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It’s not yet clear whether Coinbase is a legit FANG stock or just another meme

When you divide the economy into two tracks, everyone naturally wants to hop on the track that pays more -- and they're not all going to fit, writes @Noahpinion 

At age 30, 42% of millennials own homes; for gen X that was 48% and for baby boomers 51%

There is no practical, political or moral justification for creating some kind of rule that only roads and bridges should go in an “infrastructure” bill, writes @Noahpinion 

Coinbase might turn out to be less a FANG than a BAT — driven by the self-fulfilling speculative faith that supports Bitcoin, ARK Investment Management and Elon Musk’s Tesla

Europe is heading for another financial crisis if it can’t unite its banking sector

The big lesson of the first 100 days of Brexit is the EU and U.K. must be friendlier to each other

"I’m not suggesting that more RV-ing will magically eliminate our deep national divisions, but I do think it can help soften some of the hardest edges," writes @FSBarry 

Coinbase enthusiasts, take note: When shovels are creating excitement rather than the gold itself, the rush is over, @johnauthers  writes

The EU is about to become a borrower to be reckoned with. @marcusashworth  and @ScouseView  explain why

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People who deactivated Facebook in a study were happier afterward, reporting higher levels of life satisfaction and lower levels of depression and anxiety. That change is equal to about 25-40% of the beneficial effect typically reported for psychotherapy

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In a tour de force of hard won reporting, the New York Times has put numerical clothing on what we’ve known about President Trump for years: He’s a haphazard businessman, human billboard and serial bankruptcy artist

The strategies pursued by South Korea, Vietnam & China are paying off. As of Nov. 1, the cumulative death rate per million is: US U.S.: 696 GB U.K.: 685 FR France: 563 vs. KR South Korea: 9 CN China: 3 VN Vietnam: 0.36 [Chart shows data correct as of Oct. 30]

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Global supply chains are breaking, borders rising within nation-states, stock exchanges are convulsing with fear, and recession looms over the global economy. The coronavirus has disrupted world order

This alarming chart illustrates the poor job the U.S. has done in containing Covid-19 compared to the European Union, a bigger region of independent countries that suffered an earlier outbreak. What is America doing wrong?

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The most misleading cliche about the coronavirus is that it treats us all the same. It doesn’t. It exacerbates preexisting conditions of inequality wherever it goes, and before long, uprisings will be one of the side effects

Let’s take a break from worrying about the apocalypse and celebrate some good news: 👴🏾We're living longer 🍊We're healthier 👧🏼Child mortality is down 💵Poverty is decreasing 📖Literacy is increasing 🔫We're killing each other less

Elon Musk’s endorsement of Dogecoin as “the people’s crypto” — cheered by Gene Simmons and Snoop Dogg — sent Reddit traders stampeding into the Shiba Inu-themed coin. As a result, its price is up around 1,000% year-to-date, eclipsing Bitcoin’s rise

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