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US Conference Board Consumer Confidence February Preview: Steady as the labor market goes   
February 25, 2020
Source: FXStreet - The Conference Board, a private non-profit business group ... Though the trade war and Brexit concerns of last summer that prompted 0.75% in rate cuts have been replaced by the potential economic and social effects of the corona...
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Move Slow and Break Nothing   
February 25, 2020
Source: Cfr.org - Connor Fairman is a research associate in the Digital and Cyberspace Policy program at the Council on Foreign Relations. In 2009, Mark Zuckerberg’s advice was to “move fast and break things.” Companies have...
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Where St. Louis ranks among hottest metros for jobs   
February 25, 2020
Source: The Business Journals - St. Louis fell a few spots in a ranking of 381 U.S. metro areas based on how hot their job markets are, while Kansas City saw its ranking rise. The Wall Street Journal crunched data from Moody’s Analytics that examined five...
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Baltimore County neighbors want restrictions on industrial hemp farming   
February 25, 2020
Source: Washington Post - Some Baltimore County residents have complained for months of an overpowering stench coming from an industrial hemp farm. They said the odor would cling to their clothes, cause headaches and drift through open windows. The farm,...
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Asian shares extend losses after Dow drops more than 1,000   
February 25, 2020
Source: ABC - NEW YORK -- Shares are mostly lower in Asia on Tuesday after Wall Street suffered its worst session in two years, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average slumping more than 1,000 points on fears that a viral outbreak that began in...
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Other nations have been putting women in charge. Where’s the U.S.'   
February 25, 2020
Source: Washington Post - Rachel B. Vogelstein is the Douglas Dillon senior fellow and director of the Women and Foreign Policy Program at the Council on Foreign Relations and a professor at Georgetown Law School. Alexandra Bro is a research associate at...
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KBRA Releases Research – Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Considerations by Sector: Project Finance & Infrastructure   
February 25, 2020
Source: YAHOO! - Kroll Bond Rating Agency (KBRA) releases its Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Considerations by Sector: Project Finance & Infrastructure report. In this report, KBRA highlights ESG factors as they relate to project...
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14 Freshly Minted Canadian Dividend Aristocrat Stocks to Buy in 2020   
February 25, 2020
Source: MSN - The simple yet effective philosophy in the dividend growth stocks investing strategy demonstrates that it’s not the current yield that greatly matters, but rather the confident promise of future annual increases in income...
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North American Council for Freight Efficiency and Rocky Mountain Institute Recommend Electric Trucks for Regional Haul   
February 25, 2020
Source: Benzinga.com - ATLANTA, Feb. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Since 2009, the?North American Council for Freight Efficiency (NACFE) and Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) have been working with the trucking industry to increase confidence in...
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Colorado Voters Care About Climate Change. This Is Where The 2020 Democratic Presidential Candidates Stand   
February 25, 2020
Source: Colorado Public Radio - In the last few years, the scientific prognosis for the planet has gone from bad to calamitous. To limit the risk of famines, floods and forced migration, the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel On Climate Change warns the world...
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