Category Archives: Daily Digest

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    Daily Digest 1/28 – Coronavirus is becoming more contagious, Chinese health authorities warn, The True Cost Of “Freedom Gas”

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    Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 5:33 PM

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    • Scientist who simulated the global impact of a coronavirus outbreak says ‘ the cat’s already out of the bag’ and calls China’s efforts to contain the disease ‘unlikely to be effective’
    • New York City To Require Businesses To Accept Cash Payments
    • Coronavirus is becoming more contagious, Chinese health authorities warn
    • Boris Johnson Defies Trump By Giving Huawei Limited Role In UK’s 5G Networks
    • OPEC Considers Deeper Oil Cuts Amid Virus Market Meltdown
    • The True Cost Of “Freedom Gas”(Michael S.)
    • Africa threatened with severe food crisis as locust ‘mega-swarms’ devour crops
    • Greta Thunberg Rips Steve Mnuchin For Saying She Needs An Econ Degree Before He’ll Listen

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    Daily Digest 1/27 – China releases stunning images of the far side of the moon, Oil plunges as coronavirus outbreak threatens demand

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    Monday, January 27, 2020, 9:14 PM

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    Economy 110 Million Consumers Could See Their Credit Scores Change Under New FICO Scoring (Thomas R) Americans who are struggling to pay off their debt could see lower FICO credit scores in their future, especially if they miss payments. Fair Isaac Corp., the company behind the popular FICO credit score, announced the launch of its latest…

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    Daily Digest – 1/25 – Coronavirus fears weigh on global equity markets, Chinese city stops outbound flights, trains

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    Saturday, January 25, 2020, 12:38 PM

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    Economy Coronavirus fears weigh on global equity markets (Thomas R.) The biggest tumble in Chinese stocks in more than eight months led global equity markets lower on Thursday as concern mounted about the coronavirus outbreak in China. “Ultimately, the coronavirus is a slow-burning but important story for markets that is likely to last for months…

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    Daily Digest 1/24 – Good News Friday: First Treatment for Pain Using Human Stem Cells is a Success, Brewery puts faces of shelter dogs on beer cans

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    Friday, January 24, 2020, 4:49 PM

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    • New discovery may lead to ‘one-size-fits-all’ cancer treatment one day, researchers say
    • Brewery puts faces of shelter dogs on beer cans
    • Molecule Combo Actually Reverses Arthritis in Human Cartilage and Rats, Says ‘Exciting’ New Study
    • First Treatment for Pain Using Human Stem Cells is a Success; Now Moving Towards Human Trials
    • Goldman Sachs Unveils $750 Billion Climate Plan For Investing in Solutions, and Vows Never to Support Arctic Drilling
    • New Molecule Can Harvest Energy From Entire Visible Spectrum of Light—And Then Turn It into Hydrogen Fuel
    • Florida is Purchasing 20,000 Acres of Everglade Wetlands to Protect It From Oil Drilling
    • Dolphins Are Finally Living and Breeding in the Potomac River Again
    • JetBlue Going Carbon-Neutral in 2020 On All Domestic Flights —The First Major US Airline to Do So

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    Daily Digest 1/23 – Experimental vaccine stocks jump on concerns about new virus in China, Calling Things By Their Real Names

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    Thursday, January 23, 2020, 4:56 PM

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    • Experimental vaccine stocks jump on concerns about new virus in China
    • Civil War II: Gun control could push Virginia counties to join West Virginia
    • Amazon just filed a bunch of international trademarks for ‘Amazon Pharmacy’
    • Wuhan Coronavirus: C.D.C. Identifies First U.S. Case in Washington State
    • Calling Things By Their Real Names
    • Despite $5 billion dues and Jio’s wrath, Airtel is not hanging up just yet
    • Trump promised his mileage standards would make cars cheaper and safer. New documents raise doubts about that.
    • Arizona’s biggest utility says it will get all of its electricity from carbon-free sources by 2050
    • This Emerging Oil Hotspot Threatens The OPEC Deal
    • The audacious effort to reforest the planet

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    Daily Digest 1/22 – World’s Biggest Producer of Plastic to Curtail Its Use, Living on $738 a month: As Boomers hit retirement,

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    Wednesday, January 22, 2020, 4:57 PM

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    • Living on $738 a month: As Boomers hit retirement, Social Security more important than ever
    • NJ Is Set to Change a Key Assumption About Public-Employee Pension Investments
    • If Students Are Borrowing Less, Why Do They Owe More?
    • NY Fed accepts $58.626 bln in overnight repo bids -NY Fed website
    • Guggenheim Says Market a ‘Ponzi Scheme’ That Must Collapse
    • US Fed is caught in a trap – if it tries to escape all hell breaks loose
    • Hydrogen Costs Could Be Set To Plunge By 50%
    • Why Trump Can’t Retreat From The Middle East
    • The “Twin Threats” Facing Big Oil
    • After Volcano Quiets, Philippine Officials At Odds Over Residents’ Return
    • World’s Biggest Producer of Plastic to Curtail Its Use

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    Daily Digest 1/21 – Some Strategists Say Get Ready for ‘Peak Decade’, Has Natural Gas Hit Rock Bottom?

