11 April 2019, Thursday News

11 April 2019, Thursday

People who believe this about the world are far happier

And that’s true regardless of religion

4/11/2019 11:58:00 PM

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This is how Americans in 1865 found out President Lincoln was assassinated

The telegram, thought lost until recently, was discovered in a Civil War General's estate.

4/11/2019 11:58:00 PM

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American inequality reflects gross incomes as much as taxes

How taxes and transfers affect the distribution of income

I took a risk, I made the investment, I succeed and started a business. I am then punished somewhere between 25 and 40% all on taxes, but please, explain how anyone else on earth is entitled to my hard work.
Income inequality.

4/11/2019 11:57:00 PM

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A $100 bln price tag still in Uber’s driving range

A $100 billion price tag is still in Uber’s driving range. GinaChon rob_cyran

GinaChon rob_cyran Difficult to reconcile this with your colleague edwardhadas 2018 Uber piece. Also, Strebulaev & Gornall in andrewrsorkin article found pre-IPO prices exaggerated by ~ double, indicating at most a start price tag of $50-60B.

4/11/2019 11:55:00 PM

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Auburn gymnast who suffered severe injuries: 'My pain is not your entertainment'

Auburn senior Samantha Cerio said the constant circulation of the clip is affecting her and those close to her.

Unfortunately Samantha Cerio, you don't have a leg to stand on that statement. Yuk Yuk Yuk Yuk Yuk.

4/11/2019 11:53:00 PM

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US will have to wait before trying WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange

The Justice Department doesn’t expect Julian Assange to be brought to the U.S. anytime soon to face the conspiracy charge against him, a DOJ official told ABC News.

4/11/2019 11:53:00 PM

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White House seeks tighter oversight of regulations issued by Fed and other independent agencies

4/11/2019 11:52:00 PM

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Former pizza-chain CEO Herman Cain's appointment to the Federal Reserve looks like it's dead in the water

A fourth Republican senator came out against Trump's pick of Herman Cain for the Federal Reserve Board.

4/11/2019 11:52:00 PM

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‘Lack of enthusiasm’ leaves Herman Cain’s Fed nomination all but dead

Trump’s unconventional pick for the Federal Reserve appears to have no path to Senate confirmation.

4/11/2019 11:52:00 PM

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The earnings picture is about to change, likely for the better, and Jamie Dimon may be a big help

4/11/2019 11:52:00 PM

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