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U.S. Metro Economies Income and Wage Gaps Across the US August 2014 Some interesting, to me at least, info in here.
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U.S. Metro Economies Income and Wage Gaps Across the US August 2014 Some interesting, to me at least, info in here.
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Graphene has been discussed on the Slope before so I posted this.
Graphene: A wonder material - Roanoke Times: News
Graphene has been discussed on the Slope before so I posted this.
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Sheena Dozier checked prices on groceries as Walmart prepared to open its store on First and and H Streets NW in Washington late last year. (Photo by Bill O'Leary/The Washington Post)As our colleague Ryan McCarthy wrote, America's eco...
U.S. job growth is coming in all the wrong places
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It's no secret the US is facing a dilemma when it comes to its prison system. With the largest prison population and incarceration rate in the World, the US is facing severe overcrowding and more spending on prisons than education. Wh...
What's Next For The US Prison System? | Zero Hedge
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10 Investing Lessons To Learn From Poker
10 Investing Lessons To Learn From Poker | Zero Hedge
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These Are The Main Financial Risks Of 2014 According To The US Treasury
These Are The Main Financial Risks Of 2014 According To The US T...
These Are The Main Financial Risks Of 2014 According To The US Treasury
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SS-26 Stone Tactical Missle System
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Russia Stations Tactical, Nuclear-Capable Missiles Along Polish Border
Russia Stations Tactical, Nuclear-Capable Missiles Along Polish...
Russia Stations Tactical, Nuclear-Capable Missiles Along Polish Border
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Is War With China Inevitable?
Is War With China Inevitable? | Zero Hedge
Is War With China Inevitable?
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Everyone has seen the 100-year US Dollar destruction chart; so here is the 200-year... a century without The Fed and a century with... which would you prefer?Via Ralph Dillon of Global Financial Data,Newton’s 3rd law states: To ever...
200 Years Of Dollar Debasement | Zero Hedge
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Submitted by Chris Martenson of Peak Prosperity,The basic predicament we are in is that the current crop of leaders in the halls of monetary and political power do not appear to understand the dimensions of our situation.The mind-bogglin...
Guest Post: The Fed Can Only Fail | Zero Hedge
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Here’s a cheerful thought as Congress remains deadlocked over the debt ceiling and the hours tick away toward default: Senator Ted Cruz (R-Tex.), who basically forced the shutdown and whose own private polls have convinced him that...
Ted Cruz Could Force a Debt Default All by Himself - Businessweek
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Editorial response to October 7, 2013 article in Bloomberg Markets Magazine by David EvansThe October 7, 2013 Bloomberg Markets Magazine hit piece “How Investors Lose 89% of Gains from Futures Funds,” by David Evans, contains more...
Fleeced by a Fool — How Bloomberg Markets Magazine knowingly u...
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Are we better off or worse off? It’s a difficult question to answer five years after the bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers triggered a global financial meltdown th...
The Long Lehman Hangover, In Numbers | The Long Lehman Hangover,...
Are we better off or worse off? It’s a difficult question to answer five years after the bankruptcy of Lehman...
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While the Establishment survey data was ugly due to both the miss and the prior downward revisions in the NFP print, the real action was in the Household survey, where we find that the number of people not in the labor force rose by a...
Record 90.5 Million Out Of Labor Force As Half A Million Drop Ou...
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Internet Traffic Plunges By 40% As Google Goes Dark For Five Minutes
Internet Traffic Plunges By 40% As Google Goes Dark For Five Min...
Internet Traffic Plunges By 40% As Google Goes Dark For Five Minutes
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Radioactive Water Leaking From Fukushima: Why Millions Of Lives Are At Stake
Radioactive Water Leaking From Fukushima: Why Millions Of Lives...
Radioactive Water Leaking From Fukushima: Why Millions Of Lives Are At Stake
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By Phil IzzoFood-stamp use rose 2.4% in the U.S. in May from a year earlier, with more than 15% of the U.S. population receiving benefits. (See an interactive map with data on use since 1990.)One of the federal government’s biggest...
