Monthly Archives: February 2018

Yield spike amplifies late cycle squeeze on economy

Starting from a record low of 1.34% in mid-2016, the increase in US 10-year Treasury yields to 2.9% over the past 18 months marks a massive 119% jump–the largest relative increase since 1982.  Extremes breed extremes, and sure enough, as … Continue reading

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Endless student debt subsidies exacting a heavy cost on economy and taxpayers

Education and training are critical for making young people productive, but excessive student debt underwritten by governments have most of all provided massive subsidies to enrich lenders, schools and their administrators. In the end, debt-crippled young people make for poor … Continue reading

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The Current: Psychology and The Good Life

The secret to happiness? Ask this Yale professor (and the 1,200 students taking her class). Laurie Santos started a course at Yale to teach students how to be happy. They responded by signing up in bigger numbers than the elite … Continue reading

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The compound yield of regular exercise

Regular cardio and strength training yield dividends for life. Exercising regularly makes a huge difference to our bodies, inside and out pic.twitter.com/znUMm7davq — Tech Insider (@techinsider) February 17, 2018

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The health benefits of intermittent fasting

How does intermittent fasting work? Here’s what actually happens to your body and brain when you fast. Intermittent fasting has some amazing effects on your brain and body pic.twitter.com/LsjYHak74n — Tech Insider (@techinsider) February 13, 2018

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Democracy foiled by private deals and public censorship

Woman Pulled From Public Hearing While Listing Corporate Donations to Reps https://t.co/h4gsXgvDzf pic.twitter.com/6nejri5MGN — Ben Swann (@BenSwann_) February 13, 2018 See Woman removed from public hearing: “A West Virginia resident and House of Delegates candidate was physically removed from a … Continue reading

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