Another American Newspaper Lays Off 100% of Its Staff

Less than a month after the storied New Orleans Times-Picayune laid off all 161 members of its staff, another paper has done the same. The Reading Eagle, which was just ...
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Why One Red-Hot Sector May Go Even Higher as Interest Rates Plunge

Typically, falling interest rates are a positive for business and consumers, as the cost of borrowing drops dramatically. Home refinancing has jumped as mortgage rates are near the lowest levels ...
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Tesla’s Market Value Still Almost as Large as Ford’s

Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) has a market cap of just over $39 billion. Despite a near panic sell-off of Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) shares over the past week, it ...
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SpaceX Launches 60 Satellites to Provide Internet

With a Twitter post, SpaceX launched a rocket that will deploy 60 satellites to supply broadband across much of the world: https://twitter.com/SpaceX/status/1131749433521999872 Also via Twitter, founder Elon Musk defined the ...
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18 Ways to Be More Productive Every Day

Goals...they are scary not just around the New Year when we all resolve to get healthier and better manage our finances. They are scary year round because we often ...
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25 Bizarre Musical Collaborations

Atlanta-based rapper Lil Nas X had an unexpected hit with “Old Town Road” -- a sub-two minute rap song that gained widespread popularity on social media platforms. Perhaps even more ...
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Most Iconic Cars in Film

Movies are memorable for many reasons. They may include an engrossing plot like the film noir “Chinatown,” a gripping direction such as that of Alfred Hitchcock in “Psycho,” a tour ...
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18 Things You Didn’t Know About Memorial Day (But Should)

This Monday, May 27, is Memorial Day, so named because it is the day we remember those  who died in war defending the United States. It was once a day ...
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Countries With the Widest Gaps Between Rich and Poor

In American politics, the issue of income inequality comes up frequently. As wealth continues to concentrate at the top -- now the wealthiest 10% of American households control nearly 75% ...
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States With the Most Tornadoes

Some people know of tornadoes only through movies and news reports. But for people in Tornado Alley and Dixie Alley, tornadoes are a common occurrence during certain parts of the ...
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Tornado Alley’s Most Devastating Years

“Tornado Alley” is the nickname given to the south-central region of the United States, where tornadoes tend to form at high frequency. Tornado Alley is not to be confused ...
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Facebook Cleans House: Over 3 Billion Fake Accounts Gone

Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) has announced that it removed over 3 billion fake accounts from its platform between October 2018 and March 2019. What’s even more is that this number ...
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Why Amazon Is Now Giving AWS Users Access to Its Satellites

Satellites are being used by more and more businesses, universities and governments for a variety of applications, and Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) is looking to expand this service to its ...
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IMF States the Obvious: US Importers to Bear Weight of Tariffs

As most economists and observers have said since the first Trump tariffs were imposed last August, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) repeated in a Thursday blog post: "Consumers in the ...
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9 Stocks Defying China & Washington by Hitting All-Time Highs

With the U.S. markets and the economy being held hostage by an all-out trade war with China, and perhaps the most gridlocked Washington, D.C., we have seen in a lifetime, ...
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