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More Thoughts on Concentrated Index Risk.

Source: JPM Chase “Stop trying to put 10 pounds of shit in a 5 pound bag.” I had an editor who was very fond of telling me that. It was his way of suggesting I keep my columns short and tightly focused on one big issue. Unlike blogging, where digressions can turn into tangents…
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Published by The Big Picture at August 20, 2020 9:18 am.

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Honduras Unable to Curb Rising Violence Inside Prisons.

Honduras Unable to Curb Rising Violence Inside Prisons
Three prison massacres recorded so far this year in Honduras have put a spotlight on the near absolute control that criminal groups wield inside and outside of the country’s maximum security prisons.
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Published by InSight Crime at August 20, 2020 9:15 am.

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The electricity sector according to AMLO (II)

The president says that a balance of 54-46 must be maintained in percentages of public and private generation. There is no theoretical basis to impose that number, but it seems to be the proportion of public-private contributions of electricity to the grid that there was when it took office.

Published by Nexos at August 20, 2020 7:00 am.

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How the Lead Paint and Gas Industries Got Away with It.

We have known for thousands of years that lead can be toxic and for more than a century that children could be poisoned by lead ...

Published by NutritionFacts.org at August 20, 2020 7:00 am.

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10 Thursday AM Reads.

My morning train WFH reads: • Stock Market’s Big Winners: It’s All About the Cloud: As the Covid-19 disruptions show, prosperity depends on dealing with customers, suppliers and just about everyone online. (Bloomberg) • What Happens When Stocks Make New Highs? If you’re not a short-term trader, then you’ll see that all-time highs are nothing…
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Published by The Big Picture at August 20, 2020 5:45 am.

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Coronavirus Dashboard August 20, 2020.

Latest Changes: SMA: 5 new cases, 68 active confirmed cases. GTO: 23 new deaths, 313 new cases. MEX: 707 new deaths. SMA: 21 deaths, 336 confirmed, 22 suspected, 247 recovered. SMA: 21 deaths, 331 confirmed, 24 suspected, 234 recovered (yesterday). It is very likely there are additional active...

Published by San Miguel FAQ at August 20, 2020 3:01 am.

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California Legal Pot Industry Heats Up, Cannabis Tax Revenues Soar, But Black Market Still Bigger.

Growth during the Pandemic. And the state sure needs the money.

Published by Wolf Street at August 19, 2020 11:50 pm.

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Weather Alert – Hurricane Genevieve – U.S. Consulate General Tijuana.

Location: Mexican State of Baja California Sur Event: Mexico issued a Hurricane Watch in Baja California Sur from Los Barriles to Todos Santos. A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for the southern portion of the Baja peninsula from Los Barriles to Puerto Cortes on the west coast. A Tropical Storm Watch is also in ...

Published by U.S. Embassy & Consulates in Mexico at August 19, 2020 4:44 pm.

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The Fed Made Sure the Rich Got Richer During the Pandemic. Why That’s Bad for the Economy.

Over 30 million people lost their jobs while the wealth of America’s 600-plus billionaires ballooned by $434 billion, to $3.4 trillion. Why did this happen?

Published by Wolf Street at August 19, 2020 3:26 pm.

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