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Bernie Sanders rejects the current plan and says the Federal Reserve should instead issue new loans to Puerto Rico
From: Salon.com | By: David Dayen | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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If Hillary has any hope of beating Trump in November, the establishment must cut bait with its embattled DNC chair
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The Biggest Loser, the hit reality show on which contestants compete to see who can lose the most weight, has been going up against a lot of controversy as of late involving everything from illegal drugs to diet pills. Just hours ago, it was reported...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Dustin Kemp | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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It may look like Tyga has since moved on from his split with Kylie Jenner, but the rapper insists that he’s not dating anyone else at the moment. Just two weeks after Kylie Jenner and Tyga ended their relationship, there have been reports that he’s...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Chanel Adams | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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New research confirms that making people feel bad about their part global warming is a nonstarter.
From: Grist | By: Heather Smith | Monday, May 23, 2016
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It never hurts to ask.
From: Business Insider | By: Cathie Ericson | Monday, May 23, 2016
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UK-filter, so beware: US laws do not apply. I moved into a new flat about a year ago and have since received various overdue fines and letters of demands for someone else. He wasn't the previous resident, I have no information about him, so I've been...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: outlier | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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When you consider that 79% of middle class African-American households carry credit card debt, and…
From: Black Enterprise | By: Stacey Tisdale | Monday, May 23, 2016
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Sometimes you have to say f*ck the rules and work outside the system. You can either  fail miserably at this, landing yourself some jail time — or you can be good at it,  chipping away at morality and virtue as you  amass unheard of wealth. It’s...
From: Warming Glow | By: Zachary Johnston | Monday, May 23, 2016
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All the financial advice I see recommends maxing out tax-advantaged retirement accounts, which is what we've started to do. However, we don't know if we'll retire in the US. Should we redirect some of those funds to short-term savings? Snowflakes below.Spouse...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: redlines | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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Virginia Republicans have followed through on their threat to sue Gov. Terry McAuliffe over his April 22 decision to restore the voting rights of more than 200,000 felons, filing suit on Monday with the state's Supreme Court and alleging that the governor...
From: Mother Jones | By: AJ Vicens | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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A small group of creditors have framed Puerto Rico's debt crisis as a battle between creditors and the government. That's not the case.
From: Politico | By: Simon Johnson | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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Correctional Medical Group Companies Inc, a portfolio company H.I.G. Capital LLC, invested in TransformHealthCS Inc. Statesboro, Georgia-based TransformHealthCS provides correctional healthcare services to county jails in Georgia and North Carolina....
From: PE Hub | By: Luisa Beltran | Monday, May 23, 2016
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Puerto Rico's governor has unveiled a stark budget that sets aside more than $200 million for a critical bond payment as the U.S. territory sinks into a deep economic crisis....
From: Fox News | Monday, May 23, 2016
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The Obama administration and House lawmakers have a plan to restructure Puerto Rico's $70 billion in debt. Why Bernie Sanders doesn't like it. 
From: Christian Science Monitor | Monday, May 23, 2016
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Germany's Bayer corporation says Monsanto is worth $62 billion. That works out to a 37 percent premium over Monsanto's stock price from a few days ago. Bayer is sending a signal it is serious about taking over Monsanto, and it's willing to take on a...
From: NPR | By: Jim Zarroli | Monday, May 23, 2016
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Discover looks to grow in 2016 This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "Payments Briefing" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. Discover, the smallest of the four major US card networks, launched a website called Credit Scorecard...
From: Business Insider | By: BI Intelligence | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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After watching just a couple of episodes of USA Network […]...
From: Silicon Angle | By: James Farrell | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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Arno Harris joined the board of directors of Azure Power, an Indian solar power firm. Harris was the founder and CEO of Recurrent Energy, a utility-scale solar project developer acquired by Sharp and then by Canadian Solar.   Azure has raised hundreds...
From: Greentech Media | Monday, May 23, 2016
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The island commonwealth and the U.S. would benefit from giving each other more space and more freedom.
From: Reason | By: Nick Gillespie | Monday, May 23, 2016
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DETROIT (AP) — A woman who retired from Detroit Public Schools after nearly 40 years created several companies and billed the struggling district for at least $1.27 million for tutoring services that weren’t provided, authorities said Monday. The...
From: Salon.com | Monday, May 23, 2016
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OrbiMed said May 23 that it second Israel-focused VC fund closed with about $307 million in capital commitments. OrbiMed Israel Partners II will target all stages and sectors of the healthcare industry, with a focus on biopharmaceuticals, digital health,...
From: PE Hub | By: Luisa Beltran | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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India’s rooftop solar power program received a major boost from the World Bank after that international financial institution approved a huge sum of debt funding. The World Bank recently announced that it approved $625 million to facilitate the implementation...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Saurabh Mahapatra | Monday, May 23, 2016
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From "Nazi cakes" to his 2012 campaign finances, Gary Johnson defends himself to Libertarian Party delegates.
From: Reason | By: Brian Doherty | Monday, May 23, 2016
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A debt snowflake is a way of paying off debt that immediately captures small savings for use toward outstanding bills. Here's how to do it.
From: Christian Science Monitor | Monday, May 23, 2016
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If you can manage to rid yourself of debt by age 53, you'll be setting the stage for a financially healthy retirement.
From: The Motley Fool | By: Maurie Backman | Monday, May 23, 2016
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Whether or not Bernie Sanders reaches the White House, it’s clear that democratic socialism has made a comeback in American life...
