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Written In History: The Death Of America"s Hyper-Power Fantasy

Authored by Martin Siff via The Strategic Culture Foundation, In 1987, Paul Kennedy, a British professor of history at Yale University, unleashed a political and intellectual firestorm with the publication of his g.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 9th, 2018

Sen. Tammy Duckworth: How We Can End the Maternal Death Epidemic

America has the highest rate in the developed world of women dying from pregnancy-related complications. My baby girl Maile made history the moment she was born, before she had.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneSep 19th, 2018

Yuan "Death Crosses" As Default Wave Forces Chinese Banks To Raise Capital

According to survey data by Bank of America Merrill Lynch, stretching back to 2009, investors have never been so bearish of Asian bonds in history. Investors see China's .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 12th, 2018

America"s Other Endless War: Battling al-Shabaab in Somalia

The death of Staff Sgt. Alex Conrad puts into sharp relief the cost of America’s long fight against the militant group. It is just one of a series of under-the-radar conflicts, in Africa, South Asia and the Middle East, which have simmered since 9/11......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJan 18th, 2019

MIT and Stanford Professors Are Designing a Cryptocurrency to Top Bitcoin: Unit-e

Some of the brightest minds in America are pooling their brain power to create a cryptocurrency. Some of the brightest minds in America are pooling their brain power to create a cryptocurrency that.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 17th, 2019

10 Austin residential real estate execs rank among nation"s most powerful

The annual Swanepoel Power 200 ranking is a snapshot of who wields influence in residential real estate in the U.S. See which Austinites made the cut this year, alongside the CEOs of companies such as Zillow, HomeServices of America and Redfin......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 16th, 2019

Bank Of America Jumps 5% Following Record Q4 Profit

Shares of Bank of America Corp (NYSE: BAC) gained more than 5 percent Wednesday morning after the bank reported a top-and-bottom-line beat in its fourth-quarter results and recorded its best quarterly profit in history. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJan 16th, 2019

Columbia reaches historical high for nuclear generation

RICHLAND, Wash., Jan. 08, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Columbia Generating Station produced more clean, nuclear energy for the Northwest power grid during 2018 than any other year in its 34-year history. Co.....»»

Category: earningsSource: benzingaJan 8th, 2019

BofA receives first J.D. Power recognition for its website

Bank of America Corp. (NYSE: BAC) is the first to receive J.D. Power and Associates' website certification, awarded to organizations that provide an online experience to reflect what their consumers want. J.D. Power, a marketing and data analytics .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 7th, 2019

This Day In Market History: First American Bank Opens

Each day, Benzinga takes a look back at a notable market-related moment that occurred on this date. What Happened On Jan. 7, 1782, the Bank of North America opened as the United States' first commercial bank. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJan 7th, 2019

‘Dear Boss: I quit.’ What letters like Mattis’s can foretell.

What we can learn from quitters who have gone before — and written the first chapter in new history......»»

Category: topSource: washpostDec 23rd, 2018

"Dear Boss: I quit.’ What letters like Mattis’s can foretell.

What we can learn from quitters who have gone before — and written the first chapter in new history......»»

Category: topSource: washpostDec 22nd, 2018

North America, online sales power Nike"s quarterly results beat

Nike Inc's quarterly results beat Wall Street estimates, boosted by strength in North America where new launches led to higher sale of more full-priced footwear and apparel online, sending its shares up 7 percent on Thursday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 20th, 2018

Market Extra: Apple’s ‘death cross’ is first in 3 years, and the last for FAANG stocks

Apple’s stock chart flashed its first “death cross” in three years on Thursday, and history suggests investors should heed the warning of the bearish technical event......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 20th, 2018

Data Sheet—Why the Middle Class in America Is Under Siege

This is your Data Sheet newsletter for Thursday, December 20, 2018. In April, 2007, I pitched a story to my editors at Fortune about "income inequality in America." The New York Times recently had written a sto.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneDec 20th, 2018

Why America Needs to Realize That China Will Be No. 1

In purchasing-power-parity terms, China’s economy became the world’s largest in about 2013 What a difference two decades makes. In 1997, China's gross domestic product was about 11 percen.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneDec 18th, 2018

How Each State Got Its Name

You can practically glean the history of America in the names of all 50 states. The story of the United States begins in the East and the South and is reflected in the origin of the names of the........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstDec 11th, 2018

Is the SCOTX about to kill punitive damages once and for all?

The Texas Supreme Court heard an important business case this week that legal experts say could result in the restatement of the largest punitive damage verdicts in history or it could be the death of punitive damages in many types of civil disputes.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 5th, 2018

America Needs A New National Strategy

Authored by Charles Hugh Smith via OfTwoMinds blog, A productive national Strategy would systemically decentralize power and capital rather than concentrate both in the hands of a self-serving elit.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 30th, 2018

Netflix: A History Of Death Crosses

Netflix: A History Of Death Crosses.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaNov 26th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: California’s deadliest wildfire finally contained; death toll rises to 85

The deadliest wildfire in California’s history, which killed at least 85 people and destroyed almost 19,000 buildings, was 100% contained Sunday, state fire officials said......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 25th, 2018