Opinion: Making money off politics isn't new – it was business as usual in the Gilded Age – Times Record

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OP-ED: Why I'm Visiting the Border – Afro American

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/proxy/ev3UakLOlI-k_YtVyYDZ6asT6XMigDje7aqtiGoU0MImW98G47KDpOOd-ZLN0byDWtX8qoPks5pspcdkIVyl7-ZxB6YNl-pwrbTDWjtxW0Pv0ofhuov_iITG2h81LbM=-w150-h150-c By Derrick Johnson, NAACP President and CEO As I ventured to the southern border near Laredo, Texas, I could not help but think about the tragic shootings in El Paso and Dayton, which are stark reminders of the dangers that plague our communities under the resurgence of white nationalism, domestic terrorism, intolerance and racial …

Matt Stamp: The race to buy UK wealth management tech specialists is heating up – www.professionaladviser.com

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/proxy/SXniBlLCMIBV5glsKHMsiXGsPr2kL-14bvaVz2ZGzOx9hOiLCGQBFv-ZfPmHhr8gVnVv1BdPyEcMvHucE7dT4Smt7HixuA0j5VVCMUK-Mlh19NfhHQEykl4NUsMzr9zOk2-RaNZgxp-xwpQ6Wl4fJaOPfJyPue2ctdHjZrjA=-w150-h150-c Matt Stamp: “For many, the only way to acquire the specialist knowledge and intellectual property required to compete successfully in the UK is through acquisition.” Scale through consolidation has become another way for UK wealth managers to maintain the digital pace, explains Matt Stamp, generating larger budgets for acquiring the technology critical to the …

Soft Tissue Allografts Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast, 2019 – 2027 – Yahoo Finance

NEW YORK, Aug. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Soft Tissue Allografts Market Will technology alone provide answers to all the questions troubling players in the soft tissue allografts market? From the looks of it, one would be tempted to say ‘yes’.Despite falling under healthcare, technology is not the only answer to sustenance in the growing soft …

Aug 14, 2019 – Mader & Shannon Wealth Management, Inc. Buys iShares 1-3 Year Treasury Bond ETF, Comcast Corp, Realty Income Corp, Sells Vanguard S&P 500 ETF, UnitedHealth Group Inc, SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust – GuruFocus.com

Kansas City, MO, based Investment company Mader & Shannon Wealth Management, Inc. (Current Portfolio) buys iShares 1-3 Year Treasury Bond ETF, Comcast Corp, Realty Income Corp, Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Inc, Invesco S&P 500 Equal Weight ETF, sells Vanguard S&P 500 ETF, UnitedHealth Group Inc, SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust during the 3-months ended 2019Q2, according …

S&P 500 and Nasdaq's Near-Term Trends Are Neutral, But Dow-30 Looks Negative – TheStreet.com

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/proxy/NhWX5Z1nuDKw9afClI4esFHam5Stu386a0h6rO2RDTG9zYtzYvgl_zdrfRx48nuyXGOpS4kzYoLdI29Jwe0Y4xjSwFVtXkcbHg_00_zRg1g-7UE3lS4FeOJ6XZDMtBcC3Q=-w150-h150-cIt’s a tough day this Wednesday on Wall Street. What do the charts tell us? Well, all of the major equity indexes closed higher Tuesday, with positive internals on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq as overall trading volumes rose from Monday’s session. While the market’s major indexes showed some nice gains, none …

U.S. crude stocks up unexpectedly in most recent week – EIA – Reuters Africa

Aug 14 (Reuters) – U.S. crude stocks rose last week as refineries cut output, while gasoline stocks decreased and distillate inventories fell, the Energy Information Administration said on Wednesday. Crude inventories rose by 1.6 million barrels in the week to August 9, compared with analysts’ expectations for a decrease of 2.8 million barrels. Crude stocks …

Markets slump as recession warning lights start to blink — live updates – The Telegraph

Major indicator suggests United States is heading for recession German economy shrank 0.1pc in the first quarter as trade fears weighed on exports European stocks tumble as slowdown fears take hold Analysis: The four reasons Germany is plunging towards recession European and US markets slumped after new data shows Germany’s economy shrank in the second quarter, …