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Are Cryptocurrency Schemes Really That Much Different Than the Currency Scheme Launched by the Father of Socialism?...
The "Time Money" currency created by the father of socialism.Robert J. Shiller with some interesting observations and history:One must bear in mind that attempts to reinvent money have a long history...As the sociologist Viviana Zelizer points out
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-23 13:59 UTC
Customers Rage As Starbucks Turns Into Homeless Shelter...
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Starbucks' controversial decision to enable every Tom, Dick, and non-paying Harry to use their restrooms has sparked equal parts criticism and praise, mirroring the nation's increasingly extreme partisan perspective on every- and any-thing... "
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-23 03:23 UTC
Rising gas prices could put brakes on some summer driving...
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With just days to go until the Memorial Day weekend, gas prices are rising along with the temperatures.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-22 15:43 UTC
Gas prices up 5 cents this week, 52 cents from 2017...
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Gas prices nationwide are up about 52 cents from a year ago.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-22 15:43 UTC
China to cut auto tariffs on July 1 as trade tensions ease...
China announced Tuesday that it would cut tariffs on auto imports from July 1, the latest sign of a thaw in trade frictions with the United States.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have news to share or a question, comm
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-22 14:58 UTC
Fake News? No Problem! Internet Dominates Adspend In US, But Only 2 Companies Divvy-Up 60% Of Spoils...
Authored by Wolf Richter via WolfStreet.com, TV falls further behind, suffers first ad revenue decline since the Financial Crisis. You might think you never look at these ads or click on them, and you might think they're the biggest waste of money the
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-22 01:42 UTC
Joint U.S. China Statement After Two Days of Trade Negotiations......
The White House has released a "Joint Statement of the United States and China Regarding Trade Consultations": "At the direction of President Donald J. Trump and President Xi Jinp...
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-19 23:24 UTC
Bank of America lays out the scenario for the next big selloff — and it hinges on one key thing...
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BI PRIME: Bank of America Merrill Lynch published the results of its monthly fund-manager survey, and found one indicator moving in the wrong direction to support risk assets.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-19 18:54 UTC
Behind the Battle Over the Future of MTV and 'Big Bang Theory'...
The idea of combining CBS and Viacom has created quite a drama. The characters include a once-estranged father and daughter and the executive that turned around a network.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-18 01:15 UTC
America’s 25 Most Affordable Housing Markets...
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Owning a home — for those who can afford the down payment — continues to be more affordable than renting in most of the United States. Despite the indications of economic strength, rents and home prices are rising faster than wages in most hou
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-16 20:53 UTC
America’s 25 Least Affordable Housing Markets...
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Due in part to these developments, owning a home — for those who can afford the down payment — continues to be more affordable than renting in most of the United States. Despite the economic improvements, however, rents and home prices are ris
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-16 20:53 UTC
Goldman Sachs-backed start-up Circle introducing a crypto version of the US dollar...
Fintech company Circle is introducing a new cryptocurrency pegged to the U.S. dollar, and it announced a $110 million investment by profitable cryptocurrency mining company Bitmain that brings its value near $3 billion.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-16 16:28 UTC
#FinancialBytes: What are virtual credit-cards and how to get one?...
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Today, most of us prefer online shopping as there are a lot of products available at the click-of-a-button. Online shopping is convenient but what about security? Users provide and put at risk their
By ratnakarshukla4696 on 2018-05-16 11:58 UTC
CBS, television networks revived by legal sports betting: marketing executive...
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The Supreme Court decision to lift the ban on sports betting will reinvigorate television executives.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-15 18:56 UTC
Facebook Flipflops on Cryptocurrency - Coin Colony...
After its initial ban of cryptocurrencies and ICO ads this past January, Facebook now gathers a team of blockchain professionals to possibly create their own virtual currency.
By Steve on 2018-05-15 15:43 UTC
Ripple Launches Venture Capital Fund 'Xpring' to Bootstrap XRP Adoption...
San Francisco-based Ripple, the creators of XRP cryptocurrency has announced a new project called "Xpring" (pronounced "spring") to provide financial backing to companies that develop products and services for XRP, the third-largest crypto
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-15 04:14 UTC
Report: Harley-Davidson Laying Off Hundreds of American Workers, Sending Jobs to Thailand...
Harley-Davidson, the iconic American motorcycle company, is set to lay off hundreds of American workers at its Kansas City, Missouri factory while creating jobs in Thailand. In 2016, Harley-Davidson also decided to contract the outsourcing firm Infosys, which is responsible for the displacement of
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-15 03:54 UTC
NOT REAL NEWS: Trade Deal Not Tied to Missouri Plant Closure...
President Donald Trump's decision to abandon the Trans-Pacific Partnership didn't prompt Harley-Davidson Inc. to close a Missouri plant, despite a headline suggesting otherwise.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-15 03:43 UTC
Donald Trump says flap over Chinese phone company ZTE involves U.S. jobs and sales...
WASHINGTON — As critics hit President Trump for seeking to help a Chinese phone company accused of involvement in cyber espionage against Americans, Trump said Monday the matter also involves U.S. jobs and exports.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-14 23:36 UTC
Tesla Bursts Into Flames After "Violent Crash" In Switzerland, Killing Driver Trapped Inside...
When it rains, it pours, or in the case of Tesla, it bursts in flames. In the same week in which a Tesla Model S erupted in flames after a " horrific" crash in Ft. Lauderdale , fatally trapping the two teenagers who died inside, while a second Mod
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-14 21:20 UTC
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