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    5 Benefits of Attending Conferences

    You know that you ought to be attending conferences as part of your academic career, but why? Here are five of the top benefits of attending conferences: 1. Get feedback on an e...

    Jul 18, 2017 https://conferencemonkey.org
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    5 Podcasts to Broaden Your Knowledge

    Attending a conference requires more than just expertise in your field – it also requires soft skills like social skills and communication. You'll want to have something to talk ab...

    Jul 15, 2017 https://conferencemonkey.org
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    Can Homeowners Insurance Cover the Cost of Water Damage Repair?

    The need for homeowners insurance is never more painfully obvious than after an emergency situation that causes damage to your home. Water intrusion, no matter how it happens, can ...

    Jul 22, 2017 https://conferencemonkey.org
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    Stakes for Exxon in Sanctions Case Go Far Beyond a $2 Million Fine

    The oil company, punished for violating sanctions against Russia, is fighting a wider threat to its reputation and the possibility of other sanctions to come....

    Jul 22, 2017 https://conferencemonkey.org
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    Game of Thrones: Libertarian Edition

    Warning: spoilers   As HBO’s blockbuster series Game of Thrones returns for its seventh season, Reason offers its own freedom-filled parody. A libertarian paradise north of the wal...

    Jul 22, 2017 https://conferencemonkey.org
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    Stuff The Internet Says On Scalability For July 21st, 2017

    Hey, it's HighScalability time: Afraid of AI? Fire ants have sticky pads so they can form rafts, build towers, cross streams, & order takeout. We can CRISPR these guys to...

    Jul 22, 2017 https://conferencemonkey.org
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    U.S. Moves to Drop Charges Against Ex-Traders in ‘London Whale’ Case

    The plan to dismiss the case against Javier Martin-Artajo and Julien Grout was another blow to the legacy of Preet Bharara, the former United States attorney in Manhattan....

    Jul 22, 2017 https://conferencemonkey.org
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    Bank of America Chooses Dublin as Post-‘Brexit’ European Hub

    The U.S. firm is the latest lender to announce plans for continuing to serve European clients after Britain leaves the European Union....

    Jul 22, 2017 https://conferencemonkey.org
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    Citi Traders Might Regret Taking A ‘Let Them Come Sue Us’ Approach To Lehman Derivatives

    What remains of the failed investment bank wants some of its $2 billion collateral back from Citi....

    Jul 22, 2017 https://conferencemonkey.org
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    The Future Of Basketball Is Vegas

    The very reason that commissioners exist in American professional sports is that, after the Black […]...

    Jul 22, 2017 https://conferencemonkey.org
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    The skinny on how chickens grow feathers and, perhaps, on how humans grow hair

    How do skin cells make regularly spaced hairs in mammals and feathers in birds? Scientists had two opposing theories, but new research at the University of California, Berkeley sur...

    Jul 22, 2017 https://conferencemonkey.org
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    Paul Krugman: Health Care in a Time of Sabotage

    "It’s basically about spite": Health Care in a Time of Sabotage, by Paul Krugman, NY Times: Is Trumpcare finally dead? Even now, it’s hard to be sure, especially given Re...

    Jul 22, 2017 https://conferencemonkey.org
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    Mooch In, Spicer Out

    In case you missed it, Sean “Spicey” Spicer is out and Anthony “The MOOCH” Scaramucci is in (and poor Melissa McCarthy). Many people do not know who Mooch is that well — start with...

    Jul 22, 2017 https://conferencemonkey.org
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    Blackstone and CVC Bid for British Payments Processor Paysafe

    As more people shop online, large businesses and financial companies are looking at buying the companies that process payments....

    Jul 22, 2017 https://conferencemonkey.org
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    The Trump Agenda Will Now Be Communicated Via The M.O.O.C.H. System

    Anthony Scaramucci to be named White House Communications Director because why the fuck not at this point....

    Jul 22, 2017 https://conferencemonkey.org
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    Economic View: When the (Empty) Apartment Next Door Is Owned by an Oligarch

    Foreign money is flowing into neighborhoods in North America. But what does that mean for the neighbors?...

    Jul 21, 2017 https://conferencemonkey.org
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    Usage of Partial Discharge Measurements

    New article by Yasser, one of our members who kindly sent us this article. Enjoy! Throughout the last 4 decades, switchgears development was just obvious at a glance. This electric...

    Jul 22, 2017 https://conferencemonkey.org
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    Random Thoughts on a Summer Friday

    Market Psychology, Short-Selling and Sci-Fi Random observations, thoughts and brain-ticklers as a midsummer weekend approaches. Bloomberg, July 21, 2017     Rather than bury you on...

    Jul 22, 2017 https://conferencemonkey.org
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    Street Scene: Silence Equals Complicity in Workplace Sexism

    As Arianna Huffington showed at Uber, more need to speak up to change a sexist culture, like the one in the Oval Office now....

    Jul 22, 2017 https://conferencemonkey.org
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    Group Proposes 'Atomic Fingerprinting' to Curb Counterfeiting

    A research group at Lancaster University, U.K., has proposed an anti-counterfeiting measure at the molecular level....

    Jul 22, 2017 https://conferencemonkey.org
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    Breakingviews: Private Equity’s Big Bets on Financial Tech

    Blackstone and CVC see an opportunity in their deal for Paysafe, even though half the company’s revenue comes from online gambling and gaming....

    Jul 22, 2017 https://conferencemonkey.org
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    Week In Images

    Our week through the lens: 17-21 July 2017...

    Jul 22, 2017 https://conferencemonkey.org
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    Everybody Else Is Reading This

    Senate Confirms Judge Who Equated Abortion With Slavery How Appealing Trump Admits He Would Obstruct Justice If He Only Knew How Above The Law What Should Providers Look For When C...

    Jul 22, 2017 https://conferencemonkey.org
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    Succinct Summations for the Week Ending 7.21.17

    Succinct Summations for the week ending July 21st, 2017:   Positives: 1. S&P 500, NASDAQ 100, and Russell 2000 each made new all-time highs this week. 2. Leading indicators ros...

    Jul 22, 2017 https://conferencemonkey.org
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    Court Tosses Challenge to Nuke Zero-Emission Credit

    Illinois did not overstep its authority in granting zero-emission credits to two nuclear power plants that had been slated to close. Independent power producers are appealing the r...

    Jul 22, 2017 https://conferencemonkey.org