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Trump is the most conflicted president in modern US history — and a new report highlights the dangers

Donald Trump is the most conflicted president in modern US history. He handpicked his daughter and son-in-law as leading advisers, is the only modern-day president to have never released his tax returns, and continues to profit from multi-national businesses bearing his name. Show More Summary

This is why older Americans are happier than others

Though you'd never guess it from our youth-centric culture, older Americans are actually happier than younger folks. Americans 55 and older eat more fresh produce, smoke less, and have less worry and stress than their younger counterparts, a Gallup Survey [1] found. Show More Summary

Exxon Fined $2M for Sanctions Breach Under Tillerson

Exxon Mobil Corp. must pay a $2 million fine for showing "reckless disregard" for US sanctions on Russia while Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was the oil giant's CEO, the Treasury Department said Thursday. Exxon sued the US government to stop the fine. The Treasury said that Exxon violated sanctions...

Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington commits suicide in Palos Verdes Estates

A housekeeper reportedly discovered Bennington’s body shortly before 9 a.m., Palos Verdes Estates police Capt. Mark Velez said.

Bank of America Pulls Ripcord on Chinese Conglomerate HNA (SIGN OF PEAK?)

Bank of America's decision to pull out of any deals with HNA shows the concerns other US and European banks must have as well, and that they too might be getting second thoughts about the risks of doing business with Chinese conglomerates,...Show More Summary

Comic-Con 2017: Best of the Convention Hall floor

San Diego Comic-Con opened its floor for preview night Wednesday revealing rows upon rows of oddities, art and swag. But how does one distinguish between the treasures and the trash? Is it worth sacrificing an hour of your life just to stand inside a giant pineapple from the animated series “SpongeBob...

GOLDMAN SACHS: There's still a killing to be made this earnings season

Earnings season has the potential to be more lucrative than ever for stock traders, yet investors still haven't caught on. In recent quarters, reporting companies have seen their shares move four times more than the normal daily average,...Show More Summary

Kremlin Slams "Schizophrenic" Report Of "Secret" Putin-Trump Meeting

The Kremlin responded to media reports that President Donald Trump held a second “secret” meeting with Vladimir Putin at the G20 summit, saying it has prompted “astonishment” in Moscow and displays a “lack of understanding” while confirming the two did chat informally over dinner. Show More Summary

Sen. John McCain Diagnosed With Brain Cancer

Sen. John McCain has been diagnosed with brain cancer. Doctors at the Mayo Clinic told CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta on Wednesday that the discovery was made when the 80-year-old McCain was in surgery to remove a blood … More » The post Sen. John McCain Diagnosed With Brain Cancer appeared first on EveryJoe.

Repealing Obamacare Without Replacing It Is a Horrendous Idea, CBO Gently Reminds Republicans

After the Republican health care bill collapsed Monday night beneath the weight of the party's ideological incoherence, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced a plan B. He would revive the bill to simply repeal most of Obamacare that the GOP Congress passed in 2015. Show More Summary

Elon Musk downplays expectations for giant rocket's first flight

SpaceX Chief Executive Elon Musk on Wednesday downplayed expectations for the upcoming demonstration flight of the company’s giant Falcon Heavy rocket, saying there was a “good chance” the vehicle would not make it to orbit in its first launch. Musk gave insight into the Falcon Heavy development...

Why Magic Johnson doesn’t think he’s putting too much pressure on Lakers rookie Lonzo Ball

EL SEGUNDO – The smile disappeared from Magic Johnson’s face. The Lakers’ president of basketball operations did not exactly like a reporter depicting him as someone who is prone to hyperbole. “I’m not a hypeman,” Johnson said. “I just tell the truth.” Hence, Johnson refused to hold back when he gushed about Lonzo Ball’s potential […]

Morgan Stanley's results establish a worrying trend for Goldman Sachs (MS, GS)

Morgan Stanley beat Wall Street estimates for second quarter earnings, with the sales and trading business posting a strong quarter. The US bank's $1.24 billion in fixed income trading revenues topped Goldman Sachs' performance. That performance is especially impressive, given Morgan Stanley slashed the size of its fixed-income unit in late 2015. Show More Summary

Elon Musk Nightmare Looms: Army Seeks "Internet-Of-Battlefield Things" With "Self-Aware" Bot Swarms

After warning that "AI is a fundamental risk to the existence of human civilization," the appearance of fully-automated 'robot-killers' brought Elon Musk's apocalyptic vision even close. As he noted, "until people see robots going down...Show More Summary

Reduce Your Student Loan Debt: A Guide To Forgiveness, Discharge, And Refinancing Programs

In our guide to reducing student loan debt, we'll give you three major options and finish with a master list of state-by-state forgiveness programs. Reduce Your Student Loan Debt: A Guide To Forgiveness, Discharge, And Refinancing Programs appeared first on Money Under 30. © Moneyblogs, LLC.

Critical Support Test Challenge for Goldman Sachs GS

Goldman Sachs (GS) reported positive earnings that beat expectations yesterday… yet the stock fell. Shares now face a critical “Make or Break” support challenge at a key confluence level. What is it and what’s the short-term trade from here?  Let’s plan it: As a long-term trader, it still frustrates me to no end to see […]

Morgan Stanley Triumphs: Posts Higher FICC Revenue Than Goldman Sachs

After yesterday's stunning 40% plunge in Goldman's FICC revenue, market watchers and MS shareholders were nervously anticipating the release of today's Morgan Stanley Q2 earnings data. In retrospect, they had no reason to be worried,...Show More Summary

Two ex-Tesla engineers are using an old trick from Elon Musk to build their new startup (TSLA)

Self-driving cars rely on high-definition maps to figure out exactly where they are, even if GPS fails. Tesla collects data from its cars to build these maps for its own Autopilot and self-driving-car efforts. Two former Tesla engineers...Show More Summary

Breaking Beyond Nudge

Breaking Beyond Nudge – Greg B Davies, Centapse The post Breaking Beyond Nudge appeared first on The Big Picture.

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