Food-Stamp Use Rises; Some 15% Get Benefits - Real Time Economic...
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Paul Krugman admits he doesn’t know much about the history of economic thought, and then goes on to prove it. ? If only he’d read some of Brad DeLong’s writings on Milton Friedman he might change his mind.To summarize, back in t...
TheMoneyIllusion » A future extended footnote kicks an economic giant
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stores.org/2013/Top-100-Retailers
2013 Top 100 Retailers | STORES.org
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"In the anxious months after the Sept. 11 attacks, the National Security Agency began sending a steady stream of telephone numbers, e-mail addresses and names to the FBI in search of terrorists. The stream soon became a flood, requiri...
Timeline of NSA Domestic Spying | Electronic Frontier Foundation
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Submitted by Michael Snyder of The Economic Collapse blog,40 Statistics About The Fall Of The U.S. Economy That Are Almost Too Crazy To BelieveIf you know someone that actually believes that the U.S. economy is in good shape, just sho...
40 'Frightening' Facts On The Fall Of The US Economy | Zero Hedge
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Quote of the dayDH, “The market has gone from walking on pins and needles to a bit of a swagger.”? (Dynamic Hedge)Chart of the dayBearish investment advisers are on the endangered species list.? (The Short Side of Long)MarketsEvery...
Abnormal Returns
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Yet another (one of the very few remaining) voice of reason calls it quits after 30 years of writing The Privateer, one of the best financial newsletters. At this rate there will be virtually nobody left to challenge the daily prop...
Bill Buckler Of "The Privateer" Calls It Quits | Zero Hedge
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Is it just me, or are the signs of consumer collapse as clear as a Lowes parking lot on a Saturday afternoon? Sometimes I wonder if I’m just seeing the world through my pessimistic lens, skewing my point of view. My daily commute th...
The Burning Platform
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For most of us, there just aren't that many "Wow!" moments in our personal banking. (Unless you count "Wow, how did my balance get so low?")More in Technology15,485The number of apps for Apple devices recently listing finance as their...
The Best Apps for Managing Your Money - WSJ.com
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The chart below, which is a time series showing the total "Gold Held by the US Treasury and the Federal Reserve" (which for all intents and purposes are interchangeable), demonstrates vividly the moment when the US government enacted...
What 40 Years Of Gold Confiscation By The US Government Looks Li...
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With austerity supposedly destroying standards of living (that no real austerity has actually been implemented is a different matter entirely) across Europe's insolvent periphery, the only recourse said broke countries (here's looking...
Tales Of The Unexpected: Who Really Benefited From The Euro (Hin...
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By Siobhan Hughes WASHINGTON--The congressional tax battles reach a new stage next week when the U.S. Senate holds a test vote on whether and how far to extend the Bush tax cuts, which expire soon after the November elections. T...
US Senate To Hold Test Vote Next Week on Extending Bush Tax Cuts...
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Does QE Really Work? The Evidence To Date | ZeroHedge
Does QE Really Work? The Evidence To Date | ZeroHedge
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Does QE Really Work? The Evidence To Date | ZeroHedge
Does QE Really Work? The Evidence To Date | ZeroHedge
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The market's hopes and dreams for the next LSAP remain high. As gold inches higher, tail-risks priced out (expectations for extreme FX moves are considerably lower than sentiment would suggest), and US equity vol expectations (and put...
Does QE Really Work? The Evidence To Date | ZeroHedge
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Why Don’t the Corrupt Players On Wall Street and In D.C. Show Remorse for Their Destructive Actions … And Why Don’t We Stop Them?Many bankers, regulators and politicians have been caught in lie after lie and scandal after scanda...
Scandal After Scandal, Lie Upon Lie … What’s Going On? | The...
