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A ‘single client’ is blowing a hole through Wall Street bank earnings

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A single company has been blowing a hole through Wall Street bank earnings. The “single client” has reappeared in the fourth-quarter announcements of major banks as the culprit for hundreds of millions in unexpected, one-time losses. While other banks were publicly mum, JPMorgan and Goldman Sachs identified the culprit: Steinhoff International, a South Africa-based retailer […]

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A startup that provides coaching for tech workers reveals the best thing managers can do to keep millennials from quitting

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Millennials change jobs more frequently than previous generations. They might quit because they feel their work doesn’t have meaning. A manager can keep millennial workers from leaving by setting clear goals and assigning tasks that show an understanding of what drives them. Millennials have a reputation as the “job-hopping” generation. In 2016, a Gallup poll […]

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Homeschooling could be the smartest way to teach kids in the 21st century — here are 5 reasons why

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Homeschooling isn’t what it used to be. What largely started in the 1980s and ’90s as a way for Catholic parents to infuse religion into their kids’ education now has more mainstream appeal. Homeschooled kids have the same access to online learning, friendships, and extracurricular activities as the typical public school student — but without […]

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‘SNL’ takes on Trump’s Stormy Daniels scandal and his ‘100% accurate health assessment’

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“Saturday Night Live” took on President Donald Trump’s Stormy Daniels scandal this week. The cast also addressed Trump’s medical report and the government shutdown. Jessica Chastain was the host and Troye Sivan was the musical guest. On the one-year anniversary of his presidency, “Saturday Night Live” took on recent reports that President Donald Trump had […]

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Bank of America beats earnings expectations (BAC)

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Bank of America Merrill Lynch released results from its fourth quarter Wednesday, beating expectations with adjusted earnings of $0.47 a share. Wall Street analysts were expecting the firm to report adjusted earnings of $0.45 a share. Like the other big banks, Bank of America took a hit from the recently enacted tax law, writing down […]

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The star of HBO’s ‘Divorce’ says he prefers working with women to men because you don’t get into the ‘macho bulls–t’

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In an interview with Business Insider, “Divorce” star Thomas Haden Church opened up about working on a more diverse set. HBO, and his co-star Sarah Jessica Parker, made sure that the set on season two of “Divorce” was more diverse than the first, including more episodes directed by women. Church said he prefers working with […]

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DEUTSCHE BANK: Correlation between bitcoin and Wall Street’s ‘Fear Index’ is increasing ‘dramatically’

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Cryptocurrencies are increasingly correlated with the CBOE Volatility Index, better known as Wall Street’s “Fear Index.” That’s according to a note from global financial strategist Masao Muraki and his team at Deutsche Bank. The correlation relates to the fact that a low volatility environment encourages investors to move into riskier assets, like cryptocurrencies, to achieve […]

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Stem Cells Used to Repair Worn Out Cartilage

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Rough estimates say about 2 of every 100 people around the world have or need replacement joints. Now, some Polish doctors are using stem cell technology to rebuild worn out cartilage, instead of replacing it with metal. VOA’s Kevin Enochs reports. read more >>> Source:: VOANews.Com

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White House photographers took thousands of photos during Trump’s first year in office — here are the top 40

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President Donald Trump’s first year in office is drawing to a close, and White House photographers have documented just about every day in thousands of photos. From Trump’s first 100 days, to top-level meetings with cabinet members and foreign dignitaries, the photographers employed by the White House were given access to capture defining moments of […]