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Market Watch
Is this the week central banks lost their market credibility?Has the “Yellen put” finally expired? Financial markets are in the grips of a
Is this the week central banks lost their market credibility?
Market Watch / Posted an hour ago
Has the “Yellen put” finally expired? Financial markets are in the grips of a global rush to safety. Central banks, whose flood of liquidity have been given much of the credit for the sharp postcrisis rise in stocks and other asset prices, seem... Read more
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Zero Hedge
It Was Never About Oil, Part 2: It Was Always Leverage & VolatilitySubmitted by Jeffrey Snider via Alhambra Investment Partners, The entire point
It Was Never About Oil, Part 2: It Was Always Leverage & Volatility
Zero Hedge / Posted 2 hours ago
Submitted by Jeffrey Snider via Alhambra Investment Partners, The entire point of leveraged positions is the margin of safety. That is true on both sides of that equation, as for the provider and the borrower/user. In the most famous examples of... Read more
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The Auto Channel
2015 Car Complaint Index Thanks to consumer advocate Jack Gillis, author of The 2015 Car Book, and the
2015 Car Complaint Index
The Auto Channel / Posted 3 hours ago
Thanks to consumer advocate Jack Gillis, author of The 2015 Car Book, and the efforts of the Center for Auto Safety, we are able to provide you with the Top 20 vehicle complaints on file with the National Highway Traffic... Read more
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Investopedia
3 Times the FOMC Got It Right This CenturyThe Federal Reserve has seen some unique challenges in the 21st century. The tr
3 Times the FOMC Got It Right This Century
Investopedia / Posted 3 hours ago
The Federal Reserve has seen some unique challenges in the 21st century. The trio of Fed chairs – Alan Greenspan, Ben Bernanke and Janet Yellen – and the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) faced unprecedented scrutiny from the government and the... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
This crisis has been caused by arrogant central banksNot everything that is going wrong can be blamed on politicians or central bank
This crisis has been caused by arrogant central banks
Daily Telegraph / Posted 4 hours ago
Not everything that is going wrong can be blamed on politicians or central bankers, of course: the private sector can also make spontaneous errors. But the US, UK, European and Japanese economies would not be in the position they are in today had the... Read more
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Investopedia
Quantitative Easing Report Card in 2016The Federal Reserve responded to the Great Recession of 2008-2009 by launching
Quantitative Easing Report Card in 2016
Investopedia / Posted 4 hours ago
The Federal Reserve responded to the Great Recession of 2008-2009 by launching a bold experiment called quantitative easing (QE). Combined with the Bush administration's Troubled Asset Relief Program and the Obama administration's rounds of massive... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
Former Central Banker William White on the Failure of QE, Danger of Negative Interest RatesYves here. William White (along with Claudio Borio), then of the Bank of Intern
Former Central Banker William White on the Failure of QE, Danger of Negative Interest Rates
Naked Capitalism / Posted 11 hours ago
Yves here. William White (along with Claudio Borio), then of the Bank of International Settlements, is best known for having warned starting in 2003 of frothiness in numerous housing markets around the world and of being blown off by Greenspan. What... Read more
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Market Watch
Opinion: The 5 worst investment calls of this century1. Greenspan, Others Say There’s No Housing Bubble No one got things more wron
Opinion: The 5 worst investment calls of this century
Market Watch / Posted 11 hours ago
1. Greenspan, Others Say There’s No Housing Bubble No one got things more wrong than former Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan. His historically low interest rates, lackluster regulation of big banks, and advice that homeowners take adjustable-rate... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Dip, slide, dance and playDo you think the Orillia Winter Carnival people were paying attention to the lo
Dip, slide, dance and play
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted yesterday
Do you think the Orillia Winter Carnival people were paying attention to the long-range weather forecasts? Sure, most years, having it in February is a safe bet, but this year, any weekend up to now might just as well have been a salute to spring. I... Read more
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Zero Hedge
It Was Never About OilSubmitted by Jeffrey Snider via Alhambra Investment Partners, The link between
It Was Never About Oil
Zero Hedge / Posted yesterday
Submitted by Jeffrey Snider via Alhambra Investment Partners, The link between stock prices and oil has been especially high of late, and that has left quite a few traders and experts stumped. For a good long while any impact from oil was denied as... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Charlie Munger On Trump As President: "Anyone Who Makes Money Running A Casino Isn't Morally Qualified"It's amazing, but nearly a year into the Trump campaign the pundits still don't
Charlie Munger On Trump As President: "Anyone Who Makes Money Running A Casino Isn't Morally Qualified"
Zero Hedge / Posted yesterday
It's amazing, but nearly a year into the Trump campaign the pundits still don't get it: the louder established members of the broken, crony capitalist status quo rail against Trump, the higher his popularity. And there are few more entrenched crony... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Buyer's Remorse? Axel Merk Warns "The Fed Doesn't Have A Clue!"Submitted by Axel Merk via Merk Investments, "The Fed doesn't have a clue!" -
Buyer's Remorse? Axel Merk Warns "The Fed Doesn't Have A Clue!"
