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    I can afford a $300,000 home in a ski town ‘but not if it comes with $6,000 a year in HOA dues’ — so where can I retire?

    I can afford a $300,000 home in a ski town ‘but not if it comes with $6,000 a year in HOA dues’ — so where can I retire?

    We will hopefully retire in 2021 with an annual income from a pension of $ 30,000 to $ 40,000. I’d love to live in Summit County, Colorado, which has all that great stuff – mountain…

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    The race to convert mid-careers into tech jobs, Brunch

    The race to convert mid-careers into tech jobs, Brunch

    IN August, things were looking bleak. The pandemic was battering workers with job losses and wage cuts. Resident unemployment rose to 4.6 per cent, the highest in over a decade. That same month, 36-year-old Gavin…

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    Speech and Sedition in 2021

    Speech and Sedition in 2021

    Most Americans learn in school about political excesses in US history such as Joe McCarthy’s Inquisitions of the 1950s, the Red Scare after World War I, and the Alien and Sedition Acts of 1798. Still,…

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    Opinion: What January’s market decline means for stock returns in 2021

    Opinion: What January’s market decline means for stock returns in 2021

    Move on, January: at least two more months have more predictive power than you do on stock market returns. January has a reputation for predicting the direction of the US market for the next 11…

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    Keppel says goodbye to rig business, pivots to clean energy, Companies & Markets

    Keppel says goodbye to rig business, pivots to clean energy, Companies & Markets

    Singapore KEPPEL Corp, the world’s largest manufacturer of offshore oil rigs, introduced a radical restart to end the depressed oil rigs business and move to clean energy as the sting of the oil crash caused…

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    Europe’s Self-Defeating Vaccine Fight – WSJ

    Europe’s Self-Defeating Vaccine Fight – WSJ

    While the European Union fiddles with vaccines, officials in Brussels look for villains. They think they found one in vaccine manufacturer AstraZeneca. Instead of letting countries negotiate their own vaccination contracts, the European Commission has…

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    Opinion: New report slams the nursing home COVID-19 massacre

    Opinion: New report slams the nursing home COVID-19 massacre

    The devastating shortage of nurses is the main reason COVID-19 led to such a massacre of elderly people in nursing homes and nursing homes, according to a new report. And the shortage got worse, not…

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    How Economics Lost Itself in Data

    How Economics Lost Itself in Data

    William Allen, professor emeritus of economics at the University of California at Los Angeles, died on January 15 at the age of 96. Few noticed, but Allen’s death was significant. It was a generation change…

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    10-year Treasury yield tumbles to 1% as stocks swoon

    10-year Treasury yield tumbles to 1% as stocks swoon

    US Treasury bond yields fell Wednesday as global equity markets came under pressure ahead of the Federal Reserve’s update. What are treasuries doing? The yield on 10 year treasury bills TMUBMUSD10Y, 1.015% fell 3.7 basis…

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    America Can Defend Taiwan – WSJ

    America Can Defend Taiwan – WSJ

    The Biden government faces a stark reality: China may attempt to take Taiwan in the next four years. For the first time since 1950, Beijing could reasonably believe that it has a viable military option…