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Headlines – December 13/17

  • US stocks gain, dollar weakens on price data. Read story
  • Democrat Jones defeats Roy Moore In Alabama election upset.  Read story
  • What Alabama upset means for Trump. Read story
  • With rate hike in the bag, Fed may hint at Trump effect on economy. Read story
  • Dubai billionaire, Nickelodeon join Speilberg backing VR startup. Read story
  • How to give the gift of Bitcoin this holiday season. Read story
  • Ever increasing taxes driving taxpayers out of Illinois. Read story
  • People mortgaging their homes to buy Bitcoin. Read story
  • A Disney deal for Fox is coming within days. Read story
  • Got $1 million to retire? Here’s how long it will last, by US state. Read story
  • Would you pay a ‘climate tax’ on red meat? Read story
  • Would the new tax plan mean the end of Social Security and Medicare as we know it? Read story
  • On the lighter side. Check it out!

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Headlines – December 8/17

  • US added 228,000 jobs. unemployment rate steady at 17 year low. Read story
  • After dramatic gains, Bitcoin tumbles 20% in 10 hours. Read story
  • UK, EU reach deal on Brexit divorce terms. Read story
  • Here is why stocks will likely be higher in December 2018. Read story
  • California wildfires could mean over $27 billion in damages to homes. Read story
  • The Bitcoin whales: 1,000 people who own 40% of the market. Read story
  • Terrorists building laptop bombs that can be smuggled onto airplanes. Read story
  • White House announces physical exam for Trump after he slurred through speech. Read story
  • Argentine ex-president Fernandez charged with treason. Read story
  • Bitcoin is now breaking through major price barriers every few hours. Read story
  • Venezuela’s chronic shortages give rise to ‘medical flea-markets. Read story
  • The middle class is disappearing, which makes dollar stores very happy. Read story
  • China’s exports growth hits 8-month high, imports defy pollution curbs. Read story
  • In Bel Air, wildfires destroy multi-million dollar homes. Read story
  • On the lighter side. Check it out!

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Headlines – December 7/17

  • Tech gains lift Nasdaq, consumer stocks weigh on S&P, Dow. Read story
  • North Korea says US threats make war unavoidable as China urges calm. Read story
  • US state department issues global travel warning after Trump Jerusalem speech. Read story
  • Trump faces off with Democrats over potential government shutdown. Read story
  • Bitcoin blasts through $15,000 milestone, soars 20% in 24 hours. Read story
  • The most explosive cryptocurrency these days is not Bitcoin. Read story
  • TD Ameritrade, Ally Invest to offer Bitcoin futures. Read story
  • Venturi fire rages, threatening communities both coastal and inland. Read story
  • Why there is uproar over Trump’s Jerusalem declaration? Read story
  • Media largely silent as Obama compares Trump to Hitler, warns of genocide. Read story
  • GE plans 12,000 job cuts in its power business. Read story
  • IMF: China’s financial system harbours large risks. Read story
  • AI is so complex its creators can’t trust why it makes decisions. Read story
  • On the lighter side. Check it out!

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Headlines – December 6/17

  • Wall St has no idea what’s going to happen to credit markets in 2018. Read story
  • Russia banned from Winter Olympics by IOC. Read story
  • Warnings intensify ahead of Trump recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. Read story
  • Oil drops as industry data show US gasoline stockpiles grew. Read story
  • Does US government shutdown on Friday? Read story
  • Putin gives strongest hint yet that he will run for Russian President in 2018. Read story
  • The issue threatening to derail Brexit. Read story
  • Bitcoin nears $13,000, has gained more than 1,200% in 2017. Read story
  • The new way to trade Bitcoin could kill its rally. Read story
  • After China, India’s central bank warns: Beware of Bitcoin. Read story
  • Socialism, capitalism seen in new light by younger Americans. Read story
  • Brent Musburger has no time for ‘snowflakes’ ‘preaching’ about NFL’s violence. Read story
  • Wal-Mart plans to change its name. Read story
  •  On the lighter side. Check it out!

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Headlines – December 5/17

  • Dow, S&P struggle to stay at record heights, but tech rebound boosts Nasdaq. Read story
  • Oil holds near $57 as OPEC output drops to lowest in six-months. Read story
  • Mueller subpoenas Deutshe Bank for Trump account info. Read story
  • Senate bill ‘bombshell’ could raise taxes on tech. Read story
  • Mueller’s office has spent $3.2 million since May on Russia investigation.  Read story
  • Amazon and Alibaba battle it out in Asia. Read story
  • There’s an $814 million mystery near the heart of the biggest Bitcoin exchange. Read story
  • Here’s what S&P companies actually pay in taxes. Read story
  • Starbucks opens Shanghai Roastery, the first location with an augmented reality experience. Read story
  • The FCC plans to kill the open internet; don’t count on the FTC to save it. Read story
  • How Mercedes got caught trashing a rental Tesla Model X. Read story
  • Traffic jams as residents flee wildfires in Ventura. Read story
  • Spain withdraws international arrest warrant for former Catalan leader. Read story
  • On the lighter side. Check it out!

