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‘Beyond every historic extreme’: A notorious market bear reiterates his call that the ‘overextended’ S&P 500 will suffer a 70% crash — and says stocks are facing 12 years of negative returns as they get trounced by Treasurys

Summary List PlacementBefore a market sell-off, John Hussman’s right leg starts tapping unconsciously.
At the moment, he says, it’s tapping.
“I thought it might have been the pumpkin pie, but on further analysis, it’s because current market conditions are so familiar,” Hussman said in his December market commentary. 
To Hussman, there’s a…

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AOC attacked Trump and Republicans on Twitter over rising college costs, arguing that many lawmakers didn’t understand students’ financial struggles

Summary List PlacementRep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez late Friday shot back at President Donald Trump and Republican lawmakers, accusing them of being so out of touch with young American workers that they remember when Hershey bars were “5¢ at the general store.”
The congresswoman’s posts were the latest in a back-and-forth with…

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Google bet on urban mobility startup WhereIsMyTransport in a $7.5 million funding round after seeing this pitch deck

Summary List PlacementWhereIsMyTransport, the London-based urban mobility startup, has just announced plans to map 30 of the world’s largest cities by 2023. 
The startup collects local transport data in developing nations where public transport varies from unreliable to non-existent. Many people in these areas depend on private taxi services or…

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Before-and-after photos show how the coronavirus pandemic emptied out Europe’s famous Christmas markets

Summary List PlacementChristmas markets are being canceled this year amid concerns about the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
The markets are a cherished tradition in Europe, and usually attract millions of visitors every year.
But in 2020 the large squares where people would usually gather to drink mulled wine and eat festive Christmas…