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Daily Digest 9/24 - Why Oil Prices Won't Stay Low, Do Robots Dream Of Wealth?

Saturday, September 24, 2016, 11:53 AM
  • Harvard Endowment drops 2% in 2016, worst since financial crisis
  • The Elite Solution: Three New Ways To Get Inflation
  • What The Fed And BOJ Decisions Mean For Markets
  • Do Robots Dream Of Wealth?
  • Can a Police-Misconduct Lawsuit Lead to Reform?
  • Why Oil Prices Can’t Stay Low For Much Longer
  • Mothballing the World's Fanciest Oil Rigs Is a Massive Gamble
  • Puerto Rico Blackout Enters Second Day - Entire Island Of 3.5 Million People Without Power
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Daily Digest 9/23 - Good News Friday: 44 Hours Of Saturn, Paris Agreement "Closer To Reality"

Friday, September 23, 2016, 9:26 AM
  • 44 Hours Of Saturn
  • The Pros and Cons of Living in an Income-Sharing Commune
  • Man who lived as a goat and Swedish fly collector among those honored at Ig Nobel science awards
  • The Paris Agreement Is One Step Closer To Reality 
  • Meet the Fruit: Aronia, a “Superfood” Native to the American Midwest
  • Gardening as a Kid Indicates that You’ll Eat Fruits and Veggies as a College Student
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Daily Digest 9/22 - The Three Stages of Empire, UN Fears The Third Leg Of Financial Crisis

Thursday, September 22, 2016, 8:12 AM
  • UN fears third leg of the global financial crisis - with prospect of epic debt defaults 
  • Dallas Police Pension On Verge Of Collapse As Record Number Of Cops Seek Full Withdrawals
  • Jim Rogers: ‘Central Banks Are Losing Their Power…Thank Goodness'
  • Canadian Mint employee accused of smuggling $180K of gold in his rectum
  • Moscow says attempts to accuse Russia of aid convoy attack are 'outrageous'
  • The Three Stages of Empire
  • Has Real Estate Hit Its Peak?
  • Long Term Consequences Of The Oil Price Crash
  • Bayer-Monsanto deal 'danger for our food': French chefs
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Daily Digest 9/21 - U.S. Building Up To Pension Crisis, Chinese Debt "Above Danger Zone"

Wednesday, September 21, 2016, 8:10 AM
  • RETIREMENT CRISIS: Millions have NO IDEA how they will pay bills in old age
  • CalPERS forecasts funding gap could grow to $9.2 bln in 15 years
  • US building up to pension crisis
  • Gulf budget deficits to peak this year
  • Monte dei Paschi's shares, bonds hit by worries on emergency plan
  • Nigeria Plans N4.72 Trillion Stimulus for Troubled Economy
  • Is China Building a Road to Ruin?
  • Deutsche Bank Goes to Crisis-Era Well
  • Chinese debt "three time above danger zone"
  • The big question of Kenya's piling debt
  • Comptroller: NY student loan debt hits $82B
  • New Report Outlines Higher Education’s $2.7 Billion ‘Debt Bomb’
  • Debt and Death Bind Chicago as Emanuel Seeks to Bolster Cops
  • China's first debt-to-equity swap plan approved
  • China Risks $375 Billion of Shadow Banking Losses, CLSA Says
  • Buyers keep faith in Chinese province seen as test of debt tolerance
  • Canadian household debt bigger than national output
  • ECB corporate bond buying hits record pace
  • Markets Have Become More Dependent on Central Banks, Says BIS
  • Calstrs to Miss 7.5% Return Goal for Third Straight Year
  • German savings banks expect 500 mln euro hit from negative ECB rates -sources
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Daily Digest 9/20 - Bitcoin Is Money, China Facing Full-Blown Banking Crisis

Tuesday, September 20, 2016, 7:42 AM
  • Bitcoin is money, U.S. judge says in case tied to JPMorgan hack
  • China Facing Full-blown Banking Crisis, World’s Top Financial Watchdog Warns
  • That $100,000 Painting Bought to Flip Is Now Worth About $20,000
  • How I Rewired My Brain To Become Fluent In Math
  • General Motors pledges 100% renewable power for its facilities by 2050
  • Report: We Only Have Until 2035 to Get Rid of Gasoline Engines
  • U.S. Signals Backing for Self-Driving Cars
  • Can Solar-Powered Floating Art Save California From Drought?
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Daily Digest 9/19 - The Economics Of Obamacare, Get Your Children Good and Dirty

