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Polite society continues to let ecological destruction wrought by unfettered capitalism be somebody else’s problem...
From: Salon.com | By: Bob Hennelly | Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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The Real Secret to Avoiding Corporate Taxes | US Foods Plans to Go Public | Trump and Sanders Win New Hampshire Primaries
From: New York Times | By: AMIE TSANG | Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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For the first time in history, Congressional Republicans refuse to even hold a hearing on the President's budget...
From: Salon.com | By: Sophia Tesfaye | Tuesday, February 9, 2016
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As the Democratic primary has heated up, many have worried about alienating general election voters. They shouldn't...
From: Salon.com | By: Paul Blest | Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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I'll admit, I get a little jealous sometimes when I read the blogs of full-time travelers. And, sure, sometimes I daydream of a life full of adventure, never knowing what's around the next corner. My life's not like that. And, to be honest, I kind of...
From: Ecofabulous | By: Carlie Galloway, MSW | Tuesday, February 9, 2016
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The White House released its $4 trillion blueprint for a progressive agenda.
From: Politico | By: Benton Ives | Tuesday, February 9, 2016
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More President Obama released his Fiscal Year 2017 Budget on Tuesday, a document that details his policy priorities for not just the coming year, but the nation’s future. It’s a moonshot document to go along with the president’s reach-for-the-stars...
From: Time | By: Maya Rhodan | Tuesday, February 9, 2016
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Houston-based oil and gas company Terra Energy Partners has agreed to acquire WPX Energy Rocky Mountain LLC from WPX Energy Inc for $910 million in cash. Included in this transaction are 200,000 net acres in the Piceance Basin of Colorado. Also, as a...
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Tuesday, February 9, 2016
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Flickr/Holly LayBuying your first home is an exciting process, but it's not just about finding the features you want. If you're like most people, price plays a major role in your decision. After all, even if you feel confident that you can afford a...
From: Business Insider | Tuesday, February 9, 2016
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Related Cos. is expanding its recent push into commercial real estate debt, raising as much as $2 billion in capital for a new fund along with partner Highbridge Principal Strategies. Related Fund Management will soon begin taking in funds for the new...
From: The Real Deal | Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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On a day when the top American intelligence chief called gene editing a potential “weapon of mass destruction,” executives of companies working with CRISPR-Cas9, the most widespread gene editing tool, met to discuss ethical and scientific questions...
From: Xconomy | By: Ben Fidler | Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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With the global economy in turmoil, interest rates on some government debt are falling below zero.
From: NPR | By: Jim Zarroli | Tuesday, February 9, 2016
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Guest Blogger: Kim Wojcuilewicz Have you tried that crazy wrap thing?! It Works Global is changing lives with their amazing plant-based health and wellness products. Tighten, tone and firm with the Ultimate Body Applicator; guarantee your daily fruit...
From: The Fashionable Housewife | By: Guest Blogger | Tuesday, February 9, 2016
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The Rubio-Jeb!-Christie-Kasich wing, after languishing for a half-year, is peaking in New Hampshire
From: Reason | By: Matt Welch | Tuesday, February 9, 2016
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Virtually no wells in the United States are profitable to drill, forcing some companies to produce oil simply to satiate their lenders....
From: New York Times | By: CLIFFORD KRAUSS and MICHAEL CORKERY | Tuesday, February 9, 2016
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CDS – Credit Defaults Swaps blowing out in Europe as negative deposit rates are having a terrible impact. Tech stocks blowing up as earnings and outlook are really concerning investors. Oil continues to get hammered and now below $30 per barrel –...
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Go big or go home. That's not just a catchy tune. It's President Barack Obama's philosophy regarding his eighth and final fiscal year budget blueprint. Click image to watch American Authors' hit "Go Big or Go Home" via YouTube. Even when a president...
From: Don't Mess with Taxes | By: skbell1 | Tuesday, February 9, 2016
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So Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders won their respective New Hampshire primaries. From a fair-trade point-of-view, the news couldn't be better. However the Eccentric Billionaire from Queens and the Eccentric Socialist from Brooklyn may differ, on this...
From: AOL Television | By: Ian Fletcher | Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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APWith little political capital remaining on Capitol Hill, President Obama on Tuesday unveiled the final budget proposal of his administration – a largely aspirational, record $4.1 trillion plan including hundreds of billions of fresh spending for...
