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Bank CEOs Says Robots Can Replace Half of Citigroup and Deutsche Bank Employees

Investment bank CEOs believe machines will take over ‘lower-value tasks’. 50% of employees are at risk.

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Chinese Tariff List Translated, 545 Items: US Farmers and Automakers Clobbered

I ran China's 14-page, 545 item tariff list through a translator.

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Google Ad Revenue Increases, Competitors Drop, After EU's New Privacy Rules

The EU is targeting Google. Preliminary results show one part of the plan has backfired already.

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Debt-to-GDP Ratios Dramatically Understate the Debt Problem

Reader Lars writes Debt-to-GDP ratios understate the true nature of the problem. He uses Greece as an example.

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Housing Peak? Existing Home Sales Drop 2.5%, Down Year-Over-Year Second Month

It's looking increasingly likely that housing has peaked this cycle. Year-over-year sales are down the second month.

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Visualizing Trump's Trade Flip-Flops On Actual Shipping Routes

The bulk carrier RB Eden changed course twice thanks to Trump's trade reversals. A third time may be in the works.

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Germany Accuses Italy of "Debt Blackmail": Hello EU, Time for Reform Expired

For 10 years, the EU and EMU promised reform. None was delivered. Time is Up. Populists have taken control of Italy.

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Economic Recovery in Italy: NY Times vs. Alhambra Investments' Zombification

There's an illusion underway that Italy is in an economic recovery. Close inspection reveals something else.

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