap, Why Curiosity Should Be Boundless

Friday, February 15, 2019, 9:30 AM
  • Candice Payne Got 30 Hotel Rooms for Homeless People in Chicago During Severe Cold Snap
  • Cleaning routine shows promise in curbing superbug infection
  • Pride, pain and promise as NASA declares Mars rover Opportunity dead
  • NASA's Record-Setting Opportunity Rover Mission on Mars Comes to End
  • Remembering Why Curiosity Should Be Boundless
  • BP: Renewables To Become Largest Source Of Power By 2040
  • Teenagers Emerge as a Force in Climate Protests Across Europe
  • The Tiny Swiss Company That Thinks It Can Help Stop Climate Change
  • The House Science Committee Just Held a Helpful Hearing on Climate Science for the First Time in Years
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Daily Digest 2/14 - Avoid The Financial Circus, Why Saudi Aramco May Come To An Oil Field Near You

Thursday, February 14, 2019, 8:51 AM
  • Is it love? Nope. Romance scams proliferate online, now the largest consumer fraud reported, FTC says
  • Here's what it takes to pick, pack, and ship 150 million Valentine's Day roses from Colombia to your local florist
  • Employers need to hire more people than ever
  • 12 Months. Nearly 1,200 Kids Killed By Guns.
  • A record 7 million Americans have stopped paying their car loans, and even economists are surprised
  • Asymmetrical Warfare and 4GW: How Militia Groups are America's Domestic Viet Cong
  • Germany narrowly escapes recession after flat growth in the fourth quarter
  • Death And Valor On An American Warship Doomed By Its Own Navy
  • Avoid The Financial Circus
  • Former Apple lawyer charged with insider trading
  • Lower gasoline prices restrain U.S. consumer inflation
  • Oil Rises Despite Rising Oil, Product Inventories
  • Here's Why Saudi Aramco May Be Coming To An Oil Field Near You
  • Union leaders warn Green New Deal may lead to poverty: 'Members are worried about putting food on the table'
  • E. coli-tainted romaine lettuce came from California farms, FDA report says
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Daily Digest 2/13 - Oakland Teacher Strike Looms, Employer Health Plans Cover Less Than You Think

Wednesday, February 13, 2019, 10:13 AM
  • Employer health plans cover less than you think, study finds
  • The L.A. teacher strike may be over, but observers warn there’s no ‘clear path forward’ for how LAUSD can afford its new contract
  • Municipalities say pension costs could skyrocket (Connecticut)
  • Debt guarantee tangle: China's private firms hit by default contagion
  • Funding cut to towns, villages to get a 'second look,' Andrew Cuomo says
  • Illinois Lawmakers Debate Financial Steps Amid Pritzker Deficit Report
  • Iowa's city debt surpasses $6 billion for first time; aging infrastructure is a key factor
  • As Fed Nears End of the Hiking Cycle, It Faces a Hard Reality
  • Carney Gets Crisis Deja Vu Looking at Risky Company Debt Surge
  • Oakland schools seek substitutes on Craigslist as teachers' strike looms
  • Feb 2019 Ebola Update: Cheery Thoughts
  • Drought Likely to Develop in Upper Midwest by Spring