Category Archives: Daily Digest

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    Daily Digest 1/16 – Stocks climb new peaks on trade deal, Trump tax cut hands $32 billion windfall to Banks

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    Thursday, January 16, 2020, 3:31 PM

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    • Stocks climb new peaks on trade deal, oil slips on demand worries
    • Race to refine: the bid to clean up Africa’s gold rush
    • Putin engineers shake-up that could keep him in power longer
    • Trump tax cut hands $32 billion windfall to America’s top banks
    • The US Air Force is fixing up a remote base that could help keep an eye on Russia
    • On the Money: Confronting fresh health insurance deductibles
    • 18 Signs That The Social Decay In America Is Worse Than It Has Ever Been Before
    • Trump Says U.S. Troops Stayed in Syria ‘Because I Kept the Oil’
    • Australia’s bushfires are producing so much smoke that NASA expects it to travel all the way around the world and return to Australia
    • Man caught a 350-pound fish believed to be at least 50 years old
    • ‘Amazing’: New embryo made of nearly extinct rhino species

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    Daily Digest 1/15 – Venezuela’s Maduro hikes minimum wage 300 percent, Global debt hits new record of $253 trillion

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    Wednesday, January 15, 2020, 12:06 PM

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    • Venezuela’s Maduro hikes minimum wage 300 percent
    • Report: County’s Unfunded Pension Liabilities Rise (Riverside)
    • San Diego’s pension debt climbs past $3 billion for first time
    • Global debt hits new record of $253 trillion and is set to grow even more this year
    • Euro zone government debt given ‘negative’ outlook by Moody’s
    • There’s never been a worse time to save money in Switzerland
    • Swiss National Bank under rising pressure after five years of negative rates
    • NY Fed accepts $35 billion in 14-day repo bids
    • Dow loses perch at 29,000 and briefly turns negative as report says China tariffs will remain until after 2020 election

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    Daily Digest 1/14 – Peak Permian Oil Output Is Closer Than You Think, China Tariffs to Stay Put

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    Tuesday, January 14, 2020, 12:46 PM

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    • Will you ‘feel pretty stupid’ holding cash? One trader revisits Ray Dalio’s laughable call and warns of a similar drop
    • Economists increasingly say it’s acceptable for the U.S. to take on more debt — for the right reasons
    • Meet the xenobot: world’s first living, self-healing robots created from frog stem cells
    • China Tariffs to Stay Put Until After U.S. Vote Despite Deal
    • The artificial skin that allows robots to feel
    • Peak Permian Oil Output Is Closer Than You Think, Investor Says
    • BlackRock’s Uncomfortable Truth: Going Green Won’t Be Easy
    • Flooding risk model to become available to US homeowners, buyers

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    Daily Digest 1/13 – Don’t abbreviate 2020. It’s for your own good, GM is giving Hummer a second life

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    Monday, January 13, 2020, 10:46 AM

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    • Full Disclosure: News Pundits’ Hidden Arms Industry Ties (Sparky1)
    • Hedge Fund CIO: Will The Fed Ever Be Held Accountable For Turbocharging Inequality That Poisons America (nickc)
    • Consumer electronics and Africa drive the top biometrics and digital ID stories of the week
    • These ‘artificial humans’ could be our distant future
    • Fortnite made $1.8 billion in 2019
    • Milk 2.0: How the dairy industry plans to save milk
    • Record earnings at big banks could keep the stock rally alive
    • Don’t abbreviate 2020. It’s for your own good
    • Publicly owned utilities ‘not a panacea’ but can produce customer benefits
    • GM is giving Hummer a second life as an electric pickup
    • Imperial Oil, Canada’s Exxon Subsidiary, Ignored Its Own Climate Change Research for Decades, Archive Shows

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    Daily Digest 1/11 – Women Overtake Men as Majority of U.S. Workforce, How to return to sound money

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    Saturday, January 11, 2020, 12:00 PM

