The Taxman Cometh … and He’s Speaking Latin

The Taxman Cometh … and He’s Speaking Latin

The 503-page bill signed into law by President Trump today restructures how (and how much) Americans pay the Taxman. Most of the provisions take effect Jan 1, 2018 … 10 days from now. And, since there’s no provisions for making sure all Americans understand the...

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The Perfect Christmas Gift: Bitcoin?

The Perfect Christmas Gift: Bitcoin?

Think about it. The year is 2010 and you are racking your brain about the perfect gift for your investor friend that “has everything.” You decide against trinkets, gift cards, engraved silver whatevers and wind up purchasing something called Bitcoin, launched into...

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The Digital Currency Industry – Bubble-flavored Bitcoins

The Digital Currency Industry – Bubble-flavored Bitcoins

Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have reached what I’ll call some “legitimacy checkpoints” that have reignited conversation around Bitcoin and whether it’s a smart investment. Believers see cryptocurrencies as a new asset class like stocks or bonds, while skeptics do not see the cryptocurrencies as real money because there’s no reputable way to set value–they aren’t backed by anything like gold (but hey, neither is the U.S. dollar). Leading investors Warren Buffett, Dan Gilbert and other financial veterans recently turned up the volume on their resounding skepticism. Bitcoin bubble

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Federal Scientists Confront Trump on Climate Change

Federal Scientists Confront Trump on Climate Change

Humans are the leading cause of recent rapid climate change, according to the Fourth National Climate Assessment, a report produced to inform policy on energy and climate change. Thirteen Federal Agencies drafted the report using 1,500 studies, which primarily examined climate change since the 1960s, “from the top of the atmosphere to the depths of the oceans,” according to one section of the report

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The Gender Gap and its Cost on the Global Economy

The Gender Gap and its Cost on the Global Economy

Increasing studies are pointing to the gender gap in education and employment and its impact on the global economy. According to OECD, The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, gender based discrimination is pricey, costing the global economy USD 12...

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