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Oil Prices, Tesla, Boeing, Whirlpool and 420 - 5 Things You Must Know   
April 22, 2019
Source: TheStreet.com - U.S. stock futures pointed lower Monday as investors came off the three-day Easter break confronted with a sharp spike in oil prices on reports the State Department was preparing to announce that the U.S. will impose sanctions on...
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Weak tech demand shrinks Taiwan export orders, rebound tipped in third-quarter   
April 22, 2019
Source: Reuters - TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan’s export orders fell for the fifth straight month in March, and at a much sharper pace than expected, as the island’s manufacturers kept struggling with a drop in global tech demand. Orders...
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Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. Announces Transformation of Board of Directors and Additional Governance Enhancements   
April 22, 2019
Source: Yahoo Finance - UNION, N.J., April 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (BBBY) (the "Company") today announced that, in response to shareholder feedback and in connection with its commitment to ...
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President Trump is Doing a B+ Job with China   
April 22, 2019
Source: China Law Blog - Now before anyone starts complaining, the letter grade in the title comes from the Council on Foreign Relations, truly one of the most august foreign relations think tanks in the world. Per Wikipedia: The Council on Foreign...
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Drilling Down: Carrizo Oil & Gas finds steady profits in Eagle Ford   
April 22, 2019
Source: Houston Chronicle - Floor hands make a pipe connection on drilling rig in Webb County. Floor hands make a pipe connection on drilling rig in Webb County. Caption Close Floor hands make a pipe connection on drilling rig in Webb County. Floor hands...
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Confusion and denial over climate change   
April 22, 2019
Source: LancasterOnline - Even though climate scientists around the world have clearly sounded the alarm (e.g., The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) and a majority of Americans now recognize the importance of ...
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Your Opinions: Rep. Scott Peters and the New Green Deal   
April 22, 2019
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune - The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, the gold standard source for policy makers, says we need to take grand, bold action if we are to avoid the worst climate change effects. Think drought, wildfires and sea level rise....
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Fintech’s Next Frontier: The $60 Billion Opportunity To Change Millennials And Their Healthcare   
April 22, 2019
Source: Forbes - A lex Cyriac was 33, single and healthy when he got a wake-up call about medical costs in retirement. His mom confided she’d stopped taking a medication because the co-pay under her Medicare drug plan had risen $200 a...
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Webster buys $242M in mortgages to boost Boston growth   
April 22, 2019
Source: The Business Journals - The parent company of Webster Bank has acquired a $242 million residential mortgage portfolio that consists of loans to hundreds of Greater Boston homeowners. Connecticut-based Webster Financial Corp. (NYSE: WBS) bought the loans...
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'Empty Spain': government urged to act as towns fade from map   
April 22, 2019
Source: The Guardian - A recent study by the European Council on Foreign Relations showed that in Spain, Italy, Greece, Poland, Hungary and Romania, countries where the population has either declined sharply or is flatlining, more people are worried...
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