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Crossroads GPS gets declared a nonprofit five years after applying, meaning that its donor list can remain private.
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Written by John Lounsbury
Econintersect: This is a lecture by Jamie Walton at the 11th Annual Conference of the American Monetary Institute, held in October 2015 in Chicago. Walton was a research associate at the AMI from 2006 until 2011. He also worked for two years with former U.S. Congressman Dennis Kucinich on the American Monetary Act (proposed in 2006, 2008 and 2010). In this lecture he analyzes the monetary reform proposals of the AMI with the precision of an engineer. He holds a degree in Civil Engineering.
Infographic Of The Day: Reported Cases Of Zika Virus Worldwide
Brazil has been hardest hit by the Zika virus, which is thought to have arrived there in 2014 during the World Cup soccer tournament.
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by Bill Bonner, Daily Reckoning
RANCHO SANTANA, Nicaragua - We're traveling home to the U.S. from our recent meeting with members of our family wealth advisory, Bonner & Partners Family Office. So, we'll make this short.
Economics Professor: Negative Interest Rates Aimed At Driving Small Banks Out Of Business And Elimin
by Felix Richter, Statista.com
When Twitter reported its fourth quarter earnings yesterday, those who had hoped that the company finally found a way to reignite its user growth were sorely disappointed.
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12Feb2016 Pre-Market Commentary: US Futures Higher This Morning Along With WTI Crude Climbing Higher
ECRI's WLI Growth Index which forecasts economic growth six months forward - declined marginally and remains in negative territory. This index now spent 28 consecutive weeks in negative territory.