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Gordon Brown Sold Britain’s Gold at Artificially Low Prices to Bail Out a Large American BankThe Telegraph’s Thomas Pascoe reported Thursday:One decision stands out as downright bizarre, however: the sale of the majority of Britain?...
Governments Don’t Manipulate the Price of Gold … Do They? |...
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CHICAGO/NEW YORK (Reuters) - More than $200 million in customer funds appears to be missing from the accounts of futures broker PFGBest, regulators said on Monday just hours after the firm's founder attempted suicide outside the company'...
Broker missing $220 million in client funds; founder attempts su...
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By Jonathan Cable LONDON | Wed Jul 4, 2012 7:05pm EDT LONDON (Reuters) - The Bank of England is expected to fire up its printing presses for a third round of economic stimulus later on Thursday just two month...
Bank of England to restart printing presses as outlook dims | Reuters
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The following fascinating chart from Tableausoftware shows the history of US unemployment by state since 1976, and specifically the difference from historical averages. What the chart shows is that as more and more people have migrate...
The History Of US Unemployment By State, And A Surprising Observati...
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What will the Supreme Court's health-care ruling mean for me? Click on the tabs below to see how the three most talked about scenarios could affect you.
What will the Supreme Court's health-care ruling mean for me? -...
What will the Supreme Court's health-care ruling mean for me? Click on the tabs below to see how the three most t...
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Last year, during his best three-month stretch, Jordan Golson sold about $750,000 worth of computers and gadgets at the Store in Salem, N.H. It was a performance that might have called for a bottle of Champagne — if that were a luxury...
Apple Stores’ Army, Long on Loyalty but Short on Pay - NYTimes.com
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Gilles Sabrie for The New York Times Coal stockpiled at Qinhuangdao port, one of the largest coal storage areas in China, reached 9.5 million tons this month. HONG KONG — As the Chinese economy continues to sputter, prominent...
Chinese Data Said to Be Manipulated, Understating Slowdown - NYT...
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This is for Tim
Grammar, a Victim in the Office - WSJ.com
This is for Tim
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Who Destroyed The Middle Class? (Part 1)
Guest Post: Who Destroyed The Middle Class? (Part 1) | ZeroHedge
Who Destroyed The Middle Class? (Part 1)
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Looking back at the past of human history, debt crises, defaults, financial "haircuts" and debt restructuring are cases proved as old as public borrowing. The first recorded debt default can be traced back to ancient Greece in 454 BC,...
The financial "haircuts" worldwide from 1970 to present - Interacti...
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By Joseph Menn Sun Jun 17, 2012 8:08am EDT (Reuters) - Frustrated by their inability to stop sophisticated hacking attacks or use the law to punish their assailants, an increasing number of U.S. companies are taking r...
Hacked companies fight back with controversial steps | Reuters
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The Bang! Moment is HereBy John MauldinJune 16, 2012The ECB ExplainedHow to Prevent a Bank RunThe Distant End GameThe Bang! Moment is HereChicago, Tuscany, Singapore, Rhode Island, and Rock of Ages“Perhaps more than anything else, f...
The Bang! Moment is Here | The Big Picture
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Just because "Spanish banks are fine" 12 days before they got a full-blown bailout, and global hyperinflation can never happen in this world, where every central planner is now preparing to hold the CTRL and P buttons until the bit...
Pictures From Zimbabwe | ZeroHedge
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by CalculatedRisk on 6/08/2012 08:30:00 AMThe Department of Commerce reported: [T]otal April exports of $182.9 billion and imports of $233.0 billion resulted in a goods and services deficit of $50.1 billion, down from $52.6 billion in...
Calculated Risk: Trade Deficit declines in April to $50.1 Billion
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BEIJING (Reuters) - Global cheers over China's decision to cut interest rates faded on Friday as investors and economists worried that the move signaled the impending release of grim economic data. China's surprise rate cut unveiled o...
China rate cut sparks fears of grim May data | Reuters
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