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Here are the best 4 books for traders according to Citadel Securities, one of Wall Street's largest trading firms

Here are the best 4 books for traders according to Citadel Securities, one of Wall Street's largest trading firms

10 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Citadel Securities, one of the largest trading firms in the world, released a fall reading list based on recommendations from its traders. The books are centered around four...
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Jeffrey Epstein had victims read ‘Massage for Dummies' books: lawsuit

Jeffrey Epstein had victims read ‘Massage for Dummies' books: lawsuit

52 minutes ago   |   New York Post

Jeffrey Epstein kept a stack of “Massage for Dummies” books to dole out to his alleged sex abuse victims, one of them claimed in a lawsuit filed Tuesday. Lisa Doe said she was...
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‘Can men write women?': Festival panel to find worst examples of female characters in male author's works

1 hour ago   |   National Post

FROM "depressed breasts" to a derrière like "the rumps of mountain sheep", male writers have not always got it quite right when it comes to describing their female protagonists.
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The acclaimed writer of X-Men story 'The Dark Phoenix Saga' opens up about Hollywood's 2 attempts at bringing it to life - and what he wants to see next

The acclaimed writer of X-Men story 'The Dark Phoenix Saga' opens up about Hollywood's 2 attempts at bringing it to life - and what he wants to see next

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Chris Claremont, the legendary comic-book writer behind the classic X-Men storyline, "The Dark Phoenix Saga," talked to Business Insider about the story's movie adaptations in...
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Hong Kong's days as global financial hub may be numbered - Jim Rogers

Hong Kong's days as global financial hub may be numbered - Jim Rogers

2 hours ago   |   RT

Hong Kong is losing its status as a major financial center as investors seek a ‘safe haven' for their assets in places like Singapore amid rising tensions in the city...
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You can sell '1984' on Amazon with the text replaced with anything you want because of an obscure copyright rule, and it's like a real-life Ministry of Truth

You can sell '1984' on Amazon with the text replaced with anything you want because of an obscure copyright rule, and it's like a real-life Ministry of Truth

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Opportunists are selling copies of George Orwell's "1984" on Amazon with nonsense on the pages, exploiting a legal quirk echoing the plot of the novel itself. Cheaper...
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Cook this: Citrus cured mackerel with gherkins from Black Sea

3 hours ago   |   National Post

Our cookbook of the week is Black Sea by award-winning travel and food writer Caroline Eden. Over the next two days, we'll feature another recipe from the book and an interview...
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We Did It For The LOLs: 100 Favorite Funny Books

We Did It For The LOLs: 100 Favorite Funny Books

4 hours ago   |   NPR

We thought you might need a laugh right about now, so this year's summer reader poll celebrates all the books (and one short story, and a few uncategorizable gems) that make...
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WIRED Book of the Month: *The Memory Police* by Yoko Ogawa

4 hours ago   |   Wired

Published 25 years ago in Japan, Yoko Ogawa's spare, affecting novel was just released in English-and speaks uncannily to the age of the internet.
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Tesla Fans May Hate The Book 'Ludicrous' But Both They And Critics Should Read It

4 hours ago   |   Forbes

Ludicrous: The Unvarnished Story Of Tesla Motors is a fascinating chronicle of the upstart electric vehicle manufacturer. Even those that have followed the company for more...
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Report: Jeffrey Epstein signed a will 2 days before death

Report: Jeffrey Epstein signed a will 2 days before death

Court papers list assets of about $577 million. Read more ...

Baker Mayfield trashes Daniel Jones as a loser

Baker Mayfield trashes Daniel Jones as a loser

Baker Mayfield has joined the long list of Daniel Jones haters. The Browns quarterback ripped the Giants' decision to take Jones with the No. 6 pick in the NFL draft during a... Read more ...

Wendy Anderson, wife of Arkansas State coach, dies at 49

Wendy Anderson, wife of Arkansas State coach, dies at 49

JONESBORO, Ark. - Wendy Anderson, the wife of Arkansas State football coach Blake Anderson, has died after a two-year fight with breast cancer. She was 49. Read more ...

Regulator approves overhaul of ‘Volcker Rule,' which restricts risky bank moves

Regulator approves overhaul of ‘Volcker Rule,' which restricts risky bank moves

A US banking regulator announced Tuesday he had approved a final rule simplifying the “Volcker Rule,” which restricts risky profit-seeking trades by banks. Joseph Otting, the... Read more ...

Reps. Rashida Tlaib, Ilhan Omar Encourage Colleagues To Visit Israel In...

Reps. Rashida Tlaib, Ilhan Omar Encourage Colleagues To Visit Israel In Their Absence

“I call on all of you to go. The occupation is real. Barring members of Congress from seeing it does not make it go away,” Rep. Omar said. Read more ...

Jimmy Garoppolo's preseason debut was a complete disaster

Jimmy Garoppolo's preseason debut was a complete disaster

The only direction Jimmy Garoppolo can go is up. Making his preseason debut on Monday night against the Broncos, the 49ers quarterback posted a 0.0 passer rating after going... Read more ...

Records: Epstein signed will worth $577M just two days before jailhouse suicide

Records: Epstein signed will worth $577M just two days before jailhouse suicide

New court filings show Jeffrey Epstein signed a will just two days before he killed himself in the Manhattan federal jail. Read more ...

China accuses Twitter & Facebook of censorship over Hong Kong protest criticism

China accuses Twitter & Facebook of censorship over Hong Kong protest criticism

Beijing has accused Twitter and Facebook of censoring mainland Chinese people's views on the Hong Kong protests, after the social networks disabled accounts allegedly linked to... Read more ...

Sister Jean's 100th birthday celebrated with look-alike LEGO statue

Sister Jean's 100th birthday celebrated with look-alike LEGO statue

Sister Jean Celebrates 100th Birthday with LEGO Likeness CHICAGO - Sister Jean's 100th birthday isn't until Wednesday, but Legoland is already celebrating. They created an... Read more ...

Italian PM Conte resigning amid tensions in coalition

Italian PM Conte resigning amid tensions in coalition

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has resigned, after delivering a blistering attack on Vice Premier Matteo Salvini, who he said put his own interests ahead of... Read more ...