Monthly Archives: August 2017

Fearing Contagion, Russia Bails Out Bondholders in its Biggest Bank Collapse Yet

Fearing Contagion, Russia Bails Out Bondholders in its Biggest Bank Collapse Yet | Wolf Street https://wolfstreet.com/2017/08/30/fearing-contagion-russia-bails-out-bondholders-in-its-biggest-bank-collapse-yet/ Re-posted from Wolf Street. Geoff Geoff Comments: Russia has a lot to hide…

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Trump’s Reassuring Hurricane Response

Trump’s Reassuring Hurricane Response – WSJ https://www.wsj.com/articles/trumps-reassuring-hurricane-response-1504045754 Re-posted from WSJ. Geoff Geoff Comments: President Trump never seemed more Presidential as when CEO of the Federal Disaster response and relief program…

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The US Cities with the Biggest Housing Bubbles

The US Cities with the Biggest Housing Bubbles | Wolf Street https://wolfstreet.com/2017/08/29/the-us-cities-with-the-biggest-housing-bubbles/ Re-posted from Wolf Street. Geoff Geoff Comments: As if we did not have enough troubles, the housing bubbles are back…

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Harvey makes landfall again in western Louisiana as rain pummels the Gulf Coast

Harvey makes landfall again in western Louisiana as rain pummels the Gulf Coast – The Washington Post https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/post-nation/wp/2017/08/30/harvey-again-makes-landfall-this-time-as-a-tropical-storm-near-cameron-la/?utm_term=.7d7659d92978 Re-posted from Washington Post. Geoff Geoff Comments: Harvey is the storm that wouldn’t leave, he continues to ravage Eastern Texas and Western … Continue reading

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As Harvey breaks rainfall record, Houston imposes a curfew and death toll climbs to 18

As Harvey breaks rainfall record, Houston imposes a curfew and death toll climbs to 18 – LA Times http://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-texas-harvey-20170829-story.html Re-posted from LATimes. Geoff Geoff Comments: Hurricane Harvey broke the all time record for rainfall in the continental US @ 51.12 … Continue reading

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Harvey’s impact: Up to 30 percent of Harris County, home to Houston, is under water

Harvey’s impact: Up to 30 percent of Harris County, home to Houston, is under water – The Washington Post https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/post-nation/wp/2017/08/29/harvey-takes-aim-at-louisiana-as-trump-plans-to-survey-stricken-texas/?utm_term=.aa36e3011da8 Re-posted from Washington Post. Geoff Geoff Comments: Also all the tunnels connecting buildings in downtown Houston are filled with water, … Continue reading

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Major Trump tax speech reportedly drafted by nationalist White House aide Stephen Miller

Major Trump tax speech reportedly drafted by nationalist White House aide Stephen Miller https://www.cnbc.com/2017/08/29/major-trump-tax-speech-reportedly-drafted-by-nationalist-white-house-aide-stephen-miller.html Re-posted from CNBC. Geoff Geoff Comments: Yes, Stephen Miller is the go-to man for the new tax plan… He knows what to do and how to … Continue reading

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A half-million flooded cars and trucks could be scrapped

A half-million flooded cars and trucks could be scrapped https://www.cnbc.com/2017/08/29/a-half-million-flooded-cars-and-trucks-could-be-scrapped.html Re-posted from CNBC. Geoff Geoff Comments: A boon the the auto and finance industries which were already on the ropes before Hurricane Harvey…

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35 Percent of Americans Are Enrolled in Auto Pay — and It’s News to Them

35 Percent of Americans Are Enrolled in Auto Pay — and It’s News to Them – NBC News https://www.nbcnews.com/business/consumer/35-percent-americans-are-enrolled-auto-pay-it-s-news-n797131?cid=public-rss_20170829 Re-posted from NBC News. Geoff Geoff Comments: Especially be wary when signing up for a free bottle of anything…  

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Where Harvey is hitting hardest, 80 percent lack flood insurance

Where Harvey is hitting hardest, 80 percent lack flood insurance – The Washington Post https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2017/08/29/where-harvey-is-hitting-hardest-four-out-of-five-homeowners-lack-flood-insurance/?utm_term=.164d2346183f Re-posted from Washington Post. Geoff Geoff Comments: This will be a hard lesson to learn, as we know, people will not listen and will forget, … Continue reading

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