From: Time | By: Lawrence Wittner / History News Network | Monday, May 23, 2016
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This post Tomorrow the Eurozone Determines Greece’s Fate appeared first on Daily Reckoning. Tomorrow is the day the Eurozone finance ministers will decide what to do with Greece and its debt. In today's Pfennig, Chuck Butler outlines what is going...
From: The Daily Reckoning | By: Chuck Butler | Monday, May 23, 2016
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Maci Bookout has kept all the details of her upcoming wedding to fiancé Taylor McKinney under wraps, but her photographer didn’t get the memo! The Teen Mom OG star’s vendor… READ ON...
From: Radar Online | By: Teresa Roca | Monday, May 23, 2016
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Finance Insider is Business Insider's summary of the top stories of the past 24 hours.
From: Business Insider | By: Business Insider | Monday, May 23, 2016
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The job market for the 2016 crop of college graduates is looking promising, as employers say they're planning to hire about 5% more graduates from the class of 2016 than last year, according to data from the National Association of Colleges and Employers....
From: TheStreet | By: Brian O'Connell | Monday, May 23, 2016
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What’s inside? Here are the questions answered in today’s reader mailbag, boiled down to summaries of five or fewer words. Click on the number to jump straight down to the question. 1. HSA open enrollment and fees 2. Organizing ideas for blog posts...
From: The Simple Dollar | By: Trent Hamm | Monday, May 23, 2016
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The anemic economic growth of the past seven years has revealed the ineffectiveness of ultralow interest rates. A return to more-normal interest rates is essential if Americans are going to maintain the strong household balance sheets that are vital...
From: The American | By: Ryan Nabil | Monday, May 23, 2016
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In a UBS Global Healthcare Conference conversation Monday, Papa addressed everything from possible spin-outs, to price increases, to a potential change in name.
From: Business Insider | By: Lydia Ramsey | Monday, May 23, 2016
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All three of my cats have been hospitalized this year for various reasons. I've spent about $10,000 on vet bills since February of this year. They're still not healthy.Some details: All cats are in the 11-12 year old range. So not young, but not elderly....
From: Ask Metafilter | By: Anonymous | Sunday, May 22, 2016
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This is the Fourth post in a sequence called Strange Rumblings in the Meritocracy. Sometime towards the end of graduate school, I got it into my head that students should be able to veto tuition hikes. It’s pretty widely known that university tuition...
From: Savage Minds | By: Daniel Souleles | Monday, May 23, 2016
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German drugs and crop chemicals group Bayer has offered to buy U.S. seeds company Monsanto for $62 billion in cash, defying criticism from some of its own shareholders in a bid to grab the top spot in a fast-consolidating farm supplies industry, Reuters...
From: PE Hub | By: Reuters News | Monday, May 23, 2016
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Supervalu Inc said May 23 that it completed an amendment of its existing $1.5 billion senior secured term loan agreement that will allow it to begin possibly spin off Save-A-Lot into a stand-alone, publicly traded company. The amendment requires that...
From: PE Hub | By: Luisa Beltran | Monday, May 23, 2016
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Fertilizer maker CF Industries pulled its $8 billion acquisition of the European and North American operations of OCI, adding its deal to a growing list of transactions killed off by a government crack down on so-called tax inversions. CF Industries...
From: TheStreet | By: Paul Whitfield | Monday, May 23, 2016
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The German group can only muster a $62 bln swoop on the U.S. seed maker because of its big healthcare arm. Without that, Bayer’s crop science unit would be prey not predator. The bidder’s management may see this as a perk of being diversified. For...
From: Reuters | By: Olaf Storbeck | Monday, May 23, 2016
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The Greek parliament yesterday approved additional austerity measures in a bid to unlock a further €11 billion ($12.3 billion) from its bailout package. The actions were part of €5.4 billion package of fiscal reforms put in place to ensure a primary...
From: TheStreet | By: Lisa Botter | Monday, May 23, 2016
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“It is the worst thing to happen to sensible weight loss, ever.” Not exactly what NBC wants to hear being said about The Biggest Loser  by renowned obesity doctor Yoni Freedhoof. This comes less than a month after  an extensive study in  The Washington...
From: Warming Glow | By: Whitney McIntosh | Sunday, May 22, 2016
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In the process of selling its stake in Shuaa Capital and is also obliged to divest its holdings in EFG Hermes and Bank Muscat this year.
From: The National Abu Dhabi | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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Rolling coverage of a crucial Eurogroup meeting on Greece, plus Bank of England governor Mark Carney testifying to parliamentLatest: Carney defends Brexit warningsThe agenda: Will Greece get €11bn today?Greek bonds strengthen on bailout hopesFull story:...
From: The Guardian | By: Graeme Wearden | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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A rise in U.K. commercial real-estate lending last year has pushed the total amount of outstanding property debt higher for the first time since 2008. The total amount of debt secured against U.K. property was GBP168.4 billion ($244.7 billion) at the...
From: MarketWatch | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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Oil has had a truly amazing recovery.
From: Business Insider | By: David Scutt | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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Hungaryʼs Government Debt Management Agency (ÁKK) sold HUF 40 bln of discount three-month T-bills at auction today, in line with the original offer, Hungarian news agency MTI reported.
From: Budapest Business Journal | By: BBJ editor | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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Italy’s economic and social problems are largely of its own making, writes Satyajit Das....
From: MarketWatch | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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Welcome to Monday’s edition of our daily Brussels Briefing. To receive it every morning in your email in-box, sign up here. By Mehreen KhanRead more...
From: Financial Times | By: Alex Barker | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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