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    • Women Overtake Men as Majority of U.S. Workforce
    • Trump’s Iran adventure has Japan over a barrel
    • What 2020 has in Store for Global Markets: Jim Rogers
    • How to return to sound money
    • Trump’s tariffs cost U.S. companies $46 billion to date, data shows
    • Here’s What Happens When You Go Without Power for 7 Days
    • The AngloZionist Empire vs Iran: a discussion of the recent events
    • New research finds Jupiter is flinging asteroids at Earth
    • American firefighters arrive in Australia and get cheered at the airport

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    Daily Digest 1/10 – Good News Friday: How To Talk Less and Listen More, Reducing the Environmental Impact Of What You Buy

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    Friday, January 10, 2020, 8:00 AM

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    • These Dow stocks hold up the most during rough times for the market
    • Talk Less. Listen More. Here’s How.
    • We love to criticise the United States, but guess what? Their public schools are better than ours
    • JetBlue announces plans to become carbon neutral on domestic flights in a first for the US airline industry
    • What if Democrats Tried Real Outreach?
    • Shutdown of US coal power facilities saved over 26,000 lives, study finds
    • Study reveals what causes type 2 diabetes and how to reverse it
    • Having A Plant On Your Office Desk Helps Reduce Daily Stress, Study Finds
    • I spent half my life on antidepressants. Today, I’m off the medication and feel all right.
    • Eating in a 6-hour window and fasting for 18 hours might help you live longer
    • Clever “Flying-V” plane design is more fuel-efficient than today’s most advanced aircraft
    • Have you heard of microgreens? Two high school buddies with no farming background have turned them into a business.
    • Low Carbon Life: How We Reduced the Environmental Impact of (Almost) Everything We Buy

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    Daily Digest 1/9 – Corporate CFOs Say Stock Market Is Overvalued, Texan Wind Power Grows Again

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    Thursday, January 9, 2020, 7:55 AM

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    • Nearly all corporate CFOs say the economy is going to slow and the stock market is overvalued
    • The College Wealth Premium Has Collapsed
    • Disinformation For Hire: How A New Breed Of PR Firms Is Selling Lies Online
    • The Nasdaq soars past 9,000 for the first time ever, fueled by Amazon’s holiday sales boom
    • Facts and Speculations – Next Decade
    • Samsung shows off bizarre fitness exoskeleton and rolling robot at CES
    • Past Point of No Return –John Rubino
    • Americans in China warned over spreading mystery illness
    • Cancer group finds biggest 1-year drop in US death rate
    • Facebook’s deepfakes ban has some obvious workarounds
    • Toyota plans to build ‘city of the future’ with housing, robots and autonomous vehicles in Japan
    • Oil plummets to its lows of the day after President Trump says Iran ‘appears to be standing down’ in the Middle East
    • Texan wind power grows again as huge turbines start spinning
    • Trump Moves to Exempt Big Projects From Environmental Review
    • When wildlife safety turns into fierce political debate
    • Why Are So Many Earthquakes Happening in Puerto Rico?

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    Daily Digest 1/8 – Fake Wealth Exposed, The Deeper Story Behind the Assassination of Soleimani

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    Wednesday, January 8, 2020, 8:39 AM

