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News Roundup & Open Thread for Friday, Feb. 23, 2018

Trump’s quiet campaign to bring back pre-existing conditions: Trump administration is quietly taking regulatory steps to make it easier easier for insurance companies to sell plans that exclude patients with preexisting conditions or don’t cover basic services like maternity care, mental...Read more

We Call BS On 'Community' Banks

Mike's colleague and BFF Lauren Windsor joins The Politics Guy to talk about her most recent reporting on a Senate bill to deregulate Wall Street. Because we TOTALLY need another financial crisis...

Republican governor indicted in intensifying sex scandal

Once a governor is criminally accused of blackmailing his mistress, his career trajectory is probably headed in the wrong direction. Just ask Eric Greitens.

Teacher Bonuses for Guns But Not Education

When Governor Scott Walker signed Act 10 in Wisconsin he followed the lead of several other Republican states in removing the incentives for teachers to pursue advanced certifications and degrees. With one swipe of his pen he removed the pay scale adjustments for teachers who went the extra yard and gained certifications or advanced degrees. Show More Summary

Using probability to predict the stock market

The teacher asked, “How long does it take for a car moving at 100 km/hr to travel a distance of 100 km?”. The student promptly…

Day Trading and Human behavior

In The importance of understanding probability in trading, we have seen how human behavior plays a very important role in trading. We have also seen why understanding…

Read before jumping into the Gold Market

Read before jumping into the Gold Market Are you looking to jump into the gold market? Have you been thinking about making a lot of…

How Democracy in America Can Survive Donald Trump

A lexis de Tocqueville observed in 1835 that “the greatness of America lies not in being more enlightened than any other nation, but rather in her ability to repair her faults.” Tocqueville’s observation, broadly accurate over the past...Show More Summary

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