Category Archives: Daily Digest

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    Daily Digest 6/26 – U.S. Shale An ‘Unmitigated Disaster,’ Putin’s Big Bet on Gold Is Paying Off

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    Wednesday, June 26, 2019, 7:20 AM

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    • US shale an ‘unmitigated disaster’ with industry hundreds of billions in debt – shale pioneer
    • Company earnings look like they will keep sliding through the third quarter
    • We’re already in recession, here’s what to do, says economist who called last bubble
    • Euro zone yields test lows as focus turns to under-fire Fed
    • UBS: World economy ‘one step away from global recession’
    • Putin’s Big Bet on Gold Is Paying Off
    • A leveraged-lending bust could hit economy quicker than subprime blowup, says ex-FDIC boss Sheila Bair
    • The Boomers Ruined Everything
    • Myanmar shuts down internet in conflict areas as UN expert warns of potential abuses during blackout
    • US releases review on removing vegetation to stop wildfires
    • Managing climate change will require increased energy usage
    • Colorado’s snowpack is 40 times normal after rare summer solstice dump

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    Daily Digest 6/25 – Gold Jumps To Fresh High, ‘Crowding Diseases’ Threaten Migrant Children In U.S. Border Facilities

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    Tuesday, June 25, 2019, 7:30 AM

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    • Iranians say their ‘bones breaking’ under US sanctions
    • ‘Crowding diseases’ threaten migrant children held in US border protection facilities, expert says
    • No, it’s not just you: Half of the internet is down, including Google, Amazon, and Reddit
    • Average retirement-age Americans have this much in their 401(k), report says
    • Taxed to the hilt, more northern homebuyers are migrating to Florida
    • As the wealthy flee New York, poorest will be most affected
    • Gold jumps to fresh high, now at levels not seen since August 2013
    • ‘A leftward shift’: Communist party USA sees chance as progressives surge
    • Oh that it should come to this Pt. 9
    • Syria says sabotage damaged underwater oil pipelines
    • Electric Jaguar XJ, hybrid airplanes, more driving, fewer Chinese EV makers
    • Tesla starts work on substation to power Gigafactory 3 ahead of production
    • OPEC’s Meeting: Market Expects Another Output Cut Next Week
    • More than 500 arrested after protests and clashes as India water crisis worsens

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    Daily Digest 6/24 – Expertise Falling Out of Favor At Work, Who Gets to Own the West?

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    Monday, June 24, 2019, 8:30 AM

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    • At Work, Expertise Is Falling Out of Favor
    • Oregon Statehouse Shut Down After Lawmakers Team Up With Right-Wing Militias
    • Oregon Capitol Closed After Threats From Militia Groups
    • How the UAW Will Kill the Big Three
    • Fear, Texts & Bodyguards
    • CBS News “War Expert” Is Being Paid By Raytheon
    • Court Nixes Federal Approval For Cadiz Pipeline To Suck Water Out Of The Mojave To Sell
    • Who Gets to Own the West?

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    Daily Digest 6/22 – Venezuela Closes Brazil Border, Georgians Receive Test Alert For ‘Radiological Hazard’

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    Saturday, June 22, 2019, 12:33 PM

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    • Venezuela closes border with Brazil, Colombian crossings may be next
    • South China Sea: Satellite image shows Chinese fighter jets deployed to contested island
    • White House unveils $50 billion Palestinian economic plan
    • Trump says he doesn’t want war with Iran, but there will be ‘obliteration’ if it comes
    • Iranian hackers wage cyber campaign amid tensions with US
    • ICE’s planned deportation raids in 10 big cities: what we know
    • President Trump announces delay of mass immigration raids that were to begin Sunday
    • Russian Trolls Stir up Measles Vaccination Controversy
    • U.S. Summer Driving Gets Off to Pricier Start as Refinery Burns
    • Georgians received an alarming test alert for a ‘radiological hazard’

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    Daily Digest 6/21 – Good News Friday: Renewables Winning Against Coal And Gas, Making ‘Plastic’ From Cactus Juice

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    Friday, June 21, 2019, 6:22 AM

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    • Anti-Robocall Bill Gets Bipartisan Backing
    • Sadiq Khan announces car-free day in London to tackle air pollution
    • Renewables are winning the economics battle against new coal and gas, stunning study shows
    • Fake Meat Will Save Us
    • Prehistoric People Built Little Artificial Islands in Scottish Lochs
    • I Was a Newbie Bird Counter
    • Three Surprising Solutions To Climate Change
    • How to make biodegradable ‘plastic’ from cactus juice

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    Daily Digest 6/20 – EIA Data Pushes Oil Prices Higher, Why Is Climate Change So Often “Sooner than Predicted”?

