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House votes to block money to bring grizzlies back to North Cascades

“But the recovery effort in the North Cascades is opposed by Rep” writes The Associated Press for seattletimes.com. The federal government would be barred from spending money to move grizzly bears into Washington’s North Cascades in the coming fiscal year, under an amendment approved Thursday by the U.S. House of Representatives.In an April letter to Zinke, Newhouse wrote that the reintroduction plan “threatens the way of life” for his North Central Washington constituents.Dan Newhouse, a Republican from Sunnyside, who inserted in a House appropriations bill the amendment banning federal money…

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Tesla will face first true test of its position in electric vehicle market in 2019, analyst says

“Tesla Inc. will face the first true test of its position in the electric vehicle market in 2019, as competition from legacy car makers, including Jaguar, Porsche, BMW and Mercedes, heats up” writes Ciara Linnane for marketwatch.com. Read: Elon Musk says Tesla shorts will get blown up — he even predicted exactly when “We believe Tesla, as a manufacturer, must show meaningful progress toward margin targets to justify increased capital investments,” said Rusch.And while Chief Executive Elon Musk insists the company will not need to tap the capital markets this…

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Stock market bulls have to admit that the bears might be right

“Fidelity Investments recommends saving twice your income by the age of 35” reports marketwatch.com. There are a lot of risks piling up for stocks, says Jeff Reeves.These people can look the part, seem nice and sound well-informed — but they are dangerous for your money, warns the author of “The Madoffs Among Us.” See full story. Source: marketwatch.com Share This:

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Wyoming may legalize trophy hunting of grizzly bears for the first time in 40 years

“Grizzly bears in the Lower 48 were federally protected in 1975, when only about 136 of the animals remained in and around Yellowstone National Park” writes Karin Brulliard for seattletimes.com. Federal biologists say limited hunting is unlikely to harm the overall grizzly population in the Yellowstone area, and Wyoming officials have described their proposal as conservative. “The question is not whether you hunt grizzly bears or not,” Gov.Matt Mead, a Republican, told C-SPAN earlier this month. “The question is whether grizzly bears have grown enough in terms of population and…

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Stock-market bears look declawed after small caps soar to a record

“The dollar index DXY, +0.18% is up, and bitcoin BTCUSD, +0.12% has been trading around the $8,300 mark” writes Markets Writer for marketwatch.com. So maybe the bears still have their fangs, as futures for the Dow YMM8, -0.12%  , S&P 500 ESM8, -0.18% and Nasdaq-100 NQM8, -0.39% are in the red.Yesterday’s all-time closing high for a key small-cap index RUT, +1.00% has some traders saying “HOW EXCITING” or otherwise sounding bullish.A big issue for bulls is whether more of the stock market will join in the party, he notes. Source: marketwatch.com…

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Bristol announce name change ahead of Premiership return

“Bristol Rugby will be renamed Bristol Bears ahead of their return to the Aviva Premiership next season” writes Sports Staff for independent.co.uk. Owner Steve Lansdown insisted the new name will help Bristol target a “global audience”. “This is an exciting and major commitment to ensuring the future success of the club,” said Lansdown. “In order to succeed in our mission to inspire our community through rugby success, we must make bold changes to ensure we are prepared for the demands of this highly competitive, dynamic environment. “We have to be…

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GBPUSD losing some upside momentum, but bears not really in control yet….

“If you drill to the 5-minute chart below, the price “wander” has taken the price below a lower trend line” reports forexlive.com. On the hourly chart, the price stalled against a topside trend line too.If the price can move below the 100 bar MA (see blue line in the chart below), it could open the downside for more momentum. Source: forexlive.com Share This:

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