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Daily Digest 9/11 - Irma knocks out power, Central Banks Have Purchased $2 Trillion In Assets In 2017

Monday, September 11, 2017, 11:41 AM
  • Central Banks Have Purchased $2 Trillion In Assets In 2017
  • Dear President Trump: America is in for a Rude Awakening in January
  • Millennials Are the Key to the Highest Gains
  • Your Next Phone Will Probably Cost You $1,000
  • Irma knocks out power to more than 6 million in Florida
  • In the push for oil embargo on North Korea, China is reluctant to sign off
  • Goldman: Harvey, Irma Cause 900,000 Bpd Drop In Demand
  • Tick escapes during Japanese press conference on deadly disease prevention
  • Calling the Turn
  • Hurricane Irma Sucked The Ocean Away From Florida And Bahamas Beaches
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Daily Digest 9/9 - OPEC Fails To Cut Oil Exports, Irma’s Approach Shifts to Gulf Coast

Saturday, September 9, 2017, 11:46 AM
  • House Passes Deal on Storm Aid, Debt Limit, Government Funding
  • Equifax’s Instructions Are Confusing. Here’s What to Do Now.
  • Irma’s Approach Shifts to Gulf Coast, Keeps Florida on Edge
  • Thoughts on Poland
  • OPEC Fails To Cut Oil Exports Below 2016 Levels
  • China Declares Support For Punitive Action Against North Kore
  • Major Earthquake Strikes Off Southern Coast Of Mexico, Killing Dozens
  • Who’s Backing Scott Pruitt to Head the EPA? The Koch Brothers.
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Daily Digest 9/8 - Good News Friday: How To Help Storm Victims, Free School Lunch In NYC

Friday, September 8, 2017, 12:07 PM
  • How To Help The Victims Of Hurricane Irma
  • Court rejects Trump administration on travel ban exemptions
  • New York City unveils universal free lunch in time for the first day of school
  • Philando Castile’s Legacy of Helping His Students Pay for Their Lunches Lives On
  • Jaguar Land Rover to electrify all its cars by 2020
  • Will Hydrogen Break The Battery Market?
  • J.J. Watt keeps surpassing Harvey relief goal: 'I'm with them for the long haul'
  • Hawaii natives taking food truck – and plenty of free kalua pig – to Harvey flood victims
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Daily Digest 9/7 - Markets ‘Have Been Going Up for Too Long,’ Thousands Of Cattle At Risk After Harvey

Thursday, September 7, 2017, 10:10 AM
  • Goldman’s Blankfein on Markets: ‘Things Have Been Going Up for Too Long’
  • Opioid Use Explains 20% of Drop in American Men From Labor Force
  • Microsoft President To Trump: To Deport A DREAMer, You'll Have To Go Through Us
  • Why Oil Prices Can’t Bounce Very High; Expect Deflation Instead
  • How Vulnerable Are Oil Markets To Extreme Weather?
  • Hundreds of Thousands of Cattle are At Risk After Hurricane Harvey
  • Two South Florida nuclear power plants lie in Irma’s path. Are they ready?
  • The unprecedented drought that's crippling Montana and North Dakota
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Daily Digest 9/6 - Illinois Shorting Pensions Again, Guaranteed Pay?

Wednesday, September 6, 2017, 10:01 AM
  • North Korea promises more 'gift packages' for US
  • Venezuela’s Medicine Shortages Overwhelming Border Cities in Guyana, Colombia, Brazil
  • Fear of robots taking jobs spurs a bold notion: Guaranteed pay
  • Illinois Shorting Pensions, Again
  • Moody's: If the US defaults, it won't regain its top-notch debt rating
  • Inside the new economic science of capitalism’s slow-burn energy collapse
  • How EIA Guestimates Keep Oil Prices Subdued
  • Hurricane Irma Could Destroy Oil Demand
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Daily Digest 9/5 - Gold Flashing Major Buy Signal, Singaporeans Still Love Cash

Tuesday, September 5, 2017, 10:46 AM
  • Trump Moves to End DACA and Calls on Congress to Act
  • The plan to tie the debt ceiling to Harvey funding
  • Gold to S&P 500 Ratio Flashing Major Buy Signal
  • Singaporeans, in Age of E-Payments, Still Love Cash
  • Navajo solar plant breaks new ground
  • Is Big Oil Prepared For The Natural Gas Era?
  • The food revolution’s missing piece
  • Harvey: Too poor to flee the hurricane
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Daily Digest 9/4 - The First Step Towards Crony Capitalism, NK's Latest Threat

Monday, September 4, 2017, 10:20 AM
  • Raghuram Rajan: Populist Nationalism Is “the First Step Toward Crony Capitalism”
  • North Korea is an Pentagon Vassal State
  • Electromagnetic Pulse: North Korea’s Latest Threat Against U.S.
  • Kim ‘Is Begging for War,’ Nikki Haley Says, but Urges More Diplomacy
  • Australia’s dystopian future: a nation of high-rise renters
  • To Understand Rising Inequality, Consider the Janitors at Two Top Companies, Then and Now
  • Brazil Aims To Privatize State-Owned Utility Company 
  • Mortal Mugginess
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Daily Digest 9/2 - America's Overlooked Addiction Crisis, Harvey’s Public-Health Nightmare

Saturday, September 2, 2017, 10:08 AM
  • America's Overlooked Addiction Crisis
  • Abandoned States: Places In Idyllic 1960s Postcards Have Transformed Into Scenes Of Abandonment 
  • Houston mayor to immigrants: If you face deportation for seeking safety, I'll represent you
  • Before Harvey, Houston Sought Funding to Mitigate Floods - But Congress Refused
  • Stealing From Taxpayers Won’t Help Harvey Victims
  • Hurricane Harvey’s Public-Health Nightmare
  • The Incarcerated Women Who Fight California’s Wildfires
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Daily Digest 9/1 - Good News Friday: Psychological Life Hacks, How Much More Can We Learn About the Universe?

Friday, September 1, 2017, 10:48 AM
  • When Labor Day Meant Something
  • How Much More Can We Learn About the Universe?
  • Counter-protesters outnumber protesters 70-to-1 at peaceful Fort Sanders rally
  • Gov. Rauner Signs The Trust Act
  • Samim Bigzad: UK Government's attempt to deport Afghan asylum seeker fails after pilot refuses to take off
  • Rafael Eliassen’s Four Powerful Psychological Life Hacks
  • Iconic images of rescuers and good Samaritans spotlight the heroes of Harvey
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Daily Digest 8/31 - Central Banks As Income Inequality Engines, Congress Cementing Trump's Anti-Climate Orders Into Law

Thursday, August 31, 2017, 10:36 AM
  • Central Banks as Engines of Income Inequality and Financial Crisis
  • How Inflation Could Be Caused in 15 Minutes
  • Hmm… Corporate Media Now Turning On Antifa As Police Militarization Increases
  • Researchers hack a self-driving car by putting stickers on street signs
  • Inside China’s $43 Billion Bid for Food Security
  • Eight Days To Destruction
  • New Law in North Carolina Bans Latest Scientific Predictions of Sea-Level Rise
  • How Congress Is Cementing Trump's Anti-Climate Orders into Law
  • On Roads Turned Waterways, Volunteers Improvise to Save the Trapped and Desperate
  • Farming giant sued for $150M in unpaid bills
  • A Worldview Apart: Walter Poleman on Having a Sense of Place