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Daily Digest 7/27 - Pensions’ Last Defense Is Eroding, Recession Bites Brazil

Wednesday, July 27, 2016, 7:50 AM
  • GRAPHIC-Global QE now a record $180 bln a month thanks to ECB, BOJ
  • Britain's mint is making big money from gold rush
  • Singapore Banks Facing Earnings Stumble as Bad Loans, Sibor Bite
  • Happy Mario Draghi day: four charts after ‘whatever it takes’
  • As Warnings Flash in Venezuela, Gold Holdings Sink Yet Again
  • Will the equity in your home ease the pressure on your pension when you retire?
  • Corporate Japan's pension obligations hit all-time high
  • Why Pensions’ Last Defense Is Eroding
  • Brexit Bulletin: What You Need to Know on Tuesday
  • China: Strikes, mass unemployment a growing worry for country's leaders
  • China says downward pressure on economy still "relatively big"-state radio
  • Hong Kong June exports fall for 14th month, Brexit to deepen pain
  • EU may fine Spain, Portugal for deficits, give more time to cut them
  • Chicago still has time to embrace pension reform, Moody's says
  • ECB bond-buying dwarfs euro zone sales, pins yields near lows
  • Italy's $560b bank debt weighs on Europe
  • Record bankruptcies pressure Brazil banks as recession bites
  • Analyst Warns of a Restaurant Downturn and Sees Harbinger of U.S. Recession
  • Spanish Deficit Doesn’t Look Any Better as Penalty Looms: Chart
  • ‘Penny-Pinching’ Japanese Households Spend Less on Having Fun
  • Illinois Colleges Besieged by Cuts as Budget Fight Trickles Down
  • Bitcoin not money, Miami judge rules in dismissing laundering charges
  • Japan to miss FY2020 GDP target of 600 trillion yen, retreats further from goal
  • Bank of England policymaker backs stimulus measures as report points to slowdown
  • Britain's RBS Warns Customers May Have to Pay to Make a Deposit
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Daily Digest 7/26 - A Stark Nuclear Warning, Millions of Americans Live in Hazardous Homes

Tuesday, July 26, 2016, 7:49 AM
  • How Do We Make America Strong Again? Start Telling the Truth
  • DealBook: One Thing Both Parties Want: Break Up the Banks Again
  • Why It’s So Hard to Build Affordable Housing: It’s Not Affordable
  • Gas Leaks, Mold, and Rats: Millions of Americans Live in Hazardous Homes
  • A Stark Nuclear Warning
  • Faulty Data? Why The Oil Glut Could Be Much Smaller Than Believed
  • Solar Impulse on last leg of its round-the-world flight
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Daily Digest 7/25 - Turkey On Collision Course With NATO, Plutocracy Then And Now

Monday, July 25, 2016, 10:44 AM
  • Plutocracy, Then and Now - The Lesser of Two Evils
  • Democrats in chaos as convention opens
  • Wasserman Schultz resigning, faces grilling from Sanders supporters
  • Trump: Tribune Of Poor White People
  • Reaction captures carbon, generates electricity, makes a cleaning product
  • Erdogan’s Power Game: Turkey On Collision Course With NATO
  • Are You A Toxic Waste Disposal Site?
  • Everyday chemicals may be messing up our microbiomes—but we don’t know
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Daily Digest 7/24 - Record Global Temps Continue, Is 2016 The Worst Year Ever?

Sunday, July 24, 2016, 10:24 AM
  • Uncle Sam Wants You — Or at Least Your Genetic and Lifestyle Information
  • Notes from Cleveland: The Two-Part Rebellion
  • Thick And Fast
  • Is 2016 The Worst Year In History?
  • The Reasons Why Exhaustion And Burnout Are So Common
  • Summer-on-Steroids Kicks Off With Record Global Temperatures
  • California Wildfire Spreads Across 20,000 Acres, Prompting Evacuations
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Daily Digest 7/23 - Retirement Dreams And Nightmares, Travel And The Zika Virus

Saturday, July 23, 2016, 10:51 AM
  • Summer Travel And The Zika Virus
  • Delayed, Denied, Dismissed: Failures on the FOIA Front
  • UK economy suffered ‘dramatic deterioration’ after Brexit vote – Markit
  • Retirement Dreams And Nightmares
  • In China meeting, G20 has chance to soothe post-Brexit jitters
  • Special K ads banned over health benefits claims 
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Daily Digest 7/22 - Good News Friday: Ugly Veggies For Sale, Working Fewer Hours For The Environment

Friday, July 22, 2016, 8:28 AM
  • The Future of Economics Uses the Science of Real-Life Social Networks
  • Want To Save The Environment? Work Fewer Hours, Says UN
  • First Rule of the Job Hunt: Find Something You Love to Do
  • Where Will Flight Technology Go Next?
  • Musk: Tesla to become a sustainable energy company
  • Single-atom-thick sheets efficiently extract electricity from salt water
  • Wal-Mart, America's Largest Grocer, Is Now Selling Ugly Fruit And Vegetables 
  • Cows Injected With “Happy” Chemicals Produce Better Milk
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Daily Digest 7/21 - GOP Finds Unity Against Clinton, How Rigged Is The Market?

