Weapons cache seized at home of LAPD officer accused of having sex with teenage cadet, sources say
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More than 100 firearms, including modified assault rifles, were recovered at the home of the Los Angeles police officer accused of having sex with an underage member of the department’s acclaimed cadet program, law enforcement sources told The Times on Friday. The weapons were recovered during...
Congress investigating Russian investment fund with ties to Trump officials
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(CNN)Senate investigators are examining the activities of a little-known $10-billion Russian investment fund whose chief executive met with a member of President Donald Trump's transition team four days before Trump's inauguration, a congressional source ...
Bill Ackman heckled Joe Biden, and it didn't end well for Ackman
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Hedge-fund billionaire Bill Ackman made the mistake of heckling Joe Biden as Biden discussed his late son at a recent dinner. And the way Biden responded shows his personality is still fiery as ever. The former vice president was speaking at a private dinner during last month's SALT conference in Las Vegas. At one point, former presidential candidate Jeb Bush, also in attendance, asked Biden why he didn't run in the 2016 election, according to a Fox Business account published Friday. Biden repor
Conservationists, Indian tribes denounce U.S. plan to remove Yellowstone grizzly bears from endangered species list
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The grizzly bear in Yellowstone National Park has been protected by the federal government for more than four decades. That will begin to change next week. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke this week said the agency intends to remove grizzlies living in the Yellowstone area from Endangered Species...
May’s offer on EU citizen rights falls flat 
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Cool reception for UK plan as Brexit pushed to sidelines of bloc summit
Investing app Acorns doesn't want savings to be a 'bummer,' so just give it your spare change - Los Angeles Times
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Los Angeles TimesInvesting app Acorns doesn't want savings to be a 'bummer,' so just give it your spare changeLos Angeles TimesInvestment app Stash has a similar offering, but without the save-the-change feature; Digit and Qapital both offer automated savings, but put customers' cash into a savings account. Noah Kerner, who has been Acorns' chief executive since last spring ...
Whole Life Insurance – The Essential Guide
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Did you know that 63.7% of all policies sold are whole life, even though whole life insurance is a negative expectancy bet? Do you know which terms tilt the expectancy of the policy in favor of the insurance company thus hurting you? In this article I explain the complications of mixing life insurance with investments. If you're considering any form of life insurance then you must read this review to get insights that the salespeople don't want you to know so that you can make a smart, informed
7 Crucial Tips For New Traders
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You have just a few days left HERE to save $1,000 off my upcoming annual conference…go HERE ASAP as this will sellout at full price, not mention earlybird prices where you will save $1,000! I am a self-taught trader and that SUCKED! Doing it all by myself, I was forced to learn a lot the […] The post 7 Crucial Tips For New Traders appeared first on Timothy Sykes.
U.S. Demographics: The Millennials Take Over
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From the Census Bureau The Nation’s Older Population Is Still Growing, Census Bureau ReportsNew detailed estimates show the nation’s median age — the age where half of the population is younger and the other half older — rose from 35.3 years on April 1, 2000, to 37.9 years on July 1, 2016.“The baby-boom generation is largely responsible for this trend,” said Peter Borsella, a demographer in the Population Division. “Baby boomers began turning 65 in 2011 and will continue to do so for many years
Razer makes virtual currency push with $20M investment in Asian payment firm - TechCrunch
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Razer makes virtual currency push with $20M investment in Asian payment firmTechCrunchRazer has invested close to $20 million into Malaysia-based online payment firm MOL Global as part of a push to establish its virtual currency for gamers in Asia. The deal sees Razer subsidiary ZV-Midas buy equity from existing backers MOL Investment ...and more
ECB confirms struggling Italian banks to close
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Veneto Banca and Banca Popolare di Vicenza to be wound down
Mnuchin to Wed Fiancee With Trudeau’s Finance Chief Among Guests
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Through summits, bilateral meetings and a Broadway show, Canada has fanned out across the U.S. in a push to strengthen ties with President Donald Trump’s administration. Add a wedding to the list. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and fiancee Louise ...