Zero Hedge / Posted yesterday
Submitted by Axel Merk via Merk Investments, "The Fed doesn't have a clue!" - I allege that not only because the Fed appears to admit as much (more on that in a bit), but also because my own analysis leads to no other conclusion. With Fed... Read more
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Zero Hedge
USDJPY Plunges To 113 Handle - Gives Up QQE2 GainsYellen in the headlights haha. no. shes just playing along with the script. sm
USDJPY Plunges To 113 Handle - Gives Up QQE2 Gains
Zero Hedge / Posted yesterday
Yellen in the headlights haha. no. shes just playing along with the script. smart money is long gone. they take gains and then let stocks crash. too funny, every 7 years. Just a TON of USDJPY short covering rigth now. Carry trade unwind. Like an... Read more
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The Seattle Times
The recovery: in its golden years or dangerously frail?Regular readers here know that this is an aging recovery. In fact, it is the fo
The recovery: in its golden years or dangerously frail?
The Seattle Times / Posted 2 days ago
Regular readers here know that this is an aging recovery. In fact, it is the fourth longest of the 12 expansions since the end of World War II. The longest goes to the 120-month boom of the 1990s and the shortest was the brief 1980-81 upturn. Fed... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
Money and Banking – The Fed and Monetary PolicyThere is a debate about how truly “Monetarist” the Volcker experiment was, and
Money and Banking – The Fed and Monetary Policy
Naked Capitalism / Posted 2 days ago
There is a debate about how truly “Monetarist” the Volcker experiment was, and this debate is reflected in the FOMC discussions of the time ROOS. Well, if the level of borrowing comes in higher than we would anticipate, [can’t] you reduce the level... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sell Transcentury, Buy Fahari I-Reit for LongThe NSE blue-chip index last week closed at 3,833.07 points. This was a gain of
Sell Transcentury, Buy Fahari I-Reit for Long
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
The NSE blue-chip index last week closed at 3,833.07 points. This was a gain of 59 points from last week's closing mark of 3,773.17 points. The NSE All Share Index ended the week at 141.38 points while the NSE 25 Share Index closed the first week of... Read more
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Owen Sound Sun Times
Ghomeshi's lawyer: Witness upset he lost interestTORONTO -- Jian Ghomeshi was portrayed Monday as a flirtatious charmer with a s
Ghomeshi's lawyer: Witness upset he lost interest
Owen Sound Sun Times / Posted 3 days ago
TORONTO -- Jian Ghomeshi was portrayed Monday as a flirtatious charmer with a sinister side at his long-anticipated sexual assault trial that featured the disgraced broadcaster's defence lawyer suggesting the first woman to testify against him was... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Who Really Needs A Gold Standard?This is laughable and ironic on so many levels – too many to be covered within
Who Really Needs A Gold Standard?
