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July 15th, 2017 - 8:10 am § in Misc.

THE Ave Challenge: Who said?

“To put it succinctly, I think that preserving the environment is incompatible with the policies of the WTO, which are apparently designed to allow rich nations to flood the world with their merchandise with no restrictions whatsoever and to wipe out the industrial and agricultural development[...]

October 14th, 2015 - 11:27 am § in Misc.

Capitalism CAN Do Good!

Student Buys Google.com On A Whim. What Happens Next Is Pretty Great All’s well that ends well. Damon BeresTech Editor, The Huffington Post Posted: 10/12/2015 02:29 PM EDT | Edited: 10/13/2015 04:42 PM EDT What would you do if you owned the most powerful website on Earth? Sanmay Ved, a student[...]

April 27th, 2015 - 8:09 am § in Misc.

CHINA: The Chinese Dream

  Record sales of Xi’s book mirror appeal of Chinese Dream A compilation of selected remarks by Chinese President Xi Jinping on comprehensively advancing the rule of law has been published.[...]

March 6th, 2015 - 3:02 pm § in Misc.

Stocks plunge on strong hiring

The Dow Jones Industrial Index, the most widely-watched stock market indicator, plunged by 278 points today, after the Labor Department’s February jobs report showed unexpectedly strong job creation, with nearly 300,000 workers hired last month. Why are investors reacting perversely to a stren[...]

July 28th, 2014 - 11:57 am § in Misc.

Anyone Want to Bet No One gets Their Share of $50,000,000,000?

Shareholders of  Yukos Oil Win $50 Billion Lawsuit Against Putin’s Russia   Former Yukos CEO Mikhail Khodorkovsky, left, and his co-defendant Platon Lebedev, right, stand behind a glass wall at a court in Moscow, Russia, Monday, Nov. 1, 2010. Khodorkovsky, 47, was Russia’s richest man [...]

May 30th, 2012 - 8:44 am § in Hypocrisy, Misc.

APPLESAUCE: Zuckerberg Zucks

Zuckerberg drops off world’s 40 richest billionaires list post Facebook shares freefall Submitted by Jamie Williamsonon Wed, 05/30/2012 – 09:27 Washington, May 30 : Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg has dropped off Bloomberg”s list of the richest 40 billionaires in the world after hi[...]

May 22nd, 2012 - 6:57 am § in Misc.

BREAKING NEWS: Is FACEBOOK Worth More Than a Pet Rock?

UPDATE: Facebook falls another 9%! Published on: May 21, 2012 @ 23:57 “a fair price for Facebook might be between $16-$24.” Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/what-is-facebook-worth-2012-5?op=1#ixzz1vZyHcEJz[...]

May 21st, 2012 - 8:36 am § in Misc.

FACEBOOK stock plummets

Adam Smith taught us that capital, not money, created the wealth of nations.  Capital was the stuff people use to build new factories or plow new ground.  Today’s stock market has changed all that.  Capital now deal with the ephemeral … “Likes” have replaced ears of corn a[...]

August 19th, 2011 - 6:23 am § in Misc.

Where is the money?

Top 20 cash-rich American companies Washington, Aug 8 – Here is the Standard and Poor’s list of top 20 US companies sitting on $1.4 trillion in cash, even as the debt-ridden world’s largest economy had to face an embarassing ratings downgrade last week: 1. Citigroup $526 billion 2.[...]

December 30th, 2010 - 9:40 am § in America, Misc.

History: Excel

Without fanfare, 2010 marked the 25th anniversary of Microsoft Excel. Thomas E. Weber tracks down the program’s developer and discovers how it almost didn’t make it into stores—and the big idea Bill Gates lost forever.  read more[...]