Is Bill Gates right about the Canadian National Railway?

Bill Gates’ most unusual investment; at least from a tech geek’s perspective is the Canadian National Railway (NYSE: CNI). Blomberg

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Next Generation Cryptocurrency Hardware Wallet Ships October 31

The Blue will be manufactured in France by Ledger S.A., the company behind the very popular Nano S and HW.1 hardware wallets already on the market. Information posted on Ledger’s website makes the Blue sound like the Ferrari of hardware wallets. Geeks should note that Ledger has discontinued the HW.1 although you can still buy the device through Amazon.

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The Most Futuristic Trends in International Money Transfers

Similarly, these services are making it easier to transfer money internationally while on the go with least complications and steps involved. Back in the year, 2015 Australians paid three times more in fees by failing to compare the rates whereas today a survey by a Commonwealth Cank found that 2.4 million Australians; approximately 10 percent of the total population, are sending money internationally every year.  

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Sears: the Horror Show Continues

What is most disturbing about the latest closure list is that almost all but one of the Kmart stores are scheduled to close in mid-November before the beginning of the holiday shopping season. Sears has decided to throw in the towel and not even compete for Christmas shoppers this year.

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Chinese Government plans to Scrap Gas and Diesel Vehicles

This move will make China a leader in electric cars and potentially doom the United States to second rate power status.

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Obamacare Architect Admits “Single-Payer Health Insurance” would be Superior

Disturbingly, Baucus’s disgusting legacy lives on in Congress. A September 6 meeting of the U.S. Senate’s Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee was devoted entirely to using increased federal subsidies to health-insurance giants like Anthem (NYSE: ANTM), Health over Profit reported. The option of Single-Payer was only raised by protesters in the audience.

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Trade is a Dead End for Democrats

If Democrats were serious about winning they’d revise A Better Deal to include raising the average Social Security payment to $2,000 a month and throw the trade talk out. The current number is now $1,256.94 a month, which provides a yearly income below the federal poverty line.

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Basic Income can add $2.5 Trillion to US Economy

Paying every citizen in the United States $1,000 a month would grow the economy by 12.56% in eight years, a report from a left-wing think tank called the Roosevelt Institute claims. That would certainly be better than the 1.6% U.S. GDP growth rate reported in 2016.

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How Climate Change will Crash the Real Estate Market

The flight to higher ground will to lead to what Keenan calls “climate change gentrification.” That effect might be temporary because superstorms like Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Harvey might make cities like Miami unlivable ghost towns.

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Has the Incredibly Shrinking Target Turned Around?

After months of dropping, Target’s revenues suddenly displayed a small but noticeable increase of $26 million during Second Quarter 2017. That does not make up for the $4.23 billion revenue drop between July 2015 and April 2017, but it is an improvement.

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