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Headlines – December 4/17

  • Dow, S&P hit new records, ‘FAANG’ stock pressure Nasdaq. Read story
  • Trump lawyer: “President cannot obstruct justice”. Read story
  • Oil slips as OPEC deal seen leading to potential shale surge. Read story
  • Bitcoin now bigger than Buffet, Boeing, and New Zealand. Read story
  • Venezuela creating difital currency amid financing crisis. Read story
  • UK looking to include Bitcoin under money laundering rules. Read story
  • Bank stocks favoured over tech as tax  bill makes headway. Read story
  • No Brexit breakthrough, Irish issue derails talks at last minute. Read story
  • Corporate winners and losers in GOP tax plan. Read story
  • Mortgage fraud frenzy spell peril for China’s banks. Read story
  • Gucci confirms tax evasion probe. Read story
  • Fox resumes talks with Disney over sale of ‘most’ of its business. Read story
  • The battle of low-cost, long-haul flights is about to go to new level. Read story
  • Ravens, NFL stumble as fans stay home. Read story
  • On the lighter side. Check it out!

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Headlines – November 30/17

  • Dow opens above 24,000 for the first time. Read story
  • Google faces mass legal action in UK for collecting personal data. Read story
  • OPEC is said to agree on oil cuts extension to end of 2018. Read story
  • Goldman says highest valuations since 1900 leave investors in for a world of hurt. Read story
  • Bitcoin loses a fifth of its value on less than 24 hours. Read story
  • Republican tax overhaul heads to senate floor for debate. Read story
  • UK’s May: Trump wrong to re-tweet far-right posts. Read story
  • Matt Lauer’s apology after being fired on sexual harassment allegations. Read story
  • The thinking behind Kim Jong Un’s “madness”. Read story
  • Euro-area inflation misses estimates as unemployment falls. Read story
  • Fitbit, Xiaomi knock Apple down to 3rd place in wearables shipments. Read story
  • 9 questions to ask yourself before you decide where to retire. Read story
  • How to watch the only “supermoon” of 2017 this weekend. Read story
  • On the lighter side. Check it out!

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Headlines – November 29/17

  • Dow, S&P hit records, but tech selloff weighs on Nasdaq. Read story
  • Bitcoin surges past $11,000 less than 24 hours after topping $10,000. Read story
  • North Korea says ‘breakthrough’ puts US mainland within range of a nuclear attack. Read story
  • Senate Republicans shove tax bill ahead as Democrats fume. Read story
  • This is the big question for oil traders as OPEC prepares ot meet on Thursday. Read story
  • NBC fires Matt Lauer for sexual misconduct. Read story
  • US third-quarter growth revised up to 3.3%, three-year high. Read story
  • This is why you need to pay attention to net neutrality repeal. Read story
  • Apple rushes to fix major password bug. Read story
  • Joseph Stiglitz, Nobel Laureate and Columbia University Professor, says Bitcoin “ought to be outlawed”. Read story
  • Uber’s third-quarter net loss widens to $1.46 billion. Read story
  • Russia says seizure of forex reserves in US would be a ‘declaration of financial war’. Read story
  • Bosnian war criminal Praljak ‘takes poison’ in court. Read story
  • France’s butter crisis is a perfect lesson in basic economics. Read story
  • On the lighter side. Check it out!

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Headlines – November 28/17

  • Wall St set to grind higher, Powell hearing on deck. Read story
  • These eight senators can make or break the GOP tax plan. Read story
  • Congress stares down shutdown amid December deluge. Read story
  • Oil falls on doubts over OPEC, pipeline restart. Read story
  • CME plans to manage customer exposure to Bitcoin futures. Read story
  • ISIS threatens Times Square in new Santa poster. Read story
  • How Amazon conquered Cyber Monday, told through the deals it hawked every year. Read story
  • Global crypto-currency crackdown sparks search for safe havens. Read story
  • Tax-hike fears trigger talk of exodus from Manhattan and Greenwich. Read story
  • Warning: Social Security faces 23% cut. Read story
  • Jailed Catalan Vice President accepts Madrid rule: Lawyer. Read story
  • AI creates lullaby for humans. Read story
  • Pet beauty: the new frontier for the $36 billion pet industry. Read story
  • On the lighter side. Check it out!
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Headlines – November 27/17

  • S&P set for near record: Cyber Monday has retailers in spotlight. Read story
  • Cyber Monday showdown: Wall-Mart closes in on Amazon in online price war. Read story
  • Cyber Monday poised for record as retail focus turns to online. Read story
  • Tech trouble knock stocks, Bitcoin eyes $10,000. Read story
  • Oil slips from highest in two years before OPEC meets. Read story
  • OPEC’s clash with US oil is nearing its day of reckoning. Read story
  • US household debt surged by $605 billion this year. Read story
  • Chinese stocks drop again’ Samsung, Taiwan semi hit by downgrades. Read story
  • ISIS latest threat to Vatican. Read story
  • ‘What’s the f***ing point?’ John McCain tells Hilary to move on. Read story
  • You can now buy a house using Bitcoin.Here’s how. Read story
  • Here’s where GOP tax plan sits right now. Read story
  • Russian diplomat warns of ‘apocalyptic scenario’ on Korean peninsula possible. Read story
  • Ending NAFTA would hurt growth, competitiveness of United States and Canada. Report. Read story
  • Bitcoin is breaking through symbolic price barriers every few weeks. Read story
  • On the lighter side. Check it out!

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