From: Business Insider | By: Eric Pianin | Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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REUTERS/Jim YoungDonald Trump recently defended Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid: “Every Republican wants to do a big number on Social Security, they want to do it on Medicare, they want to do it on Medicaid. And we can’t do that. And it’s...
From: Business Insider | By: Mark Thoma | Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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Last year, when the FCC was preparing to vote on the new Open Internet Order (aka “net neutrality”) and its reclassification of broadband Internet as a vital utility, virtually the entire telecom and cable industry claimed this change would ruin...
From: Consumerist | By: Kate Cox | Tuesday, February 9, 2016
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This question already has an answer here: How can a credit card company make any money off me? I have a no-fee card and pay my balance on time 4 answers In order to get approved for most credit cards, you need to have a good credit score. But why do...
From: Money Stack Exchange | By: jamaicanworm | Tuesday, February 9, 2016
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Since the top 10% takes home 50% of all household income, it follows that this top slice has most of the discretionary cash, i.e. net income left after taxes, servicing debt and paying for essentials such as food, utilities and housing. It also follows...
From: Business Insider | By: Charles Hugh Smith | Tuesday, February 9, 2016
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Silver Spring Networks reported Monday that it swung to profitability in 2015, according to preliminary financial results, and announced a big smart meter networking win with New York utility Consolidated Edison to sweeten the news. Silver Spring projected...
From: Greentech Media | Tuesday, February 9, 2016
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ST. JOHN’S, N.L. – Fortis Inc. has a friendly US$11.3-billion deal to buy U.S. electric transmission company ITC, which will operate as a stand-alone company within a Canadian group that… The post Fortis to buy U.S. electric transmission company...
From: Macleans | By: The Canadian Press | Tuesday, February 9, 2016
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Clinton made hundreds of thousands for a few speeches. She thinks the money had no effect, but it's still corrosive...
From: Salon.com | By: David Weisberg | Tuesday, February 9, 2016
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Community Preservation Corporation, a major New York affordable housing lender, has whittled down its debt after almost drowning in $900 million of bad loans made before the real estate crash, and will return to it original mission. “We went through...
From: The Real Deal | By: Sue Malesevic | Tuesday, February 9, 2016
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By Jocelyn Baird, NextAdvisor.com It's easy to go overboard during the holidays, especially when it comes to buying gifts and making travel-related purchases. Whether you've been preparing all year to purchase that big-ticket item or simply got a little...
From: Ecofabulous | By: NextAdvisor.com | Tuesday, February 9, 2016
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Sanders’s youth movement is powered by the energy of the new campus left. What does it believe?
From: The Atlantic | By: Molly Ball | Tuesday, February 9, 2016
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This post Part IV: Mutual Funds, ETFs at Risk of a Run appeared first on Daily Reckoning. Despite public perception, the bad assets plaguing banks' books have not disappeared, they have simply gone elsewhere. David explains why in this final Bloomberg...
From: The Daily Reckoning | By: David Stockman | Tuesday, February 9, 2016
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**Must-Read: Mark Thoma**: [Why the Working Class Is Choosing Trump and Sanders](http://equitablegrowth.org/?p=22702): "the Center for Budget and Policy Priorities... >...in response to Mitt Romney’s claim during his presidential campaign that many...
From: Brad DeLong | By: J. Bradford DeLong | Tuesday, February 9, 2016
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President Barack Obama sent his budget proposal to Congress today, proposing a $4.1 trillion spending plan in the final White House budget for 2017. In the budget, the president details his views on how the country should fight the Islamic terrorists,...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Lisa Hale | Tuesday, February 9, 2016
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A revolution is sprouting in Colorado that could make it the first state to create a single-payer health care system, ColoradoCare, that covers every resident. They're calling it "Medicare for All." ColoradoCareYes, a citizens' group, wrote an amendment...
From: That's Fit | By: Sara Davidson | Tuesday, February 9, 2016
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APThe next decade is going to be lousy for investors.  Jonathan Wilmot, head of macroeconomic research at Credit Suisse Asset Management, compared the present day environment to the aftermath of the Latin America debt crisis, the 1930s Great Depression...
