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The German Wunderkind, Dallas Mavericks' Dirk Nowitzki, has scored 30,005 points.
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by Philip Pilkington
Before I start this post I should make one thing abundantly clear: I strongly support the idea of a Jobs Guarantee (JG) program. I think that the benefits it might bring to society so far outweigh its potential drawbacks that implementing it should be a no-brainer not simply for anyone with progressive tendencies, but for anyone who believes that people should have the right to be independent and earn a living for themselves and their families.
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Infographic Of The Day: The Global War On Cash
There is a global push by lawmakers to eliminate the use of physical cash around the world. This movement is often referred to as "The War on Cash", and there are three major players involved:
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Written by Sig Silber
But there is still snow to be found. I don't want to be a travel agent but the Tahoe area in California looks to be getting a steady stream of new snow. NOAA (this is in jest) has sent out teams to find the elusive El Nino their dynamical models have divined but the only sightings so far are off Ecuador and Northern Peru. Soon perhaps a reward will be announced for the first confirmed El Nino sighting. Happy Astronomical Spring everyone!
by Fabius Maximus, FabiusMaximus.com
Econintersect note: This article explores the somewhat vague wording in the U.S. Constitution, specifically '...Treason, Bribery or other high Crimes and Misdemeanors'.' FM explores whether acting 'wildly and weirdly' is an impeachable offense. A misdemeanor is, by definiiton, not a serious crime. But is 'misbehavior' a 'misdemeanor'? Let the debate begin.
Written by Lance Roberts, Clarity Financial
This past Wednesday, on The Real Investment Hour, I spoke with Greg Morris about the technical backdrop of the market. During that interview, he discussed that from a technical perspective the bullish trend of the market is still in place, and despite fundamental underpinnings being stretched, investors should remain allocated to the market.
22Mar2017 Market Close: Stocks Closed Mixed, Oil Continues Decline, And Gold Trends Higher As The Do
Written by Steven Hansen
The headlines for existing home sales growth pace declined saying "too few properties for sale and weakening affordability conditions stifled buyers in most of the country". Our analysis of the unadjusted data shows much of January's sharp increase in sales were wiped away with the poor February sales.