Ambit Capital remains negative on pricey housing finance cos - Economic Times
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Economic TimesAmbit Capital remains negative on pricey housing finance cosEconomic TimesMUMBAI: Brokerage firm Ambit Capital on Friday reiterated its negative stance on shares of housing finance companies (HFCs)--HDFC and LIC Housing Finance--citing sluggish earnings growth amidst increasing proportions of riskier loans.Shares of LIC
Grenfell tragedy spurs Camden to evacuate towers
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London council moves 800 families from Chalcots estate after fire safety inspection
THE CREDIT CARD REWARDS EXPLAINER: Examining issuers' battle to attract and retain customers with perks and loyalty programs
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This is a preview of a research report from BI Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about BI Intelligence, click here. Credit card rewards have become so
A Bull Market That Creates Few Jobs in Finance - Bloomberg - Bloomberg
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BloombergA Bull Market That Creates Few Jobs in Finance - BloombergBloombergToday, we are going off the beaten path with an interesting look at an aspect of employment data. Stick with me, because what we found was a bit surprising.and more
German Finance Minister: British people were endlessly lied to about Brexit
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German Finance Minister Schaeuble attends the weekly cabinet meeting at the Chancellery in Berlin Thomson Reuters BERLIN (Reuters) - German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said on Friday that Britons were lied to during the campaign before the Brexit ...
Finance authority grants spaceport limited use of tax revenue for operations - Santa Fe New Mexican
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Santa Fe New MexicanFinance authority grants spaceport limited use of tax revenue for operationsSanta Fe New MexicanThe New Mexico Finance Authority agreed to let Spaceport America for one year use extra money from the taxes that shoppers pay in two Southern New Mexico counties. But the spaceport wanted the excess tax money in perpetuity, a proposal that the
Las Vegas real estate investment firm puts $27M bet on hotel, upgrade in Dallas
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A Las Vegas-based real estate investment and management firm, The Siegel Group Nevada Inc., has purchased the former Regency Hotel along LBJ Freeway in North Dallas. The 241-unit hotel at 11350 LBJ Freeway near Jupiter Road was originally built as a ...
Bengaluru Gets It Right - Land Value Tax To Finance The Metro - Forbes
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Bengaluru Gets It Right - Land Value Tax To Finance The MetroForbesThis is an interesting little example of good public policy--Bengaluru is using a variation of land value taxation to fund the construction of a metro station. The basic insight being that the construction of a metro line adds value in the areas served ...and more
How To Look For A suitable online Stock Broker
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Stockbroking has become very popular with investors these days due to the comfort it offers. More and more people are turning investors sitting in their homes and offices. When you are an amateur investor, you will need good investment advisors to help you meet your investment objectives. Cheap online stock trading ideas become important to you during this phase of investment. What then are the
10 Home Renovations With the Best Return on Investment
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If you’re thinking about putting a “for sale” sign in front of your house, you may also have home renovations in mind. It seems logical that replacing outdated features, dingy appliances and worn carpeting should increase the value of your home, but ...
Believe It or Not, the Bulls Still Have Plenty of Muscle
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(Photo credit: Concentrated Passion)Russell, NYSE Composite still pushing upwardBy Sam Collins, InvestorPlace Chief Technical AnalystNew York, Sept.26, stocks to watch .- The S&P 500 closed lower for the fifth consecutive session Wednesday, marking the longest losing streak of the year for the broad-based index. Since it scored a new high last Thursday, the index has fallen 1.9%.The Dow Jones Industrial Average also fell, suffering from the impact of a 1.45% decline in the shares of Walmart (WMT
College World Series: LSU tops Oregon State 3-1 to end Beavers' 23-game win streak
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Alex Lange limited top-seeded Oregon State to two hits over 7 1/3 innings, and LSU ended the Beavers' 23-game winning streak with a 3-1 victory on Friday to set up a winner-take-all Bracket 1 final at the College World Series. The teams will meet again Saturday, with the winner going to the best-of-three...
