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The World's Most Reputable Cities

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by Felix Richter, Statista.com

-- this post authored by Niall McCarthy

According to a recent report, Sydney is the most reputable city worldwide.

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What We Read Today 07 December 2016

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Disabled Veteran And His Service Dog Get Job At Hardware Store

Clay Luthy served his country, but after three deployments and several knee surgeries he wasn't allowed to reenlist. So he went home to Abilene, Texas with his service dog, Charlotte. He wasn't content to just sit at home and still wanted to work, but was having difficulty finding a job until he went to his local Lowe's Home Improvement store. It's been about 2months since the pair has been on the job and Clay says it's all working out well. He even made Charlotte her very own work vest.

Infographic Of The Day: 12 Reasons To Let Your Employees Play Games

It might seem counter-intuitive to encourage, or even allow, employees to cut loose and play games at work, but the potential benefits might surprise you.

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Clay Luthy served his country, but after three deployments and several knee surgeries he wasn't allowed to reenlist. So he went home to Abilene, Texas with his service dog, Charlotte. He wasn't content to just sit at home and still wanted to work, but was having difficulty finding a job until he went to his local Lowe's Home Improvement store. It's been about 2months since the pair has been on the job and Clay says it's all working out well. He even made Charlotte her very own work vest.


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Current Weather Outlook

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Global Warming takes a break at least for CONUS as cold is the forecast for the Northern Tier of CONUS (and points North). It first looked like this would be a meridional pattern bringing record cold down to the Southwest but the Jet Stream turned zonal in the nick of time. So the cold air is being distributed more equitably. Waiting for NOAA to walk back their incongruous La Nina Advisory...probably December 8.

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07Dec2016 Market Close: Wall Street Records New Highs, Health-Care Stocks Tumble, Crude Prices Stall At $50 Handle, New Fears Of A Correction Are Looming



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Trump And Modi: Birds Of The Same Feather, But With Different World Views

from The Conversation

-- this post authored by Indrajit Roy, University of Oxford

Donald Trump's election as the 45th US president illustrates the global ascendance of the political right. Comparisons with Indian prime minister, Narendra Modi, whose rise predates Trump's by two years, are inevitable.

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Written by Gary

Trump Rally carries Dow, Transports to new record close, 12th since election. Wall Street stormed higher as investors shake off Trump-inspired health-care drop. 'It appears that nothing can stop the equity rally,' said Naeem Aslam, chief market analyst at ThinkMarkets UK, in a note. However, some strategists and traders are concerned that a pullback might be in the offing because the market has climbed too fast and too furiously.

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 USA economy at a glance (boxed items are updates in last 7 days)

October 2016 Consumer Credit Headlines Say Year-Over-Year Growth Rate Declined

Written by Steven Hansen

The headlines say consumer credit rate of annual growth decreased from last month. Our analysis suggests the rate of loan growth is unchanged.

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