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    Tuesday, January 21, 2020, 2:39 PM

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    • After coronavirus outbreak, India issues travel advisory for trips to China
    • How Prepared Are We For The Next Pandemic? Not Very, Experts Show
    • China Says Virus Outbreak Controllable as Millions Set to Travel
    • Some Strategists Say Get Ready for ‘Peak Decade’
    • Davos 2020: Billionaires, Bankers, Actors, Trump, Thunberg Will Meet To Talk Inequality, Climate Crisis
    • These Syrian Women Rarely Left the House. Then the Men Disappeared.
    • Abe says new unit will defend Japan from space tech threats
    • Protesters, police clash in Beirut in ‘week of rage’ over financial crisis
    • When will your parents die? The factors that make the difference in America
    • Foreign powers back Libya ceasefire as commander’s forces choke oil flows
    • Has Natural Gas Hit Rock Bottom?
    • Golf ball-sized hail, a town engulfed by a giant dust storm, two people struck by lightning — and that’s just 24 hours in Australia
    • See hail and dust storms batter southeastern Australia

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    Daily Digest 1/20 – China’s coronavirus cases likely grossly underestimated, Missouri could jail librarians for lending ‘age-inappropriate’ books

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    Monday, January 20, 2020, 2:22 PM

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    • All of the World’s Wealth in One Visualization
    • The Tractor Backlash
    • Missouri could jail librarians for lending ‘age-inappropriate’ books
    • Fed Adds $52.6 Billion To Markets As Central Bank Official Defends Operations
    • Officials want to clear a mile-long homeless camp on a Sonoma County bike trail. Some don’t want to go
    • Tech Upstarts Say Tech Giants Abuse Market Power to Stifle Competition
    • China’s coronavirus cases likely grossly underestimated, study says
    • St. Louis donations wipe away $13 million in medical debt
    • Trump reverts to Obama policy on China’s currency
    • At the top of the peak
    • America’s most widely consumed oil causes genetic changes in the brain

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    Daily Digest 1/18 – Finding the Future in Radical Rural America, Stocks Have Rarely Been This Quiet

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    Saturday, January 18, 2020, 9:37 AM

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    • Stocks Have Rarely Been This Quiet in the Past 50 Years
    • Northam Declares State of Emergency in Virginia Because “armed militia groups plan to storm the Capitol”
    • Dow Futures Point to Fresh Record Highs as Bulls Ride U.S.-China Trade Pact
    • Phrenology revisited
    • How we spotted a potential new planet around the sun’s neighbouring star
    • A Tale of Two Markets
    • Reading Sun Tzu in Tehran
    • I Was 20 and Broke When My Grandmother Inspired Me to Buy A Home Solo
    • Finding the Future in Radical Rural America
    • The Navy’s Smallest Warship Gets a Big Laser Weapon
    • A blob of hot water in the Pacific Ocean killed a million seabirds, scientists say
    • Rain pelts fire-ravaged Australian states, bringing new risks — and some relief

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    Daily Digest 1/17 – Good News Friday: Teen Discovered New Planet 6.9 Times Bigger Than Earth, World’s Last Known ‘Dinosaur Trees’ Saved

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    Friday, January 17, 2020, 3:23 PM

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    • Teen Discovered New Planet 6.9 Times Bigger Than Earth Just Days into NASA Internship
    • California woman found alive in snow-covered vehicle after 6 days missing in mountains
    • Wind Farms in Africa Aim To Power New Era of Clean Reliable Energy While Saving a Billion Tons of CO2
    • A molecular solution for storing the sun’s heat
    • Testing Underway For World’s Largest Zero Emission Hydrogen Aircraft
    • Gut Bacteria Could Guard Against—and Even Reverse—Parkinson’s Disease, Says ‘Exciting’ New Study
    • Microsoft is Now Aiming to Capture All the CO2 They Have Ever Emitted
    • World’s Last Known ‘Dinosaur Trees’ Saved From Australian Bushfires Thanks to Determined Firefighters
    • Australian Farmer Celebrates Torrential Rainfall On His Drought-Stricken Farm

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