Monday, September 19, 2016, 8:55 AM
  • New York Faces High Security as Authorities Search for Bombing Suspect
  • The Chaos of the Manhattan Explosion, Captured by Cameras
  • From the Obscure to the Everyday, These Objects Tell the Story
  • The Assets Of Trump And Their Mysterious Origins
  • The Vexing Economics of Obamacare
  • Can India Become An LNG Juggernaut?
  • Arctic sea ice coverage is at its 2nd lowest on record
  • Get Your Children Good and Dirty
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Daily Digest 9/17 - A Dire Warning, Grand Ascension or Great Collapse?

Saturday, September 17, 2016, 11:43 AM
  • A Dire Warning – ‘Someone Is Learning How to Take Down the Internet’
  • Grand Ascension or Great Collapse?
  • Stock & Bond Bubbles Much Worse Than 1929: David Stockman
  • Asset Protection: Surviving the Worst-Case Scenario
  • Right-to-Repair Activists are Heroes
  • Top German companies say refugees not ready for job market
  • A Sour Surprise for Public Pensions: Two Sets of Books
  • Colonial Pipeline Response: News Updates
  • Big Oil Flocks To Argentina As Permian Land Prices Skyrocket
  • In Miami, a Woman Is Fighting to Keep Her Treehouse a Home
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Daily Digest 9/16 - Good News Friday: How To Combat Sprawl, The Upside of Fixing Roads and Bridges

Friday, September 16, 2016, 11:07 AM
  • Heroic Bus Driver Saves 20 Children From A Burning School Bus
  • Don't Lowball the Upside of Fixing Roads and Bridges
  • In Pictures: Astronomy Photographer Of The Year
  • Can U.S. Cities Compensate for Curbing Sprawl by Growing Denser?
  • US renewables: Dropping in price, growing in significance
  • A Decades-Old Drug Technology Finally Nears Its Big Breakthrough
  • The Man Who Wants to Build a Village Out of Plastic Bottles
  • Making scientists live with farmers makes crop productivity boom
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Daily Digest 9/15 - Fed Plans for the Next Crisis, The Death Of The Bakken Has Begun

Thursday, September 15, 2016, 9:55 AM
  • Almost a million Canadians couldn't handle a 1-point interest rate rise, TransUnion says 
  • Expect Higher Correlations And Volatility In This Fed Manipulated Market 
  • The Fed Plans for the Next Crisis
  • Credit card skimmers found at local gas pumps
  • Poll Shows Tight Race for Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton
  • Doctor Explains Why Hillary's 9/11 "Medical Episode" Is More Consistent With Parkinson's Than Pneumonia
  • The Burning Platform: Damned If You Do, Damned If You Don't
  • Quest project captures a million tonnes of CO2 in the oilsands: Shell
  • The Death Of The Bakken Field Has Begun: Means Big Trouble For The U.S.
  • Ag Banker Says Communication Will Help Farmers Survive
  • Humans have literally decimated Earth's wilderness, study finds
  • Warmer oceans bringing more severe tropical cyclones to land
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Daily Digest 9/14 - Yield Hunters Become The Hunted, National Debt Tops 600 Trillion

Wednesday, September 14, 2016, 11:24 AM
  • KPERS suffers low earnings in 2015, but bond issue buoys fund
  • Pension Hole Deepening in Europe Adds Pressure to Bruised Stocks
  • Libor’s Reaching Point of Pain for Companies With High Debt
  • How 'Zombie' Oil Companies Stay Alive in Life-or-Death Debt Markets
  • Soaring Student Debt Prompts Calls for Relief
  • 2016’s already a record year for country downgrades—watch out for more: Fitch
  • China's Infrastructure Planners are on a Road to Nowhere
  • Bridgewater's Dalio: There's a 'dangerous situation' in the debt market now
  • National debt tops W600 trillion
  • U.S. credit card balances may soon top $1 trillion
  • Low Yields Blow Holes in U.K. Corporate Pensions
  • Brazil's Leader Wants You to Invest in Tax Dodgers
  • Yield Hunters Become the Hunted as Japan Long Debt Loses 9%