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What about cashless retailers?

The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on WND Econony Dear Dave, What is your opinion of businesses that no longer accept cash? Heath Dear Heath, Honestly, I think the whole scenario is kind of silly. Businesses that are suddenly into the “no cash” thing lose out on a lot of transactions. […]

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California AG: Employers cooperating with ICE to be prosecuted

The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on WND Econony (NTK Network) California Attorney General Xavier Becerra (D-CA) said during a press conference Thursday that employers in California who cooperate with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) in their rumored upcoming immigration raids would be prosecuted if they cooperate in a manner that […]

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Trump considering big punishment for Chinese

The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on WND Econony (Breitbart) President Donald Trump said Wednesday he is considering a “fine” against China as part of his administration’s probe into China’s alleged theft of intellectual property. The comments, made in an interview with Reuters, appear to signal an increased willingness to take […]

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Dow closes nearly 100 points lower

The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on WND Econony (CNBC) The Dow Jones industrial average fell on Thursday as investors assessed the possibility of the government shutting down at the end of the week. The 30-stock index closed 94 points lower after falling 168.33 points at its session lows. The S&P […]

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Jobless claims lowest in 45 years

The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on WND Econony (Bloomberg) – U.S. filings for unemployment benefits plummeted to the lowest level in almost 45 years in a sign the job market will tighten further in 2018, Labor Department figures showed Thursday. The drop in claims shows that companies are increasingly holding […]

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YouTube announces changes to its monetization policy

The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on WND Econony (Neowin) Following the Logan Paul suicide forest controversy a couple of weeks ago, YouTube has come under fire for improperly vetting its content. While Google severed ties with the popular content creator, it was also reported that the firm would be manually […]

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iMessage ‘text bomb’ will freeze your iPhone

The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on WND Econony (Buzzfeed) A newly discovered security vulnerability can freeze your iPhone, and, in some cases, crash it, if someone sends you a link containing malicious code on iMessage. Software developer Abraham Masri found the bug, called “chaiOS,” and posted it on GitHub Tuesday […]

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Dippin’ Dots ice cream launches new cryogenics company

The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on WND Econony (CNet) I know what you’re thinking, but Dippin’ Dot’s new cryogenics company won’t be offering to turn your mortal remains into tiny frozen beads. The flash-frozen ice cream specialist announced the launch of Dippin’ Dots Cryogenics this week to offer its processes […]

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Researchers: 1 person likely drove Bitcoin from $150 to $1,000

The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on WND Econony (TechCrunch) Researchers Neil Gandal, JT Hamrick, Tyler Moore, and Tali Oberman have written a fascinating paper on Bitcoin price manipulation. Entitled “Price Manipulation in the Bitcoin Ecosystem” and appearing in the recent issue of the Journal of Monetary Economics the paper describes […]

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Turning soybeans into diesel costing us billions

The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on WND Econony (NPR) This year, trucks and other heavy-duty motors in America will burn some 3 billion gallons of diesel fuel that was made from soybean oil. They’re doing it, though, not because it’s cheaper or better, but because they’re required to, by law. […]

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