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    Daily Digest 1/27 – China releases stunning images of the far side of the moon, Oil plunges as coronavirus outbreak threatens demand

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    Monday, January 27, 2020, 9:14 PM

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    Economy 110 Million Consumers Could See Their Credit Scores Change Under New FICO Scoring (Thomas R) Americans who are struggling to pay off their debt could see lower FICO credit scores in their future, especially if they miss payments. Fair Isaac Corp., the company behind the popular FICO credit score, announced the launch of its latest…

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    Daily Digest 1/24 – Good News Friday: First Treatment for Pain Using Human Stem Cells is a Success, Brewery puts faces of shelter dogs on beer cans

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    Friday, January 24, 2020, 4:49 PM

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    • New discovery may lead to ‘one-size-fits-all’ cancer treatment one day, researchers say
    • Brewery puts faces of shelter dogs on beer cans
    • Molecule Combo Actually Reverses Arthritis in Human Cartilage and Rats, Says ‘Exciting’ New Study
    • First Treatment for Pain Using Human Stem Cells is a Success; Now Moving Towards Human Trials
    • Goldman Sachs Unveils $750 Billion Climate Plan For Investing in Solutions, and Vows Never to Support Arctic Drilling
    • New Molecule Can Harvest Energy From Entire Visible Spectrum of Light—And Then Turn It into Hydrogen Fuel
    • Florida is Purchasing 20,000 Acres of Everglade Wetlands to Protect It From Oil Drilling
    • Dolphins Are Finally Living and Breeding in the Potomac River Again
    • JetBlue Going Carbon-Neutral in 2020 On All Domestic Flights —The First Major US Airline to Do So

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    Daily Digest 1/23 – Experimental vaccine stocks jump on concerns about new virus in China, Calling Things By Their Real Names

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    Thursday, January 23, 2020, 4:56 PM

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    • Experimental vaccine stocks jump on concerns about new virus in China
    • Civil War II: Gun control could push Virginia counties to join West Virginia
    • Amazon just filed a bunch of international trademarks for ‘Amazon Pharmacy’
    • Wuhan Coronavirus: C.D.C. Identifies First U.S. Case in Washington State
    • Calling Things By Their Real Names
    • Despite $5 billion dues and Jio’s wrath, Airtel is not hanging up just yet
    • Trump promised his mileage standards would make cars cheaper and safer. New documents raise doubts about that.
    • Arizona’s biggest utility says it will get all of its electricity from carbon-free sources by 2050
    • This Emerging Oil Hotspot Threatens The OPEC Deal
    • The audacious effort to reforest the planet

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    Daily Digest 1/22 – World’s Biggest Producer of Plastic to Curtail Its Use, Living on $738 a month: As Boomers hit retirement,

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    Wednesday, January 22, 2020, 4:57 PM

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    • Living on $738 a month: As Boomers hit retirement, Social Security more important than ever
    • NJ Is Set to Change a Key Assumption About Public-Employee Pension Investments
    • If Students Are Borrowing Less, Why Do They Owe More?
    • NY Fed accepts $58.626 bln in overnight repo bids -NY Fed website
    • Guggenheim Says Market a ‘Ponzi Scheme’ That Must Collapse
    • US Fed is caught in a trap – if it tries to escape all hell breaks loose
    • Hydrogen Costs Could Be Set To Plunge By 50%
    • Why Trump Can’t Retreat From The Middle East
    • The “Twin Threats” Facing Big Oil
    • After Volcano Quiets, Philippine Officials At Odds Over Residents’ Return
    • World’s Biggest Producer of Plastic to Curtail Its Use

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    Daily Digest 1/21 – Some Strategists Say Get Ready for ‘Peak Decade’, Has Natural Gas Hit Rock Bottom?

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    Tuesday, January 21, 2020, 2:39 PM

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    • After coronavirus outbreak, India issues travel advisory for trips to China
    • How Prepared Are We For The Next Pandemic? Not Very, Experts Show
    • China Says Virus Outbreak Controllable as Millions Set to Travel
    • Some Strategists Say Get Ready for ‘Peak Decade’
    • Davos 2020: Billionaires, Bankers, Actors, Trump, Thunberg Will Meet To Talk Inequality, Climate Crisis
    • These Syrian Women Rarely Left the House. Then the Men Disappeared.
    • Abe says new unit will defend Japan from space tech threats
    • Protesters, police clash in Beirut in ‘week of rage’ over financial crisis
    • When will your parents die? The factors that make the difference in America
    • Foreign powers back Libya ceasefire as commander’s forces choke oil flows
    • Has Natural Gas Hit Rock Bottom?
    • Golf ball-sized hail, a town engulfed by a giant dust storm, two people struck by lightning — and that’s just 24 hours in Australia
    • See hail and dust storms batter southeastern Australia

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    Daily Digest 1/20 – China’s coronavirus cases likely grossly underestimated, Missouri could jail librarians for lending ‘age-inappropriate’ books

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    Monday, January 20, 2020, 2:22 PM

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    • All of the World’s Wealth in One Visualization
    • The Tractor Backlash
    • Missouri could jail librarians for lending ‘age-inappropriate’ books
    • Fed Adds $52.6 Billion To Markets As Central Bank Official Defends Operations
    • Officials want to clear a mile-long homeless camp on a Sonoma County bike trail. Some don’t want to go
    • Tech Upstarts Say Tech Giants Abuse Market Power to Stifle Competition
    • China’s coronavirus cases likely grossly underestimated, study says
    • St. Louis donations wipe away $13 million in medical debt
    • Trump reverts to Obama policy on China’s currency
    • At the top of the peak
    • America’s most widely consumed oil causes genetic changes in the brain

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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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