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Clinton VP Finalists had to turn over every password for every social media account for every member of family...

Clinton VP Finalists had to turn over every password for every social media account for every member of family...(Third column, 4th story, link) ...



Bloomberg Will Endorse Clinton

“Michael Bloomberg, who bypassed his own run for the presidency this election cycle, will endorse Hillary Clinton in a prime-time address at the Democratic convention and make the case for Mrs. Clinton as the best choice for moderate voters in...



China's "unprecedented" credit growth a risk for global credit (1656664)

China's economy grew 6.7 percent in the first half of the year, unchanged from the first quarter. Unfortunately, this has come at the expense of even more debt in the economy. From Reuters: As China's economy notches up another quarter of...



Is China Stealing Jobs? It May Be Losing Them, Instead

With a slowing domestic economy, rising costs and stiffer foreign competition, China’s laborers are losing jobs, including to the United...



Republican Convention Falls Short of TV Ratings Expectations

Television producers grumbled throughout the week about the less-than-ideal spectacle, with relatively unknown speakers appearing in the prime 10 p.m....



New iPhone 7 details: Deutsche Bank

Deutsche Bank just detailed what to expect for the new iPhone...



Roger Ailes Is Out as Head of Fox News

Mr. Ailes, who had run the cable network since its inception, was cut loose after a sexual harassment suit filed by Gretchen Carson, a former Fox...



Why Social Data Are Transformational

To gain competitive advantage, successful marketers must use all of their data to learn faster and act smarter than ever before. However, not all data are created equal. Where should marketers invest to yield high-quality data that they can translate...



Pokemon Among the Top Watched Shows On Netflix

On Netflix, Pokémon TV shows have become one of the most watched titles after the release of Pokémon Go mobile game, which has taken the world by storm, told a spokesperson for the steaming service to CNBC on Thursday. The streaming giant...



Common Sense: Pointing a Finger at the Fed in the Lehman Disaster

A respected economist argues that the Federal Reserve could have saved the financial firm from its chaotic collapse eight years...



This Is What A Year On Earth Looks Like

If you’ve ever wondered what the sunlit world looks like over the course of a year from one million miles away, then good news: NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center released a video to YouTube on Wednesday that speeds through an entire...



Manufacturing Activity Fell Slightly in July

July 21, 2016 — Manufacturing activity in the region fell slightly in July, according to firms responding to this month’s Manufacturing Business Outlook Survey. The diffusion index of current activity fell from 4.7 in June to -2.9 this...



The government is suing to stop two colossal health insurance mergers

The Department of Justice has officially brought a lawsuit to stop the merger of four health insurance giants, according to CNBC. The DOJ filed suits to block the mergers of Anthem and Cigna as well as Aetna and Humana. The combined value of the deals...



Netflix analyst: I'm still bullish

Despite a dismal quarter and huge share slide, BTIG's Rich Greenfield says Netflix still has plenty of...



YouTube, Vine Personalities Getting Paid for Facebook Live Videos, Too (Report)

Payments for Facebook Live videos aren’t limited to household names anymore, as creators who have carved niches on YouTube, Vine and elsewhere on the web are in on the action. Deepa Seetharaman and Steven Perlberg of The Wall...



Birkenstock will pull its shoes from Amazon over counterfeit sellers

Birkenstock has a message for customers shopping on Amazon: "BUYER BEWARE." Fed up with counterfeit products and unauthorized sellers, the iconic sandal retailer is planning to remove its merchandise from the e-commerce giant beginning January...



REPORT: A big-name HSBC trader just got arrested

The global head of foreign exchange cash trading at HSBC was arrested at John F. Kennedy International airport on Tuesday morning, according to Tom Schoenberg at Bloomberg. Mark Johnson is set to appear in federal court in Brooklyn later today,...



Churning Over China

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Morning News: July 20, 2016

U.S. Targets $1 Billion in Assets in Malaysian Embezzlement Case Justice Dept. Will Seek to Block Two Health Insurance Mergers Roger Ailes is Negotiating His Departure as Chairman of Fox News Pimco’s New Turnaround Man: Manny Roman For Berkshire...