From: Business Insider | By: Matt Turner | Tuesday, February 9, 2016
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There's enough ex-Phillies news right now that somebody should say really say something. Freddy Garcia: Retired in Venezuela The White Sox are very eager to put their fingerprints all over the retirement of 39-year-old Freddy Garcia, who is slowly backing...
From: The Good Phight | By: Justin Klugh | Tuesday, February 9, 2016
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Healthcare payment solution SwervePay has closed $10 million in Series B funding. Garland Capital Group led the round.
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Tuesday, February 9, 2016
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A good relationship succeeds because of compromise: each person gives generously to the other person and enjoys the same in return. Self-less generosity is the cornerstone of many long-lasting, loving relationships. Just ask anyone who has been in a...
From: Ecofabulous | By: Jeanne Kelly | Tuesday, February 9, 2016
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Katsuhito Nojiri / Flickr You hear a lot about things you shouldn’t let your kids do when you’re a parent, like watch too much television, eat too much sugar and leave their rooms a mess. But what about the things that parents shouldn’t do? When...
From: Business Insider | By: Cheryl Lock | Tuesday, February 9, 2016
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Beverly & Pack via flickrOn January 12, America’s central planner-in-chief gave his State of the Union address. The president promised nothing less than to feed the hungry, create jobs, shape the earth’s climate, and make everyone a college graduate....
From: Business Insider | Tuesday, February 9, 2016
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DreamWorks Right now, a man by the name of Jeremy Wilson is awaiting trial at Rikers Island in New York. Jeremy Wilson isn't the only name he's gone by, however, according to a report in The New York Times. It's just the name on a birth certificate...
From: Business Insider | By: Kevin Loria | Tuesday, February 9, 2016
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And they're off!by Tom Sullivan The New Hampshire primary is underway. They have already hand counted the nine paper ballots in Dixville Notch. And it seems as if Paul Krugman will be tweeting the New Hampshire primary. There's a metaphor in there somewhere,...
From: Hullabaloo | By: Undercover Blue | Tuesday, February 9, 2016
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It’s 2016, and Skynet doesn’t need to send Terminators to wipe us out. A new gaming app ought to do the trick. I’ve seen the best minds of my generation destroyed, made starving and hysterical by Kim and Amber posting a selfie. The over-the-top...
From: Copyblogger | By: Sonia Simone | Tuesday, February 9, 2016
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From family money history to credit card debt, here are key financial convos to have with your sweetie before moving to the next stage.
From: Forbes | By: LearnVest | Tuesday, February 9, 2016
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What’s inside? Here are the questions answered in today’s reader mailbag, boiled down to five word summaries. Click on the number to jump straight down to the question. 1. Long term care options 2. Planning ahead for AC challenges 3. Alternatives...
From: The Simple Dollar | By: Trent Hamm | Monday, February 8, 2016
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GOP debates in New Hampshire Feb 6, 2016 (AP Photo/David Goldman) The New Hampshire debates on Saturday night cemented the current standings from ridiculous to obscure the bankrupt idea makers who make up the GOP's current top seven candidates as they...
From: TV Squad | By: Philip David Morton | Tuesday, February 9, 2016
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Last night, in the middle of ads for opioid-induced constipation and prescription drugs to relieve diarrhea, Quicken Loans dropped an ad bomb that magically transported viewers — however briefly — back to the mortgage-fueled glory days of 2004, when...
From: Consumerist | By: Chris Morran | Monday, February 8, 2016
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Millennials, many of whom are burdened with huge student debt loads, have been slow to buy their first homes — holding up the housing economy to some degree. And so Quicken Loans is making an overture to them with its new Rocket Mortgage app, promising...
From: The Simple Dollar | By: Jon Gorey | Monday, February 8, 2016
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Morgan Stanley trading exec says run for lives; Big firms raise debt funds; Yellen to talk rate hikes with congress; Man Accused Of Tossing Gator Into Wendy's Drive-Thru Window; and more....
From: Dealbreaker | By: Dealbreaker | Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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Luca Paolini, chief strategist for Pictet Asset Management, finds emerging Asia more attractive than Latin America, with China, Taiwan and Poland the cheapest markets on their scorecard.
From: The National Abu Dhabi | Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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Government has failed to give an update on the total debt stock of the country. During the latest meeting of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Central Bank in January, the Governor of the Bank of Ghana (BoG) told journalists that the Ministry...
From: Modern Ghana | By: Modern Ghana | Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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