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Walt Alexander

Walt Alexander is the editor-in-chief of Men of Value. Learn more about his vision for the online magazine for American men with the American values—faith, family & freedom—in his Welcome from the Editor.

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published Jun 12th 2017, 10:15 am, by Chris Bryant and Andrea Felsted (Bloomberg Gadfly) —You don’t need a brain like Jeff Bezos to figure out why he began selling books online and not cars. Books are a cheap and easily-shipped commodity product. By contrast, people rarely buy a car without

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published Jun 13th 2017, 1:41 pm, by Greg Stohr (Bloomberg) —The Trump administration said it wants the U.S. Supreme Court to review this week’s appeals court ruling blocking the president’s travel ban, proposing a briefing schedule that would let the high court act on the case before its term ends

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published Jun 13th 2017, 2:00 pm, by Liam Denning (Bloomberg Gadfly) — The tech tantrum of recent days offered some timely insight into one of the more intriguing, and vexatious, debates in the stock market: namely, whether Tesla Inc. is a car stock or a technology stock. It’s both, obviously:

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DevotionalsFaith

A Prayer for Owen Meaney (1990) by John Irving is one of the best books ever written, as per my humble opinion. I read it many, many years ago and it still sticks with me. On the dedication page, Mr. Irving included two quotes that have made a large difference

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Chicago's Architecture Marvel
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published Jun 12th 2017, 4:00 pm, by Adam Minter (Bloomberg View) —At more than 2,000 feet, Shanghai Tower is the world’s second-tallest building. It looms over its neighbors — the world’s ninth and 19th tallest buildings — in a supercluster of supertall structures unlike any other in the world. The

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published Jun 12th 2017, 4:37 pm, by Saleha Mohsin (Bloomberg) —U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said he’s “comfortable” the government can be funded until the start of September even as he urged Congress to lift the debt cap as quickly as possible to avoid agitating markets. The administration has “back-up

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published Jun 12th 2017, 5:01 pm, by Lynnley Browning (Bloomberg) — Multinationals are in line for a windfall from President Donald Trump’s call to cut the tax rate on U.S. companies’ stockpiled overseas earnings, but a select few would do better than others. Apple Inc. and Pfizer Inc. may enjoy

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published Jun 8th 2017, 11:21 pm, by Pavel Alpeyev (Bloomberg) —Airbnb Inc. will now be able to operate in Japan without the risk of running into regulatory hurdles after the government passed a law that sets out rules for home sharing. Japan’s upper house passed a legislative bill on Friday

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Donald Trump & Dr. Phil
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published Jun 11th 2017, 12:15 pm, by Mark Niquette and James Rowley (Bloomberg) —The Senate is expected to vote this week on a measure to punish Russia with sanctions for interfering in the 2016 presidential election, and President Donald Trump would be “betraying democracy” if he vetoes it, Senator Lindsey

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published Jun 11th 2017, 4:43 pm, by Chiara Albanese and Brian Parkin (Bloomberg) —The U.S. will join other Group of Seven nations in a communique at the end of a two-day climate meeting in Italy that will acknowledge points of disagreement, a top German official said. Environment Minister Barbara Hendricks

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