Zero Hedge / Posted 3 days ago
This is laughable and ironic on so many levels – too many to be covered within the scope of a single commentary. Instead, analysis will have to be saved for only the most obvious of ironies. We begin with the fact that this propaganda was no ordinary... Read more
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Breitbart
Gary Kaltbaum on Breitbart News Radio: Markets Are Crashing As Fiscal Steroids Wear OffGary Kaltbaum, president of Kaltbaum Capital Management and a Fox News contribu
Gary Kaltbaum on Breitbart News Radio: Markets Are Crashing As Fiscal Steroids Wear Off
Breitbart / Posted 4 days ago
Gary Kaltbaum, president of Kaltbaum Capital Management and a Fox News contributor, appeared on Breitbart News Saturday to discuss the state of the economy. He advised against buying into the media spin that recent economic news has been good for the... Read more
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ajc.com
National Signing Day: Dayton-area athletes make college choicesThe following is a list of area seniors who will or have signed to play footbal
National Signing Day: Dayton-area athletes make college choices
ajc.com / Posted 6 days ago
The following is a list of area seniors who will or have signed to play football or soccer during the National Letter of Intent signing period from Feb. 3-9. If you’re planning on signing, send your information by email to sports@coxohio.com.... Read more
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MLive.com
How are you celebrating World Nutella Day? Try this brownie recipeI nearly let World Nutella Day pass me by this year. After all, it seems like j
How are you celebrating World Nutella Day? Try this brownie recipe
MLive.com / Posted 6 days ago
I nearly let World Nutella Day pass me by this year. After all, it seems like just last week when we were celebrating National Chocolate Cake Day. Oh wait. That was just last week. But then I got to thinking about Nutella, that decadent Italian... Read more
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The Verge
Junior Boys try to make techno intimate on Big Black CoatJunior Boys emerged in 1999 as a fully formed group of two, but their first sin
Junior Boys try to make techno intimate on Big Black Coat
The Verge / Posted 6 days ago
Junior Boys emerged in 1999 as a fully formed group of two, but their first single — the double-sided "Birthday" / "Last Exit" — didn’t come out until 2003. That’s partially because Jeremy Greenspan’s collaborator Johnny Dark was replaced by Matt... Read more
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The Atlantic
Of Course Hillary Clinton Exemplifies the EstablishmentLast week, I flagged Damon Linker’s column lamenting the fact that so many memb
Of Course Hillary Clinton Exemplifies the Establishment
The Atlantic / Posted 6 days ago
Last week, I flagged Damon Linker’s column lamenting the fact that so many members of the Republican establishment are in denial about their place. “By thinking of themselves as perennially outside the Republican power-structure,” he argued, they... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Duplicate Bridge: Feb. 6The Airport Bridge Club is offering what it calls a “big game guarantee.” If a
Duplicate Bridge: Feb. 6
The Buffalo News / Posted 6 days ago
The Airport Bridge Club is offering what it calls a “big game guarantee.” If a game fails to attract at least four full tables of players, the entry fee is only $2.50. The club also offers a discounted $2.50 fee for 299er pairs on Tuesday and 749er... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Debate Takeaways: Clinton, Sanders mix it up over Wall St.DURHAM, N.H. (AP) - For months, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders have campaig
Debate Takeaways: Clinton, Sanders mix it up over Wall St.
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 6 days ago
DURHAM, N.H. (AP) - For months, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders have campaigned against each other with a velvet touch, eager to distinguish their race for the Democratic presidential nomination from the combative contest taking place in the... Read more
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Daily Herald
Debate Takeaways: Clinton, Sanders mix it up over Wall St.DURHAM, N.H. -- For months, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders have campaigned
Debate Takeaways: Clinton, Sanders mix it up over Wall St.
Daily Herald / Posted 6 days ago
DURHAM, N.H. -- For months, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders have campaigned against each other with a velvet touch, eager to distinguish their race for the Democratic presidential nomination from the combative contest taking place in the... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Debate Takeaways: Clinton, Sanders mix it up over Wall St.DURHAM, N.H. (AP) - For months, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders have campaig
Debate Takeaways: Clinton, Sanders mix it up over Wall St.
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 6 days ago
DURHAM, N.H. (AP) - For months, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders have campaigned against each other with a velvet touch, eager to distinguish their race for the Democratic presidential nomination from the combative contest taking place in the... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Debate Takeaways: Clinton, Sanders Mix it Up Over Wall St.DURHAM, N.H. (AP) - For months, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders have campaig
Debate Takeaways: Clinton, Sanders Mix it Up Over Wall St.
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 6 days ago
DURHAM, N.H. (AP) - For months, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders have campaigned against each other with a velvet touch, eager to distinguish their race for the Democratic presidential nomination from the combative contest taking place in the... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Debate Takeaways: Clinton, Sanders mix it up over Wall St.DURHAM, N.H. (AP) - For months, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders have campaig
Debate Takeaways: Clinton, Sanders mix it up over Wall St.
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 6 days ago
DURHAM, N.H. (AP) - For months, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders have campaigned against each other with a velvet touch, eager to distinguish their race for the Democratic presidential nomination from the combative contest taking place in the... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Debate Takeaways: Clinton, Sanders mix it up over Wall St.DURHAM, N.H. (AP) - For months, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders have campaig
Debate Takeaways: Clinton, Sanders mix it up over Wall St.
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 6 days ago
DURHAM, N.H. (AP) - For months, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders have campaigned against each other with a velvet touch, eager to distinguish their race for the Democratic presidential nomination from the combative contest taking place in the... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Debate Takeaways: Clinton, Sanders mix it up over Wall St.DURHAM, N.H. (AP) — For months, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders have campaig
Debate Takeaways: Clinton, Sanders mix it up over Wall St.
