Archive for August 10th, 2017

Chatter about nuclear weapons capabilities, tough talk between the U.S. and North Korea and three straight days of losses in the stock market might have you wondering if you should stash your cash in an underground bunker

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Last week, West Virginia Governor and coal mogul Jim Justice announced to a Trump rally that he was becoming a Republican. This week, he started negotiating over his price: A proposal for a big federal government subsidy to try to bail out the struggling Appalachian coal industry. But is encouraging the regions communities to think that a fading industry can be rescued really the solution to Appalachias economic woes?
President Trump has promised to save the coal industry, largely by reducing regulations such as revising the EPAs Clean Coal Plan. But the Environmental Information…

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There is a certain beauty to securitization that will never be appreciated again for what happened. It is an expression of genius, masterful innovation equally as powerful for shaping our world as the jet engine or the transistor. In many ways, this bit of financial majesty has done more than either of those, and that is precisely the problem.
The idea behind the process is simple enough, as these things usually are. There are various motivations for any financial institution to hold any asset. Securitization brought together several factors which allowed for these demands to be met…

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“I won’t tell you that the world matters nothing, or the world’s voice, or the voice of society. They matter a good deal. They matter far too much. But there are moments when one has to choose between living one’s own life, fully, entirely, completely - or dragging out some false, shallow, degrading existence that the world in its hypocrisy demands. You have that moment now. Choose!” –Oscar Wilde
Sometimes you need to sit alone on the floor in a quiet room in order to hear your own voice and not let it drown in the noise of others.
I am sitting on that floor now, and thinking — and…

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<p>Stocks ended sharply lower Thursday as tensions between the United States and North Korea persisted.</p>

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<p>Stocks fell Thursday as tensions between the United States and North Korea persisted.</p>

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Shortage of H-2B visas hits summer-season hiring, triggering a search for American employees and novel workarounds

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The story behind Goldman’s nautical trophy catalogs the inevitable outcome of Wall Street’s latest gold rush: lending to wealthy clients, the loans backed by everything from Warhols to fine wine.

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Plans announced by the world’s largest media company to start two Netflix-style services instantly reverberated through the entertainment industry.

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Shortage of H-2B visas hits summer-season hiring, triggering a search for American employees and novel workarounds

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(Bloomberg) — Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. temporarily closed a location in Dallas where mice were spotted by customers last month, saying it wanted to assess the construction of the building.

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<p>U.S. equities fell on Thursday as tensions between the United States and North Korea persisted.</p>

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Donald Trump’s warning of ‘fire and fury’ to deal with North Korea has rattled global markets.

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Credit card debt in the U.S. is the highest since start of the recession — should we be worried?

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The gun display sign read, "Own the school year like a hero," a tagline used for Walmart's back to school items.

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