MIB: Paul Vigna on Blockchain & Cryptocurrency

This week, we speak with Paul Vigna, reporter for the Wall Street Journal and author of several books about Crypto and Blockchain, including The Age of Cryptocurrency: How Bitcoin and the Blockchain Are Challenging the Global Economic Order and this year’s The Truth Machine: The Blockchain and the Future of Everything. Vigna tells the story of attending a…

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10 Weekend Reads

The weekend is here! Pour yourself a mug of Danish blend coffee, grab a seat on the beach, and get ready for our longer form weekend reads: • A Quantitative Method for Asset Allocation (American Association of Individual Investors) • The Little Franchise That Couldn’t: The hamburgers at Ollie’s Trolley are among the best in the world. With all that flavor,…

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The truth about black unemployment in America

As Trump highlights declining jobless figures, Kansas City offers a window into how the recovery has passed many African Americans by

Kansas City is booming. Employers and investors have poured into the midwestern city since the recession. At least $1bn has gone into its sparkling new downtown, revitalized arts district and shiny new condos. So why is Sly James, its highly regarded outgoing mayor, so unhappy?

James, who steps down in July 2019, is leaving office with a sense of disappointment that despite Kansas City’s obvious accomplishments, the city’s recovery has left one large section of society behind: African Americans.

Stock Market up almost 40% since the Election, with 7 Trillion Dollars of U.S. value built throughout the economy. Lowest unemployment rate in many decades, with Black & Hispanic unemployment lowest in History, and Female unemployment lowest in 21 years. Highest confidence ever!

Related: ‘Predatory police’: the high price of driving while black in Missouri

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