Thursday, July 21, 2016, 9:47 AM
  • The question isn't whether the market is rigged, but how much
  • Turkey post-coup purge: Licenses of 21,000 teachers revoked, 1,577 deans ordered to resign
  • The Financial System is Breaking Down at an Unimaginable Pace
  • Republican Factions Find a Unifying Force: Hillary Clinton
  • Vicious attacks on Hillary Clinton are for sale on buttons and T-shirts
  • U.S. & Clinton Beyond the Law: Catherine Austin Fitts
  • EIA Predicts Slump in Shale Outputs By August
  • Musk: Tesla to become a sustainable energy company
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Daily Digest 7/20 - U.S. Gov't Living Dangerously in Debt, Global Economic Output Lowered Post-Brexit

Wednesday, July 20, 2016, 10:27 AM
  • Illinois Shutters Failing 'Obamacare' Insurer
  • Rio’s Olympic Hospitals Unable to Take New Patients, Report Says
  • Long-Term Care Insurance Premiums Will Increase An Average of 83 Percent on Nov. 1
  • Covered California rates set to increase for 2017
  • Insurers, Pushing for Higher Rates, Challenge Key Component of Health Law
  • UnitedHealth sees further losses for Obamacare insurance
  • Premera individual health insurance rates to rise almost 10 percent, even with $55 million help from Alaska
  • Commentary: CalPERS Sinks Further into Fiscal Insolvency
  • Vehicle output in crisis-hit Venezuela less than 10 a day
  • Venezuela Food Crisis: One Photo Shows the Strain on Venezuela's Economy in 2016
  • The U.S. Government Is Living Dangerously in Debt
  • Investors Seek Liaoning Debt Boycott As Bond Default Battle Heats Up
  • Preliminary budget for Cook County indicates possible tax hikes ahead
  • Drop in Rates Swells Pension Burdens in U.S.
  • 45-Second Drill: Illinois budget deficit swells to nearly $8 billion
  • Ontario debt to soar by $50 billion over four years: FAO
  • China names and shames debtors on huge billboards
  • Middle-income families in UK resemble the poor of years past, says IFS
  • Russian Consumers Still in Shock as They Cut Back on Food and Medicine
  • More and More Investors Think Central Banks and Governments Will Bring Out the Chopper
  • PBOC continues to inject liquidity into market
  • Helicopter money 'the obvious solution' to boost moribund economies: Citi's Willem Buiter
  • Helicopter Cash Clues Lie in Life and Death of Japanese Viscount
  • ECB Fast Exhausting German Bonds for QE Buying as Yields Tumble
  • The Hidden Risk to Sovereign Bonds
  • IMF lowers global economic outlook after Brexit vote
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Daily Digest 7/19 -Turkey's Baffling Coup, Spotting A Dodgy Statistic

Tuesday, July 19, 2016, 11:20 AM
  • Turkey’s Baffling Coup
  • Our nine-point guide to spotting a dodgy statistic
  • E.U. Imposes Record Fine on Truck Makers for Price-Fixing
  • Atom wranglers create rewritable memory
  • Canada to Introduce National Carbon Price in 2016, Minister Says
  • Carbon Metrics: Global Abstractions And Ecological Epistemicide
  • Medical Study: Asthma Exacerbations Linked To Fracking Activities
  • Eggs That Clear the Cages, but Maybe Not the Conscience
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Daily Digest 7/18 - Corporate Profits Brace For Fourth Losing Quarter, The Purge Begins In Turkey

Monday, July 18, 2016, 11:14 AM
  • Corporate profits brace for fourth straight losing quarter
  • The EU Is Not About Free Trade——It’s About Building A Superstate
  • A jittery Cleveland prepares for RNC opening night: ‘Make America Safe Again’
  • How George Soros Singlehandedly Created The European Refugee Crisis - And Why
  • 26 police killed so far in 2016, up 44% from 2015
  • The Purge Begins In Turkey
  • Big Oil Begins To Worry About Trump’s Wall
  • A Fish So Coveted People Have Smuggled, Kidnapped, and Killed For It