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“Housing affordability – defined as housing payments divided by income – is at its most stretched since 2008, largely due to tepid wage growth” reports marketwatch.com. In reality, higher mortgage costs made housing less affordable before the housing bubble inflated.Norwegian stocks have been holding up better than other equities thanks in part to the country’s low level of political risk. Source: marketwatch.com Share This:

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Women Across India Show an Increased Appetite…

“What do you think about women in India investing more in Bitcoin than men?” writes Jp Buntinx for livebitcoinnews.com. Recent research by BuyUcoin paints an interesting future regarding Indian cryptocurrency investments.In India, it is very different as women are investing more money in cryptocurrencies compared to their male counterparts.Many smaller calculated investments all contribute to vast amounts of money pouring into Bitcoin.Even so, the vast majority of cryptocurrency investors are still men. Source: livebitcoinnews.com Share This:

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Line Confirms the Singapore Launch of Its First…

“For Japanese messaging giant Line, the launch of a cryptocurrency exchange makes a lot of sense” writes Jp Buntinx for livebitcoinnews.com. Technology giant Line will enter the cryptocurrency ecosystem.This latter step is taken to make cryptocurrency trading more appealing to users all over the world.Japan’s leading messaging service will set up their first crypto trading platform in July of 2018. Source: livebitcoinnews.com Share This:

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E-Cigarette Maker Juul Is Said to Seek $1.2B in Funding

“As of last month, Juul had captured 68 percent of the U.S. e-cigarette market, according to a Nielsen data compiled in a Juul investor presentation viewed by Bloomberg” reports yahoo.com. Since January 2017, cigarettes’ share of the smoking and vaping market has fallen by almost 4 percentage points.Juul Labs Inc., a startup that makes electronic cigarettes, is raising $1.2 billion in a financing round that would value the company at $15 billion, said people familiar with the matter. Source: yahoo.com Share This:

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Mystery investigation could put brake on McLaren’s profits

“Super car manufacturer McLaren has been drawn into a mystery Government investigation that could damage its finances” writes Ben Marlow for telegraph.co.uk. Buried in the McLaren Group’s annual accounts, the business said it had been approached by unnamed “UK government authorities in connection with an ongoing investigation”.McLaren is known for its secrecy, a legacy of protecting its technology in the cut-throat world of F1. Source: telegraph.co.uk Share This:

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MPs and unions hail Tata Steel merger, but demand further investment

“Politicians and unions have hailed the merger of Tata Steel and Thyssenkrupp, the steel giants, but warned sustained investment is needed to safeguard thousands of UK steel jobs” writes Ben Marlow for telegraph.co.uk. Community, the steelworkers union said the deal had the “potential to safeguard jobs and steelmaking for a generation” but would “only succeed with the necessary strategic investments”. Source: telegraph.co.uk Share This:

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U.S. judge bars evidence-sharing with ‘Putin’s chef’ in probe of Russian election interference

“A federal judge has approved a request to tightly control how evidence is shared with a Russian company accused of funding an Internet trolling operation to mislead American voters in the 2016 election” reports washingtonpost.com. Concord denies the allegations, and its attorneys said it was critical that their defense strategy include co-defendant Yevgeniy Viktorovich Prigozhin, a catering magnate known as “Putin’s chef” because of his ties to Russian President Vladi­mir Putin. Source: washingtonpost.com Share This:

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Facebook offers fresh detail about its ties to dozens of outside companies in more than 700 pages of new data turned over to Congress

“Some BlackBerry devices appeared to access several categories of data, including messages” writes Tony Romm for washingtonpost.com. Reports about the sharing of data with device makers sharpened that scrutiny.Before the data sharing was discontinued, Apple, for example, allowed Facebook users to download profile photos for their friends and use them in their iPhone contact lists. Source: washingtonpost.com Share This:

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