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 6 days ago
DURHAM, N.H. (AP) — For months, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders have campaigned against each other with a velvet touch, eager to distinguish their race for the Democratic presidential nomination from the combative contest taking place in the... Read more
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ABC News
Debate Takeaways: Clinton, Sanders Mix It up Over Wall St.For months, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders have campaigned against each oth
Debate Takeaways: Clinton, Sanders Mix It up Over Wall St.
ABC News / Posted 6 days ago
For months, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders have campaigned against each other with a velvet touch, eager to distinguish their race for the Democratic presidential nomination from the combative contest taking place in the Republican primary. The... Read more
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examiner.com
Here's that epic video of Bernie Sanders taking Alan Greenspan to the woodshedThe Democratic primary is starting to heat up with the exit of former Maryland
Here's that epic video of Bernie Sanders taking Alan Greenspan to the woodshed
examiner.com / Posted 6 days ago
The Democratic primary is starting to heat up with the exit of former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley. With just days until the New Hampshire primary, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders got into a heated exchange... Read more
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NBC News
What'd They Say? Transcript From Clinton-Sanders DebateBelow is a rush transcript of Thursday's "MSNBC Democratic Candidates Debate" m
What'd They Say? Transcript From Clinton-Sanders Debate
NBC News / Posted 6 days ago
Below is a rush transcript of Thursday's "MSNBC Democratic Candidates Debate" moderated by Chuck Todd and Rachel Maddow live from Durham, New Hampshire. TODD: Good evening, and welcome to the MSNBC Democratic candidates debate. MADDOW: We are super... Read more
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CTV News
Muzzo pleads guilty in fatal crash, granted bailJennifer Neville-Lake says she can’t forgive the driver of the vehicle that str
Muzzo pleads guilty in fatal crash, granted bail
CTV News / Posted 6 days ago
Jennifer Neville-Lake says she can’t forgive the driver of the vehicle that struck and killed her three children and their grandfather last fall. Neville-Lake spoke with reporters Thursday outside a Newmarket, Ont. court shortly after Marco Muzzo,... Read more
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CBC.ca
'A drunk driver killed my family,' mom of 3 kids killed in crash says after Muzzo pleads guiltyMarco Muzzo was granted bail after pleading guilty today to four counts of impa
'A drunk driver killed my family,' mom of 3 kids killed in crash says after Muzzo pleads guilty
CBC.ca / Posted 6 days ago
Marco Muzzo was granted bail after pleading guilty today to four counts of impaired driving causing death and two counts of impaired driving causing bodily harm for causing the crash in Vaughan, Ont., that killed three young children and their... Read more
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The Daily Reckoning
Boomers Are Being Led Like Lambs to the Slaughter‘Not a bad view. That’s the mayor’s house right beneath us.’ We were on the 16
Boomers Are Being Led Like Lambs to the Slaughter
The Daily Reckoning / Posted 6 days ago
‘Not a bad view. That’s the mayor’s house right beneath us.’ We were on the 16th floor of a new apartment building, looking out over the East River. With us was President Reagan’s former budget advisor and Wall Street veteran David Stockman — a man... Read more
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Daily Mail
Billionaire pleads guilty to killing 3 children and their grandfatherCanadian billionaire pleads guilty to killing three children and their grandfat
Billionaire pleads guilty to killing 3 children and their grandfather
Daily Mail / Posted 7 days ago
Canadian billionaire pleads guilty to killing three children and their grandfather in drunk driving crash Daniel Neville-Lake, 9, his brother Harrison, 5, and sister Milly, 2, along with grandfather Gary Neville were killed after their car was hit... Read more
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The Verge
Cold Ontario nights: the creative rebirth of Junior Boys"When [Pull My Hair Back] came out, it did so much better than I ever anticipat
Cold Ontario nights: the creative rebirth of Junior Boys
The Verge / Posted 7 days ago
"When [Pull My Hair Back] came out, it did so much better than I ever anticipated. It did better than the last Junior Boys album," says Greenspan. "People liked it so much, and young people liked it — people who were 15-20 years younger than me were... Read more
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The Atlantic
Junior Boys on Techno, Depressed Canadians, and MisogynyThe soundtrack to this winter, for me, has been the electronic group Junior Boy
Junior Boys on Techno, Depressed Canadians, and Misogyny
The Atlantic / Posted 7 days ago
The soundtrack to this winter, for me, has been the electronic group Junior Boys’ excellent new album Big Black Coat. This means I’m propagating a cliché. Ever since their 2003 debut Last Exit, the many warm reviews for the Canadian band’s songs have... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Marco Muzzo expected to plead guilty in September crash that killed 4A man accused of drunk driving in a horrific crash that killed three young chil
Marco Muzzo expected to plead guilty in September crash that killed 4
Calgary Sun / Posted 7 days ago
A man accused of drunk driving in a horrific crash that killed three young children and their grandfather is expected to plead guilty to multiple charges today in a Toronto-area court. Marco Muzzo faces a dozen counts of impaired driving and six... Read more
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Market Watch
Candidates’ pie-in-the-sky promises will just pile on more debtPromises, promises. That’s a good subtitle for the 2016 presidential campaign.