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    • The U.S. Spends $2,500 Per Person on Health Care Administrative Costs. Canada Spends $550. Here’s Why
    • Kansas governor turns to pensions for budget breathing room
    • Pension costs could erase the impact of Arizona’s teacher raises. What will we do about it?
    • Record bond defaults as China lifts credit allocation
    • 2 U.S. cities are not prepared for a recession, Moody’s finds
    • Big Week for NJ’s Debt: State to Issue $800M+ in Bonds for Transit, Libraries, Schools, More
    • A Borrower Will Be 114 When Bonds Backed by Her Student Loans Mature
    • Ben Bernanke says the Fed shouldn’t rule out using negative interest rates
    • Fed Adds $76.9 Billion in Overnight Money to Markets
    • Risk of pension meltdown grows as Congress fails to act
    • The Deeper Story Behind the Assassination of Soleimani
    • Dow jumps 100 points as Trump speaks after Iran attack on Iraqi bases
    • Iranian missiles target U.S. troops in Iraq, Trump consults advisers
    • US air force says fighter jet test is ‘coincidence’ after Trump’s Iran threat
    • Airlines avoid Iranian airspace, cancel flights as Middle East tensions spike
    • Iranian state TV says 80 “American terrorists” killed in Iran missile strikes
    • Trump to address nation after Iran’s retaliatory attacks against Iraqi bases housing US troops
    • One More Trip
    • Fake Wealth Exposed
    • Strong earthquake leaves widespread blackout, damage in Puerto Rico
    • Future Navy, Marine Corps aircraft spending estimated at $11 billion per year
    • Goldman Sachs restructures to create consumer lending division
    • Report: Ransomware takes down online currency exchange
    • Tens of thousands strike in India as slowdown hits jobs
    • Middle East tensions have put a floor under oil prices, says Marathon Oil CEO
    • California considering statewide ban on gas-powered gardening equipment

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    Daily Digest 1/7 – US-Iran Tensions Send Gold Higher, A Challenging Decade is Upon Us

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    Tuesday, January 7, 2020, 9:38 AM

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    • “On the Edge of a Precipice”​ – A Challenging Decade is Upon Us
    • The Future of America’s Contest with China
    • Man who called Dow 20,000 says one of the biggest stock-market dangers in 2020 is ‘people could be throwing risk to the wind’
    • Esper contradicts Trump on targeting Iranian cultural sites: We ‘follow the laws of armed conflict’
    • US-Iran tensions send gold to its highest level in nearly 7 years
    • U.S.-led coalition says it will withdraw from Iraq -letter
    • A Terrorist Attack Against Eurasian Integration
    • SpaceX is now the world’s largest satellite operator
    • Dozens of Iranians and Iranian Americans report being detained at US border crossing
    • Iraqi parliament passes resolution to end foreign troop presence
    • Why Americans Fear Trial By Jury
    • Unjust Deserts
    • Risk of pension meltdown grows as Congress fails to act
    • Chilling assessment: BEE has de-industrialised SA, pushed it backwards in time
    • Will Oil Prices Crash Or Rally When Iran Reacts?
    • Australian bushfires: Cops and arson unit round up 24 alleged firestarters in NSW
    • Bushfires: Firebugs fuelling crisis as arson arrest toll hits 183

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    Daily Digest 1/6 – Saudi Aramco Hits New Low Amid Int’l Tensions, How Australia’s Bushfires Are Generating Thunderstorms

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    Monday, January 6, 2020, 7:54 AM

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    • What stock market investors need to know about intensifying U.S.-Iran tensions
    • Iranian-Americans in California React to Suleimani’s Death
    • Saudi Aramco hits new low amid US-Iran tensions
    • Iraqi parliament votes to expel US troops from country (video)
    • As 3,500 Soldiers Deploy, a ‘Whirlwind’ Whips Through Fort Bragg
    • It’s Not Just Software: New Safety Risks Under Scrutiny on Boeing’s 737 Max
    • Samsung sheds light on its ‘artificial human’ project
    • Deceased GOP Strategist’s Daughter Makes Files Public That Republicans Wanted Sealed
    • Meth use up sixfold, fentanyl use quadrupled in U.S. in last 6 years
    • Why Are Young Americans Killing Themselves?
    • Russian government to ‘use the advantages’ of climate change
    • How Australia’s massive bushfires are generating thunderstorms
    • ADF in seven-day race to help bury hundreds of thousands of farm animals killed in bushfires, amid biosecurity fears
    • A statement about the 480 million animals killed in NSW bushfires since September
    • Beekeepers traumatised and counselled after hearing animals screaming in pain after bushfires
    • Australia bushfires: Which animals typically fare best and worst?
    • Bushfire preparations stymied by climate change deniers in Government, says small business lobby

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