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Put Purpose at the Core of Your Strategy

“By putting purpose at the core of strategy, firms can realize three specific benefits: more-unified organizations, more-motivated stakeholders, and a broader positive impact on society” reports hbr.org. Leaders need to constantly assess how purpose can guide strategy, and they need to be willing to adjust or redefine this relationship as conditions change. Source: hbr.org

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Bitcoin Hovers Around $10,130 as Altcoins Suffer Minor Losses

“On Aug. 24, most of the top 20 cryptocurrencies are suffering moderate losses on the day while Bitcoin (BTC) hovers around the $10,130 mark” writes Adrian Zmudzinski for cointelegraph.com. Bitcoin price is currently down by 0.6% on the day, trading at around $10,130 at press time, according to Coin360.XRP is down by about 0.43% over the last 24 hours and is currently trading at around $0.272.Ether (ETH) is holding onto its position as the largest altcoin by its market capitalization, which currently stands at $20.5 billion.At press time, the total…

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Binance Offers Lifetime VIP Membership to KYC Leak Victims

“Major cryptocurrency exchange Binance announced that it will offer a lifetime VIP membership to all its users affected by the recent Know Your Customer (KYC) images leak on the platform” writes Liam Frost for cointelegraph.com. Binance announced the leak on Aug. 7, stating that an unidentified individual threatened the platform and demanded 300 bitcoins (BTC) in exchange for withholding over 10,000 photographs of purported Binance KYC data.The exchange’s security and investigations team is purportedly trying to identify the source of KYC images similar to those leaked by an unidentified hacker.Cryptocurrency…

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“President Trump is making things worse, not better” by continuing to escalate tariffs on China, the organization says.

“Between burning bridges with all of our biggest trading partners and undermining our domestic biofuels industry, President Trump is making things worse, not better” writes Trends Reporter for huffpost.com. He doesn’t understand what farmers are dealing with, and he’s the head of the Department of Agriculture.” Agriculture is hardly the only industry staggered by the escalating trade war. Source: huffpost.com

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The brief echoes a similar one submitted seeking to legalize firing transgender workers based on their gender identity.

“The Trump administration is urging the Supreme Court to use a forthcoming handful of LGBTQ rights cases to legalize firing someone because of their sexual orientation” writes National Reporter for huffpost.com. Last Friday, the Trump administration undertook a similar action in pursuit of legalizing discrimination against transgender workers. Source: huffpost.com

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Starters are mostly set but competition remains for backup spots on MSU’s defense

“And at linebacker, the competition for those key backup spots is still ongoing as Michigan State prepares to wrap up its preseason camp and moves toward a season-opener against Tulsa on Aug. 30” writes Mlive Com for mlive.com. Warinner is a candidate to eventually ascend to the all-important middle linebacker spot in the Spartans’ defense. Source: mlive.com

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Washtenaw County saves mental health services in budget cut recommendations

“The recommendations will go to the Community Mental Health Board, which will then send its budget to the county in early September” writes Mckenna Ross for mlive.com. ANN ARBOR, MI — Several recommendations to balance the 2020 Community Mental Health budget without cutting services were addressed by the Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners at a special meeting Thursday night.Commissioners recommended reducing costs within Community Mental Health administration, modifying the office lease at 110 N. 4th St. in downtown Ann Arbor, using $2 million from the 2017 mental health millage tax…

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JPMorgan Details Next-Gen FX Trading Algos

“JPMorgan elaborates that the strategists behind DNA used reinforcement learning to deliver an algo that has increased logical capacities” writes Victor Golovtchenko for financemagnates.com. The company’s Head of Macro eCommerce Chi Nzelu elaborated that the tool represents an optimization feature which uses simulated data from different market situations and market conditions.The team developing DNA used reinforcement learning to design the tool.JPMorgan is sharing some valuable insights into its approach towards servicing its clients trading the foreign exchange market. Source: financemagnates.com

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