Candidates’ pie-in-the-sky promises will just pile on more debt
Market Watch / Posted 7 days ago
Promises, promises. That’s a good subtitle for the 2016 presidential campaign. Candidates of both parties are dazzling us with promises of free tuition, free health care (free for whom?) and tax cuts for everyone! As always, the revenue necessary to... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Muzzo expected to plead guilty in crash that killed children, granddadA man accused of drunk driving in a horrific crash that killed three young chil
Muzzo expected to plead guilty in crash that killed children, granddad
The Globe and Mail / Posted 7 days ago
A man accused of drunk driving in a horrific crash that killed three young children and their grandfather is expected to plead guilty to multiple charges today in a Toronto-area court. Marco Muzzo faces a dozen counts of impaired driving and six... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Sheila Bair Says There's A Big Problem With ‘The Big Short’The ABX index was an aggregate of securities tied to mortgages. "The Big Short"
Sheila Bair Says There's A Big Problem With ‘The Big Short’
The Huffington Post / Posted 7 days ago
The ABX index was an aggregate of securities tied to mortgages. "The Big Short" doesn't focus on the ABX index, but rather on short-sellers who helped create the securities that constitute it. By offering to bet against the housing market, these... Read more
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Pitchfork
Junior Boys: Big Black CoatFor well over a decade now, Ontario-based duo Junior Boys have released consist
Junior Boys: Big Black Coat
Pitchfork / Posted 7 days ago
For well over a decade now, Ontario-based duo Junior Boys have released consistently stellar, deeply personal records, balanced perfectly between the body and the mind. In the five years since their excellent fourth studio album, It's All True,... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Bernie Sanders' Medicare for All Consultant Sets The Record Straight; transcript 2Rob: Okay, Gerry, you want to talk a little bit about what Chuck said about eco
Bernie Sanders' Medicare for All Consultant Sets The Record Straight; transcript 2
Op-Ed News / Posted 8 days ago
Rob: Okay, Gerry, you want to talk a little bit about what Chuck said about economics and economists? Gerald: Oh, economics is a very sad discipline. I much enjoy economics, I enjoy doing it and I also think that it's vital for our society's... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
Peyton Manning's funniest moment from Super Bowl Media DaySANTA CLARA, Calif. -- At Super Bowl 50 Media Day, Peyton Manning was asked a l
Peyton Manning's funniest moment from Super Bowl Media Day
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 8 days ago
SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- At Super Bowl 50 Media Day, Peyton Manning was asked a lot of questions. From retirement, to how his Denver Broncos offense will handle the tough Carolina Panthers defense. But the best questions of the day from comedian... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Signing Day: List of Dayton-area signeesThe following is a list of area seniors who will or have signed to play footbal
Signing Day: List of Dayton-area signees
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 8 days ago
The following is a list of area seniors who will or have signed to play football or soccer during the National Letter of Intent signing period from Feb. 3-9. If you’re planning on signing, send your information by email to sports@coxohio.com. Include... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Signing Day: Updated list of local commitsThe following is a list of area seniors who will or have signed to play footbal
Signing Day: Updated list of local commits
Dayton Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
The following is a list of area seniors who will or have signed to play football or soccer during the National Letter of Intent signing period from Feb. 3-9. If you’re planning on signing, send your information by email to sports@coxohio.com. Include... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Gerald Friedman Medicare for All Consultant Transcript part 2Rob: Okay, Gerry, you want to talk a little bit about what Chuck said about eco
Gerald Friedman Medicare for All Consultant Transcript part 2
Op-Ed News / Posted 8 days ago
Rob: Okay, Gerry, you want to talk a little bit about what Chuck said about economics and economists? Gerald: Oh, economics is a very sad discipline. I much enjoy economics, I enjoy doing it and I also think that it's vital for our society's... Read more
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