Disneyland workers live below poverty line, Disney reported $4.423 billion in Net Income

• Around 73% of Disneyland employees admitted they did not make enough money to pay their bills.

• Around 11% of Disneyland employees admitted to being homeless within the last two years.

• Around 13% of Disneyland cast members with young children admitted to being homeless.

• Around 44% of the highest paid Disneyland cast members those who made more than $15 an hour admitted being unable to make ends meet.

• 67% of the Disneyland cast members that had been on the job had been for more than 15 years admitted to being unable to pay their monthly bills.

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Are Drones as an Investment?

The Facebook Bot apparently uses Ethereum blockchain technology to make secure transactions. The ultimate plan for Drone Employee is to create a blockchain platform to operate drones.
Drone Employee demonstrates just how great the potential of the intersection of the blockhain and the Internet of Things (IoT) is. It appears to be one of the first companies actually selling IoT services through the blockchain.

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Will the Oil Gut Kill Chevron and other oil companies?

The danger to companies like Chevron is that oil is slowly becoming a bulk commodity with a low value. Companies will still make money in the oil business but profits will be far lower because prices will be low.

Instead, oil producers like Chevron will be more like miners such as Rio Tinto Plc (NYSE: RIO) with lower share prices and less cash. RIO was trading at $57.82 a share on 14 February 2018 while CVX was trading at $112.14 a share.

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Is Kroger in Trouble?

EG Group has not said if it will continue the Kroger fuel rewards that Kroger convenience stores currently accept. Cutting out the fuel rewards would at the convenience stores would save both companies money.

Eliminating the convenience stores from the program would make it easier for Kroger to shut down the entire rewards points program. A strong possibility is that Kroger will only accept points at its filling stations, or make them just for groceries. Either way, there is a strong possibility that Kroger fuel points might die soon.

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Maduro Wants an OPEC Cryptocurrency?

Venezuela is backing the Petro with around five billion barrels of oil, Al Jazeera reported. An ICO of 38.4 million Petros is scheduled for 20 February 2018. Since the OPEC basket price for oil was $64.83 a barrel on 8 February 2018 – the oil backing the Petro was worth around $324.15 billion on that day.

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Flying Cars Might be for Real

Using electric engines greatly reduces the noise, which is the biggest objection to helicopters. The lithium-ion battery technology that makes electric cars like the Tesla possible can provide enough power for a short-range aircraft. Today’s electric engines are so powerful they can lift and propel an aircraft.

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Tesla Battery Farm made $800,000 in a few days

The farm operated by Tesla and Neoen can make up to $14,000 ($11,353.02) a Kilowatt Hour by selling that electricity back to the grid. That technology proved itself during the week of 15 January when a coal-fired plant went offline. The Powerpacks put out a short burst of electricity that “normalized the grid.

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Will the Price of Oil Collapse in 2018?

America as number one oil producer is only the beginning of OPEC’s nightmare. There’s an even greater threat to it looming on the horizon – oil exports from the People’s Republic of China.

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Venezuela’s Cryptocurrency shows us OPEC is dead

The Petro is described as a “cryptocurrency backed by reserves of Venezuelan wealth – of gold, oil, gas and diamonds.” The hope is to offer an alternative to Venezuela’s worthless currency the Bolivar and provide means of selling oil and borrowing money.

“The Petro digital currency would appear to be an extension of credit to the Venezuelan government (and) could, therefore, expose US persons to legal risk,” a U.S. Treasury press release stated. “(It) is another attempt to prop up the Maduro regime, while further looting the resources of the Venezuelan people.”

The Petro’s value will be based on commodity prices, so it will be far more vulnerable to market speculation than a traditional fiat currency like the Bolivar.

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Is Time Warner Making Money?

This is bad; Time Warner cannot monetize one of the biggest superhero franchises in the universe, while Disney can make money off of junk-pop culture properties. To add the nightmare, owning Fox would give Disney many more properties to exploit; including X-Men, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Deadpool, The Simpsons, and Planet of the Apes.

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