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Daily Digest 8/23 - Consequences of Quantitative Easing, Boomer Retirements Drive Up Property Taxes

Wednesday, August 23, 2017, 9:23 AM
  • 50,000 Blue Cross customers are about to get some bad news (North Carolina)
  • Anthem’s exit leaves thousands without health insurance choice in California
  • Baby Boomer retirements drive up property taxes (Illinois)
  • McConnell: ‘America is not going to default’
  • High-Grade U.S. Bonds Run at Fastest Pace Ever Past $1 Trillion
  • The Unintended Consequences of Quantitative Easing
  • Emerging economies await end to ECB largesse with record euro debt
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Daily Digest 8/22 - How Long $1M Retirement Will Last, Abolish The Presidency?

Tuesday, August 22, 2017, 9:39 AM
  • This is how long $1 million will last in retirement
  • The Problem is Bigger Than Trump and Obama — The Presidency Should be Abolished
  • Exclusive: Secret Service depletes funds to pay agents because of Trump's frequent travel, large family
  • Mnuchin’s Fort Knox Quip: ‘I Assume the Gold Is Still There'
  • Big Science — David Ricardo and Robin Hood of Sherwood, Part Two
  • Inside the new economic science of capitalism’s slow-burn energy collapse
  • Total Eclipse of Sense
  • Despite Sanctions, Qatar Outpaces Saudi Arabia In Economic Growth
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Daily Digest 8/21 - Unmasking The Antifa Movement, Could Bitcoin Tech Help Stabilize Oil Prices?

Monday, August 21, 2017, 10:26 AM
  • Barcelona attack suspect still sought as investigation expands to other countries
  • Unmasking the leftist Antifa movement
  • Finland knife attacker 'targeted women'
  • Illinois Senate passes measure calling for neo-Nazis to be classified as terror groups
  • The Entire Medical Industry Is About to Change
  • Get out of the office, see the eclipse
  • Could The Tech Behind Bitcoin Help Stabilize Oil Prices?
  • A New Clinical Trial Shows Potential Long-Term Relief From Peanut Allergies
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Daily Digest 8/19 - Cashless Kids, Neonicotinoids Reduce Bees’ Ability to Lay Eggs

Saturday, August 19, 2017, 11:13 AM
  • Millennials are financing everything from bed sheets to concert tickets
  • Cashless kids: Is tap-and-go technology promoting financial illiteracy?
  • The Rise of the Violent Left
  • Silver Cycles and War Cycles
  • Bitcoin Bear Peter Schiff Doubles Down: Even at $4,000 It's Still a 'Bubble'
  • Can Police Prevent the Next Charlottesville?
  • New surface is so slippery, shellfish can’t get a grip
  • Neonicotinoids Reduce Bees’ Ability to Lay Eggs
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Daily Digest 8/18 - Good News Friday: Torches Replaced By Candlelight, Preparing For The Eclipse

Friday, August 18, 2017, 7:48 AM
  • Meet the clergy who stared down white supremacists in Charlottesville
  • Torches Replaced By Candlelight As Thousands Gather For Charlottesville Vigil
  • Our Minds Have Been Hijacked By Our Phones. Tristan Harris Wants To Rescue Them
  • Hudson County to pay $70K to probe deaths of jail inmates
  • ACLU Will No Longer Defend Hate Groups Protesting With Firearms
  • A tour of our solar system’s eclipses
  • Preparing for the August 2017 Total Solar Eclipse
  • Tales From The Shadow Of The Moon
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Daily Digest 8/17 - Why Elites Are Winning The War On Cash, How Arsenic Is Poisoning A Nation

Thursday, August 17, 2017, 11:03 AM
  • Why Elites Are Winning The War On Cash
  • Are China And India On The Brink Of War In The Himalayas?
  • Bank of America Warns of an ‘Ominous’ Sign for Stocks
  • Rogoff, Orwell and Kafka
  • Broadening Internal Dispersion
  • U.S. cities step up removal of Confederate statues, despite Virginia violence
  • The Growing List of Money Managers Cutting Their Exposure to Junk Bonds
  • Debt, Dollars, DOW, War, Silver and Shirts
  • The Single Biggest Bullish Catalyst For Oil 
  • How Arsenic Is Poisoning A Nation
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Daily Digest 8/16 - Hunger Crisis Hits Venezuela, What Happens If You Don't Pay Your Student Loans

Wednesday, August 16, 2017, 8:09 AM
  • Hunger crisis hits Venezuela
  • CalPERS $100K Pension Club up 63% Since 2012, Watchdog Says
  • Hartford, With Its Finances in Disarray, Veers Toward Bankruptcy
  • Milliman: Corporate Pension Funded Status Rises $4 Billion in July
  • Bipartisan group of House members drafting proposal to avert shutdown, default
  • Here’s what happens if you don’t pay your student loans
  • Americans have once again taken on record debt loads
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Daily Digest 8/15 - World USD GDP Seems To Have Peaked, The Gold vs. Bitcoin Cage Match

Tuesday, August 15, 2017, 9:30 AM
  • Money Laundering Scandal at Australia’s Largest Bank Triggers Another Call for Ban of Cash
  • World GDP in current US dollars seems to have peaked; this is a problem
  • Women’s March to reconvene around 2018 after Charlottesville
  • Update gone wrong leaves 500 smart locks inoperable
  • Misdemeanor Defendants Facing Jail Time Not Told They Have a Right to Counsel, Bar Association Finds
  • Don’t Chase the Gold Price, Warns Rick Rule
  • The Gold vs. Bitcoin Cage Match: Place Your Bets
  • These Scientists Took Over a Computer by Encoding Malware in DNA
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Daily Digest 8/14 - SpaceX Returns To Flight, Betting Big On Ride Sharing Tech

Monday, August 14, 2017, 10:55 AM
  • Justice Department opens civil rights investigation into Charlottesville crash
  • Indian state suspends hospital chief after deaths of 60 children
  • Unlearning the myth of American innocence
  • The Breakthrough: How a Small News Outlet Brought Down the State Hero
  • Malls and Restaurants Schedule Workers at the Last Minute. Oregon Just Made That Illegal.
  • After a month-long break, SpaceX aims to return to flight today
  • Automotive Giants Are Betting Big On Ride Sharing Tech
  • Wildfires Force Evacuations Along the French Riviera
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Daily Digest 8/12 - Risks Are Rising While Low Risks Are Discounted, “What, Me Worry?” Markets

Saturday, August 12, 2017, 12:39 PM
  • Why Some U.S. Ex-Spies Don't Buy the Russia Story
  • New York Fed chief Dudley has an idea — homeowners should tap into equity
  • Risks Are Rising While Low Risks Are Discounted
  • “What, Me Worry?” Markets
  • Boss tells state workers: Kick ICE out of California labor offices
  • What Trump Needs to Know About North Korea's History
  • Is America Talking About Opioids the Wrong Way?
  • Court keeps Great Lakes wolves on endangered species list