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  • An old Wall Street money manager with $500 billion is moving to Nashville from Manhattan to save money

    AllianceBernstein will relocate about 1,050 jobs beginning later this year, according to an SEC filing.

  • "But to forgive Kim, Trump, and Putin on these grounds would be sexist, and this is not a gender issue. Rather, the issue is the existence of the weapons themselves." Weapons of male destruction.

    As an advocate for the abolition of nuclear weapons, I don’t have the luxury of mincing words. There are an estimated 15,000 nuclear warheads scattered around the world, and eliminating them means speaking truth—and often hard truths—to power. In that spirit, let me be unequivocal: Today’s leaders are too emotionally unstable to be trusted with the world’s nuclear stockpile.
  • Other People’s Money

    What will Jeff Bezos do with his fortune? The Amazon chief has amassed around $130 billion, and there’s really no practical way to spend more than a fraction of it. “The only way that I can see to deploy this much financial resource is by converting my Amazon winnings into space travel,” Bezos said in a recent interview. By “space travel” he means space tourism and space colonies—“millions” of earthlings living and working in space.

    The Weekly Standard
  • How to secure your money through divorce

    With one in three marriages ending in divorce, it's no surprise that many couples are finding themselves in financial strife in the years after the breakdown of the relationship.

    Mail Online
  • Brickbat: A Flood of Money

    New Orleans resident Laney Stockstill woke to find on her phone an overdraft notice from her bank. The Sewerage & Water Board had attempted to withdraw $31,679 from her account. The agency claimed she'd used 26 million gallons of water the previous month. She's just one of numerous customers who say the agency bills them not only for more water than they used but for amounts of water well above what anyone would reasonably use. The agency blames computer software and a lack of meter readers...
  • The Issue Is Liberty, Not Gambling

    The Supreme Court says Congress can’t command state legislatures.

  • Brickbat: Raining Money

    Nashville officials spent $7.4 million in federal funds that were supposed to go to victims of the 2010 flood to design a downtown concert venue. At least two members of the City Council at the time say they were unaware of that decision, and a local TV station reports the project was not mentioned in the "action plan" council members voted on nor in the analysis prepared for them. Instead, it was listed as "civic open space with improvements" in that plan.
  • Not doors, not Ritalin. The issue is guns.

    The attempts to avoid discussing guns in the wake of the Santa Fe High School shooting would be laughable if the results weren’t so tragic.
  • Detainee on-travelling not an issue: NZ

    Australia is free to stop any detained asylum seekers relocated to New Zealand from hopping over the Tasman, New Zealand's immigration minister...

    Mail Online
  • Polleit: Gold Should Be Viewed As Money

    Authored by Thorstein Polleit via The Mises Institute, On May 4 and 5, 2018, Warren E. Buffett (born 1930) and Charles T. Munger (born 1924), both already legends during their lifetime, held the annual shareholders’ meeting of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Approximately 42,000 visitors gathered in Omaha, Nebraska, to attend the star investors’ Q&A session. Peoples’ enthusiasm is understandable: From 1965 to 2017, Buffett’s Berkshire share achieved an annual average return of 20.9 percent (after...

    Zero Hedge
  • ‘Drug money flowed during polls’

    Police are investigating reports that drug money flowed during last Monday’s barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections. by Non Alquitran
  • A bombshell breach of security issues

    The admonition "do not brag" likely will not be found in any intelligence manual. But strictures on revealing "sources and methods," as well as common sense, dictate that certain matters are not discussed in public. The obvious drawback to such disclosures — be they deliberate or accident — is that ...
  • A statement on the quo warranto issue

    Brother Jose Mari Jimenez, FSC is the auxiliary visitor to the Philippines, a title which makes him the de facto head of the Congregation of La Salle Brothers in the Philippines and all the Lasallian institutions in the Philippines which include DLSU-Manila, De La Salle College of St. Benilde, DLSU- Lipa, DLSU-Dasmariñas, DLSU-Araneta (Caloocan), USLS -Bacolod, La Salle-Ozamis, La Salle-Greenhills, La Salle-Antipolo, La Salle-Zobel, St. Joseph’s-Bacolod, Br Hilario-Bataan. by Elfren S. Cruz
  • On Marriage and Money: A CFP's Perspective

    While wedding planning is a time for picking flowers, colors and cake flavors, there are some more important things you should be discussing. A newly engaged financial adviser details how to handle those tough conversations.
  • Dent: McCain issue is 'unsettling'

    Retiring Congressman Charlie Dent (R-Penn.) responds to the news that White House aide remarks regarding Sen. John McCain, and Sec. Nielsen's near resignation.

    NBC News

    The most recent polls have shown that as many as 70 percent of Americans support stricter gun control laws.

    Mail Online
  • Single? In an Emergency, Who Is Safeguarding Your Money?

    You need a backup. And here are the five steps you should take to help that person be ready in case something does happen.
  • Where is the money from Essential Consultants LLC?

    Michael Cohen allegedly charged companies for access to the White House. NBC News Legal Analyst Danny Cevallos asks, "Where did that money go?"

    NBC News