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Daily Digest 4/5 - High Student Debt Quadrupled In 10 Years, Half Of Americans Living Paycheck To Paycheck

Wednesday, April 5, 2017, 9:07 AM
  • Half of Americans are responsible for only 3 percent of health care costs
  • Number of people who owe over $100,000 in student debt has quadrupled in 10 years
  • Italy budget deficit widens in March, first-quarter deficit also higher
  • Emerging Q1 global bond issuance at record $181 bln -JPM data
  • U.S. households will soon have as much debt as they had in 2008
  • Venezuela Credit Dashboard: Default Risk Spikes as Payment Looms
  • EU Steps Up Efforts to Deal With $1.1 Trillion Bad-Debt Pile
  • S. Korea's national debt hits record high in 2016
  • Half of Americans are desperately living paycheck to paycheck
  • Global debt hits $215 trillion in 2016, led by emerging markets: IIF
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Daily Digest 4/4 - The Next Subprime Crisis Is Here, Miami's Fight Against Rising Seas

Tuesday, April 4, 2017, 11:09 AM
  • The Next Subprime Crisis Is Here: 12 Signs That A Day Of Reckoning Has Arrived For The U.S. Auto Industry
  • What the Fed Minutes Could Reveal About the Balance Sheet
  • Nuclear weapons: Rising in defence of humanity
  • American Entrepreneurs Aren't Hopeful Enough to Hire
  • Why Bother, After All The Golden Mean Covers JNUG, NUGT, JDST, HGU
  • Why We Think We're Better Investors Than We Are
  • Graphene-based sieve turns seawater into drinking water
  • Miami's Fight Against Rising Seas
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Daily Digest 4/3 - The End Of OPEC Is Near, Greening Arctic Ice Explained

Monday, April 3, 2017, 10:45 AM
  • First Post-Brexit Tremors: Theresa May "Would Go To War" To Protect Gibraltar
  • Student Debt Giant Navient to Borrowers: You’re on Your Own
  • Create Your Escape Plan Now
  • Trump Aides’ Disclosures Reveal Surge in Lucrative Political Work
  • The customer is always wrong: Tesla lets out self-driving car data – when it suits
  • How Many Robots Does It Take to Replace a Human Job?
  • The End Of OPEC Is Near 
  • Greening Of Arctic Ice Explained: Thinning Sea Ice Causing Massive Growth Of Dangerous Phytoplankton
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Daily Digest 4/1 - The Growing Wealth Divide, Is Gasoline Demand On The Rise?

Saturday, April 1, 2017, 11:25 AM
  • The growing divide between the haves and the have-nots, in one stunning chart
  • Japan's BTMU plans international fund transfers via blockchain in 2018
  • All the President's Millionaires: Trump Aides Unveil Assets
  • Famed Hacker Kevin Mitnick Shows You How to Go Invisible Online
  • What Is An Elite College Really Worth?
  • Trump signs order undoing Obama climate change policies
  • Is Gasoline Demand On The Rise?
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Daily Digest 3/31 - Good News Friday: Homeless Aid In LA, The Dawn Of Commercial Spaceflight

Friday, March 31, 2017, 11:41 AM
  • We may have just witnessed the dawn of truly commercial spaceflight
  • Russian rumbling: Anti-corruption demonstrations sweep across Russia
  • Canada Is Going to Legalize Marijuana in 2018
  • Akron Mayor Dan Horrigan signs comprehensive civil rights legislation into law
  • More States To Expand Medicaid Now That Obamacare Remains Law
  • It’s a wrap: Measure H wins 69.37% in final tally for homeless aid
  • Man Collects $763,000 He Thought Was a Scam
  • For Better Health, Close Your Eyes And Do Nothing
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Daily Digest 3/30 - Traditionalism And Cultural Ecology, Your Private Browsing History For Sale

Thursday, March 30, 2017, 11:14 AM
  • "Traditionalism" through the Lens of Cultural Ecology
  • 'Tickled plumb to death': These Trump voters love Obamacare and are glad it's survived
  • Monster riot control vehicle can take over streets
  • For sale: Your private browsing history
  • Ian Bremmer Says Le Pen Can Really Win and Cause Crisis
  • Death Valley Snowballs and Fiat Currencies
  • Maduro’s Last Stand: Military Takes Over Struggling Oil Sector
  • 1 Million Pounds Of Chicken Recalled Due To “Metal Objects”
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Daily Digest 3/29 - Pension Crises Ahead, N.J. Credit Rating Cut 11th Time

Wednesday, March 29, 2017, 10:23 AM
  • Healthcare to triple in cost for retired Texas teachers
  • Bill aims to address high health care costs
  • Why local governments and school districts are wrestling with unfunded pension liabilities
  • Pension cuts looming for Ohio teachers and retirees
  • Pension Crisis Ahead: Why Public Employees Should Think About A Golden Nest Egg Now
  • Spain’s Social Security shortfall rises to €18.6 billion in 2016
  • Distressed Funds Find Treasure in China's Mounting Bad Debts
  • Household Debt Near Recession Levels, But This Time’s Different
  • N.J. credit rating cut for 11th time under Christie
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Daily Digest 3/28 - Deaths Of Despair, The Four Deep Drivers Of Destabilization

Tuesday, March 28, 2017, 10:33 AM
  • Is the US facing an epidemic of 'deaths of despair'? These researchers say yes
  • What the Berkshires Learned by Launching its Own Currency
  • The 21st Century’s Horsemen of the Apocalypse: The Big Four Deep Drivers of Destabilization
  • Step Free of Government Chaos
  • An Alabama Prison’s Unrelenting Descent Into Violence
  • A Dream of Clean Energy at a Very High Price
  • Texans Receive First Notices of Land Condemnation for Trump’s Border Wall
  • Trump moves decisively to wipe out Obama’s climate-change record
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Daily Digest 3/27 - Sad Signs Of Collapse, The Quest To Live Forever

Monday, March 27, 2017, 11:39 AM
  • Dollar, Equities Slide as Trump Trade Shows Cracks: Markets Wrap
  • Steve Mnuchin Is 'Not Worried at All' About Machines Displacing American Workers
  • Top US coal boss Robert Murray: Trump 'can't bring mining jobs back'
  • Sad Signs Of A Collapse
  • Silicon Valley's Quest To Live Forever
  • Information Wars: A Window into the Alternative Media Ecosystem
  • Self-Driving Cars May Just Be the Start
  • The North Atlantic may get its first-ever named storm in March next week
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Daily Digest 3/26 - One Step From Meltdown, Trump Vs. Congress

Sunday, March 26, 2017, 12:10 PM
  • Upset in France would have bigger impact here than Brexit or Trump
  • Trump Vs. Congress: Now What?
  • GOP Eyes Tax Overhaul -- And Lessons From Health-Care Failure
  • One Step From Meltdown
  • JNUG up, Stalled? Sell now or get JDST? What happens May 1
  • Russian Roulette, Central Banks, and Gold
  • OPEC In Trouble As Saudis Becoming Weary Of “Free Riders”
  • Food Waste, No More—Scientists Have Figured Out A New Use For Orange Peels