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    Thursday, June 20, 2019, 9:17 AM

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    • Nuclear weapons: experts alarmed by new Pentagon ‘war-fighting’ doctrine
    • Want a House Like This? Prepare for a Bidding War With Investors
    • FASB Advances Toward Easing Accounting Burden for Libor Phaseout
    • Number of People Fleeing Conflict Is Highest Since World War II, U.N. Says
    • Oakland Councilmember Warns Oakland and Emeryville that they may lose Home Depot Stores over Blight
    • Xi Jinping arrives in Pyongyang, marking first visit by Chinese leader to North Korea in 14 years
    • Free Lunch!
    • How 7.4 Tons of Venezuela’s Gold Landed in Africa—and Vanished
    • This is what REAL SHTF looks like in a Farm or Homestead
    • Iran Revolutionary Guard shoots down US drone amid tensions
    • Democrats demand answers on Trump’s approach to Iran
    • The Latest: 2 rockets land on oil company sites in Iraq
    • Bullish EIA Data Pushes Oil Prices Higher
    • Climate Change: Why is it So Often “Sooner than Predicted”?
    • Our Love Of Almonds Is Seriously Jeopardizing Honeybees
    • US beekeepers lost 40% of honeybee colonies over past year, survey finds
    • India’s sixth biggest city is almost entirely out of water

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    Daily Digest 6/19 – Italy’s Public Debt Hits New High, When Debt Becomes A Life Sentence

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    Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 5:16 AM

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    • Residents in Illinois’ Metro East area are fleeing a growing property tax burden, fueling regional population loss.
    • Betting the house: investors demand higher premiums for risky Australian mortgage bonds
    • Tuition increase coming to all of Oregon’s public universities
    • Italy’s Public Debt Hits New High Of $2.66 Trillion In April – Central Bank
    • When Debt Becomes A Life Sentence: The Rise of Terminal Debt
    • French 10-year government bond yield turns negative after Draghi remarks
    • ‘Super Mario’ shock: euro slides, yields hit new lows
    • China holdings of U.S. Treasuries in April skid to nearly two-year low
    • The View From Abroad: America As Others See It
    • Oil Prices Jump On Hopes Of End To U.S.-China Trade War
    • Greenland Was 40 Degrees Hotter Than Normal This Week, And Things Are Getting Intense

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    Daily Digest 6/18 – India Hitting U.S. With More Tariffs, Can Bacteria Help Us Replace Plastic?

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    Tuesday, June 18, 2019, 8:08 AM

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    • India is hitting the United States with more tariffs
    • Ho Ho Ho It’s magic: Deutsche Bank, Market Cap $14B to Spin Off $50B in assets
    • Risky partner: Top U.S. universities took funds from Chinese firm tied to Xinjiang security
    • In El Paso, Border Patrol Is Detaining Migrants in ‘a Human Dog Pound’
    • Trump may be about to face his biggest test yet on the economy
    • State Department Funded Trolls To Attack Journalists Against Iran War
    • PepsiCo offers to settle with Indian farmers it sued over potatoes for Lays chips
    • Trump furiously denies claims that the US is increasing cyber attacks on Russia and that he has not been told because Pentagon officials fear he might cancel the operation
    • This man ate ‘expired’ food for a year. Here’s why expiration dates are practically meaningless.
    • I’m a 29-Year-Old With $235k in Student Debt. I’ll Never Pay It Back.
    • Here’s What the Average Worker Has Saved in a 401(k)
    • Facebook’s digital currency could trigger new D.C. battles
    • The Oil Price Risk Analysts Are Ignoring
    • U.S. Shale Growth Is Decelerating
    • A Major Existential Threat Is Arising For Natural Gas
    • Replacing Plastic: Can Bacteria Help Us Break The Habit?

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    Daily Digest 6/17 – Revenge Of The Bacteria, Leaderless And Livid In Hong Kong

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    Monday, June 17, 2019, 7:46 AM

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    • Inside Sudan’s Internet ban, brutal clampdown on protesters, and sexual violence
    • Bosses pocket Trump tax windfall as workers see job promises vanish
    • Trump warns of a ‘market crash the likes of which has not been seen before’ if he loses 2020 election — but economists are worried he’s causing a recession on his own
    • Leaderless and livid: The youngsters on Hong Kong front lines
    • Hong Kong’s surveillance-savvy protesters go digitally dark
    • California could become first to limit facial recognition technology; police aren’t happy
    • The Empty Storefront Crisis and the End of the American Dream
    • The “Launch on Warning” Nuclear Strategy and Its Insider Critics
    • Revenge of the Bacteria: Why We’re Losing the War
    • U.S. Escalates Online Attacks on Russia’s Power Grid
    • Massive power outage hits Argentina, Uruguay: power companies
    • Nestlé is still taking national forest water for its Arrowhead label, with feds’ help
    • Rain leaves veggie farmers struggling with no aid in sight
    • France to declare natural disaster after storms rip through crops
    • Forget soybeans, U.S. farmers rush to plant hemp
    • Where does your plastic go? Global investigation reveals America’s dirty secret

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    Daily Digest 6/15 – The Diet That’s Shrinking Your Brain, Awakening to the Traumacene

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    Saturday, June 15, 2019, 8:40 AM

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    • Many Americans say their financial situation is worse since the Great Recession
    • Trump Has Gotten China to Lower Its Tariffs. Just Toward Everyone Else.
    • Awakening to the Traumacene
    • When Social Security Runs Out: What the Program Will Look Like in 2035
    • How the FCC lost a year in “the race to 5G”
    • Blood Types May Soon Be Indifferent As Scientists Use Our Gut Bacteria to Make ‘Universal’ Blood Type
    • Meanwhile, over on Planet Japan
    • The diet that’s shrinking your brain
    • The Worst Patients In The World
    • Saving the Planet With Electric Cars Means Strangling This Desert
    • Largest Animal Epidemic in History Is Due to Industrial Farming
    • Oil price drop would dampen the offshore rebound
    • Biblical plague of locusts is swarming over Italian farmlands. Could it happen in the US?
    • AccuWeather’s new analysis predicts substantial 2019 crop yield shortfall

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