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AP analysis finds Democratic voters hold an enthusiasm edge

“The special election voting numbers could signal a change heading into the fall” writes The Associated Press for seattletimes.com. The strongest overall special election turnout during Trump’s presidency came in a suburban Atlanta race that became the most expensive congressional matchup in history.The AP review went beyond percentage totals and compared special election raw vote totals to what Republicans and Democrats received from the same electorates in 2016. Source: seattletimes.com Share This:

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Trump’s oil sanctions may not be enough to take Iranian crude oil off the global market, according to a new report from the Energy Department’s analysis arm.

“Trump’s oil sanctions may not be enough to take Iranian crude oil off the global market, according to a new report from the Energy Department’s analysis arm” reports washingtonexaminer.com. “Uncertainty remains regarding the degree to which the U.S. sanctions will take Iranian crude oil off the market,” the Energy Information Administration said Wednesday, even while predicting that the sanctions would limit Iran’s crude oil production and exports.The sanctions on Iranian oil do not kick in until midnight on November 5. “Price increases in 2018 have been largely driven by unplanned…

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Bitcoin ETF Updates: Shedding Some Light

“While the Bitcoin ETF application of the owners of the Gemini cryptocurrency exchange was met with a definitive disapproval, the community remains enthusiastic as the application that carries the heaviest weight is the one backed by Cboe Global Markets” reports livebitcoinnews.com. Popular cryptocurrency trader and host of CNBC’s Cryptotrader show Ran Neu-Ner shared a list with the applications and their respective statuses. Source: livebitcoinnews.com Share This:

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How computational analysis is teaching us to read in new ways

“Neither will computational modeling replace traditional literary studies; most likely, when the dust settles, it will become a small subfield” writes Dan Sinykin Is for washingtonpost.com. Computational modeling is still new to literary studies, and scholars are just beginning to produce results.At the beginning of MIT’s Introduction to Computational Thinking and Data Science, Professor John Guttag explains that, across disciplines in the sciences this past decade or so, computational modeling has increasingly supplemented or replaced physical labs.It was also only in the past decade or so that computer scientists made…

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LIVE: Intel stock slides on data center miss despite earnings beat

“Despite beating on most metrics in Q2, Intel shares sank more than 5% following its earnings report” writes Becky Peterson for businessinsider.com. Data centers grew 26.9% to $5.55 billion, but analysts were expecting revenue of $5.63 billion, according to Reuters.Intel did not provide any update on the CEO search in its earnings announcement, though executives are likely to be asked about it during the quarterly conference call. Source: businessinsider.com Share This:

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EarthCycle Coin – A Decentralized…

“Earth Nation takes up the cause by releasing on 1st July, 2018, EarthCycle (ECE) Coins on a decentralized platform backed by the exponential growth rate of real-world business revenues” reports livebitcoinnews.com. This market factor in combination with demand stimulated by ECE businesses and ECE voting platform gives the currency the potential for an exponential growth rate without speculation.Industry experts estimate a potential ECE Coin growth rate of over 100 times in the next 20 years based on ECE business profit history and historical market data. Source: livebitcoinnews.com Share This:

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Bitcoin, Litecoin, Ethereum, and Ripple: Price Analysis

“Near term resistance is overhead on the daily chart at $478.26 and support is just below current price at $395.27” reports financemagnates.com. Zooming out on the Daily Ripple chart shows that price is approaching the low for the year in the $0.3996 region.If price were to drop down further it would hit the large daily supply level which supplied the price rally in December 2017. Source: financemagnates.com Share This:

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Former CFTC Chairman Is Bullish on Blockchain

“Gary Gensler, the former Chairman of the Commodity and Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), now lectures about cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology at MIT. The ex-CFTC chair, who fulfilled the role between 2009 and 2014, is reportedly bullish on blockchain-based technology” reports livebitcoinnews.com. On the other hand, Christopher Giancarlo, the current chair of the CFTC, has also expressed his opinion on the matter of cryptocurrencies.However, he also notes that he can’t consider a fast-growing financial technology phenomenon such as the blockchain without having a firm grasp on its associated risks, saying: Apart…

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