Friday: New Home Sales
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From Matthew Graham at Mortgage News Daily: Mortgage Rates Sideways to Slightly LowerMortgage rates
Finance Ministry appeals decision of London court on Yanukovych debt
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Ukrainian Finance Ministry has filed an appeal against the decision of English Court regarding Russia-Ukraine case concerning the $3 billion Eurobonds, according to the message, published on the official website. "The Ministry of Finance of Ukraine has ...
Scaling up climate finance in Latin America - Natural Resources Defense Council
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PoliticoScaling up climate finance in Latin AmericaNatural Resources Defense CouncilThe decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement was widely criticized around the world and raised speculation about how the Agreement's goals, including targets related to climate finance would be met. The good news is that while ...The Paris Agreement - main page - UNFCCC NewsroomUNFCCC Newsroomall 150 news articles
The Big Problem Facing Offshore Wind in Australia
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Recently unveiled plans for an offshore wind farm in the Australian state of Victoria face a major hurdle: onshore projects are far, far cheaper. “Right now, in Australia it’s a very competitive price market,” said Robert Liew, senior analyst for Asia-Pacific at MAKE Consulting, which is owned by GTM’s parent company Wood Mackenzie. “The price of onshore wind is even more competitive than, say, a new-build coal project.” Onshore projects are delivering p
If You Have a Burning Desire to Buy, Here's Where to Look
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This is the Dow Jones Industrial Average over the last 40 years. (Photo credit: The_Smiths)Momentum is strongest in small-cap and mid-cap tech stocks, while some blue chips offer bargainsBy Sam Collins, InvestorPlace Chief Technical AnalystNew York, Sep.25, stock tips .- Blue-chip stocks took a hit for the fourth consecutive session as worries loomed over a possible government shutdown.Banks were hit hard with JPMorgan Chase (JPM) falling to a four-month low after offering to pay $3 billion to t
3 Takeaways From the Renewable Energy Finance Forum: Taxes, Merchant Solar and Customer Choice
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It’s tough to get large-scale solar deals done in 2017, but there was little gloom in the crowd of financiers at Renewable Energy Finance Forum this year. Sure, volatility still defines many sectors of the solar market, the U.S. pulled out the Paris climate agreement and the federal government is skeptical of intermittent renewable energy resources. But the speakers and audience at REFF-Wall St. were focused on the opportunities in front of them -- and those remain plentiful. Corpora
Only Part of This Market Appears to Be Out of Gas
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Image via CrunchBaseSmall-cap and mid-cap stocks are leading the market, while the large-cap indices sagBy Sam Collins, InvestorPlace Chief Technical AnalystNew York, Sept.24, stock picks .- Stocks fell Monday, but the selling was primarily focused on the Dow Jones Industrial Average, which lost 0.5%. Some industrials, most utility stocks and technology issues, rallied, but financials took a hit.Apple (AAPL) rose 5% following news of demand for its latest products, and BlackBerry (BBRY) rose mor
Celgene Stock Breaks Out, Implying Higher Stock Prices
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CELG Stock: Impulse Wave in Development On June 12, I published a report on Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG) stock titled, "Celgene Stock Has Now Reached That Moment of Truth," where I outlined a number of key developments that were suggesting that an imminent move was in the making. That moment of truth is now upon us, because Celgene stock maintained a very key level of price support, and then proceeded to break above a key level of price resistance.. The post Celgene Stock Breaks Out, Implyi
What is Investing?
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Investing is the commitment of money or capital to make a profit. That’s an easy definition and many of us know it. So why are so few of us truly good at it? Because investing lessons are among the toughest we’ll ever learn. When it comes to money, we can be tempted by greed, overenthusiasm […] The post What is Investing? appeared first on investazor.com.
Oil Rigs:
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A few comments from Steven Kopits of Princeton Energy Advisors LLC on June 23, 2017:• Total US oil rigs were up 11 to 756• Horizontal oil rigs were up a whopping 12 to 648• Goodness knows the underlying dynamics, but apparently the rig operators have not received the oil price crash memo. Click on graph for larger image.CR note: This graph shows the US horizontal rig count by basin.Graph and comments Courtesy of Steven Kopits of Princeton Energy Advisors LLC.