5 TV Characters Who Should Have Been Killed Off

Hannibal | Source: NBC The past few years have seen new highs for television deaths: HBO’s gloriously gaudy swords and dragons-cum-softcore porn Game of Thrones, and the far less watched NBC horror-drama Hannibal have...



Cramer: The word that took down Netflix

Jim Cramer was left dazed and confused after listening to Netflix's conference...



Trashing Tumblr

So Scott Galloway thinks Tumblr was nothing more than a “porn site.” I think that is a ridiculous comment coming from someone who says ridiculous things. Tumblr was, and still is, a vibrant social media platform. Just talk to the tens...



US entrepreneurship dips in 2015

Overall rates of entrepreneurship declined last year, according to new data from Babson College’s Global Entrepreneurship Monitor 2015 U.S....



TURKEY SEIZES OVER 2,250 INSTITUTIONS IN POST-COUP CRACKDOWN...

TURKEY SEIZES OVER 2,250 INSTITUTIONS IN POST-COUP CRACKDOWN...(Third column, 11th story, link) ...



Markets mixed but US stocks are "only game in town" (1655198)

Markets were mixed on Tuesday. The S&P 500 fell 0.1 percent but the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.1 percent, its eighth consecutive gain and its sixth consecutive record close. Elsewhere, the STOXX Europe 600 fell 0.4 percent but the Nikkei 225...



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YouTube, Vine Personalities Getting Paid for Facebook Live Videos, Too (Report)

Payments for Facebook Live videos aren’t limited to household names anymore, as creators who have carved niches on YouTube, Vine and elsewhere on the web are in on the action. Deepa Seetharaman and Steven Perlberg of The Wall...



Kelly Says Ailes Sexually Harassed Her Too

Megyn Kelly has told investigators that Fox News chief Roger Ailes “made unwanted sexual advances toward her about ten years ago when she was a young correspondent at Fox,” Gabriel Sherman reports. “Kelly, according to the...



Ruth Ginsburg's Victory Lap

The Justice dances on the conservative Court’s political...



Apple Inc. Falling Stock Price Holds Back S&P 500’s Record High

Had Apple Inc. not fallen so deeply from its own all-time high, the S&P 500’s multiple record highs on Wall Street would not have taken so long. After more than a year-long wait, the S&P 500’s multiple set record highs this...



ANOTHER Self-Driving Car Crash...

ANOTHER Self-Driving Car Crash...(Third column, 8th story, link)Related stories:TESLA waited nine days to report crash...Jack Ma plans to take drivers out... ...



China's "unprecedented" credit growth a risk for global credit (1656664)

China's economy grew 6.7 percent in the first half of the year, unchanged from the first quarter. Unfortunately, this has come at the expense of even more debt in the economy. From Reuters: As China's economy notches up another quarter of...



The Dow And The S&P 500 Soar To Brand New All-Time Record Highs – How Is This Possible?

The Dow and the S&P 500 both closed at all-time record highs on Tuesday, and that is very good news.  You might think that is an odd statement coming from the publisher of The Economic Collapse Blog, but the truth is that I am not at all...



NFL: 3 Teams That Could Start the 2016 Season 10-0

Going 10-0 is an accomplishment that, if we’re being honest, is one step below impossible. Sure, it’ll happen from time to time, but if we’re honest, you aren’t going to see it happen every single season. The...



Further reading

Elsewhere on Monday, - Gavyn Davies: “global growth seems firm enough to shrug off the Brexit risk, provided that it is confined mainly to the UK and its direct trading relationships.” - Krugman on trade, jobs, Trump and China. And...



Ryan Says Trump Will Try to Change

Speaker Paul Ryan told NPR that he thinks Donald Trump will try to change. Said Ryan: “I just think improving temperament and inclusive rhetoric, and an agenda that invites people into our party, is something that I think anybody going from a...