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published Jun 22nd 2016, 3:34 pm, by Billy House (Bloomberg) — Democrats staged a sit-in on the U.S. House floor Wednesday in an effort to force Republicans to allow a vote on a plan to ban suspected terrorists from buying guns. “Now is the time for us to find a

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published Jun 21st 2016, 12:46 pm, by Suzanne Woolley (Bloomberg) —Poor millennials. If the data-hungry survey firms pursuing them were piranhas, the whole generation would be reduced to a bunch of skeletons. The behavior and attitudes of people age 18-34 have been scrutinized every which way. Much of that focus makes good business sense, since

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published Jun 21st 2016, 11:27 am, by Noah Feldman (Bloomberg View) — The Supreme Court declined to get involved in a hot-button national issue when it refused Monday to hear a challenge to Connecticut’s ban on assault rifles. Yet at the same time, the justices took two cases highly relevant

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published Jun 21st 2016, 1:00 pm, by The Editors (Bloomberg View) — Some environmentalists are thrilled at Tuesday’s announcement of the planned closing of California’s Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant. They might want to reconsider: Fighting climate change requires more nuclear power, not less. The losers in this plan, which

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published Jun 21st 2016, 8:32 pm, by Joshua Green and Zachary Mider (Bloomberg) —For all his prowess at appealing to Republican voters, Donald Trump has struggled mightily to win over rich Republican donors. After savaging major party funders as corrupt insiders during the primaries, Trump is finding them reluctant to

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published Jun 20th 2016, 3:45 pm, by Maria Levitov (Bloomberg) — Emerging-market assets rose for a second day on signs the campaign for the U.K. to stay in the European Union was gaining momentum. South Africa’s rand led a rally in developing currencies after a poll showed the campaign for

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published Jun 20th 2016, 7:13 pm, by Ben Sharples (Bloomberg) — Oil halted its advance near $49 a barrel before weekly U.S. government stockpile and production data. Futures slid as much as 0.6 percent in New York, trimming a 6.8 percent two-day gain. Inventories probably fell by 1.5 million barrels

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published Jun 20th 2016, 9:09 pm, by Bloomberg News (Bloomberg) — China’s stocks rose for a third day, sending the benchmark index toward its longest stretch of gains in more than two months. The Shanghai Composite Index advanced 1 percent, led by brokerages. Citic Securities Co. headed for its biggest

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published Jun 19th 2016, 8:24 pm, by Jasmine Ng (Bloomberg) — Gold tumbled as a poll showed a tilt in favor of Britain remaining in the European Union just days before a historic vote, hurting demand for haven investments. Bullion for immediate delivery fell as much as 1.1 percent to

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published Jun 19th 2016, 10:21 am, by Albert R. Hunt (Bloomberg View) — Americans are still grieving the tragic murder of 49 people in a gay night club in Orlando, Florida. The deranged assassin was a Muslim. The attack has sparked concern about a culture of terror sweeping the nation,

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