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Opinion: Tenor of discourse around the BDS vote at Concordia was troubling

montrealgazette.com — Last weekend, outrage spread across my Facebook newsfeed from predominantly Jewish undergraduate students at Concordia University dismayed that Concordia's student body voted to support the BDS movement. I was disappointed too, not only by the troubling yet almost inevitable result of the vote, but especially by the tenor of campus discourse surrounding it, from both sides.

Moody's: N.J. Pensions to Run Dry in Ten Years

foxbusiness.com — A new report from Moody's Investors Service warns that two of New Jersey's largest public employee pensions will run out of money and exhaust their underlying assets within ten years. Moody's says the New Jersey Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) and the Teachers' Pension and Annuity Fund (TPAF) "could fully expend their assets as soon as 2024 and 2027...

Labor Day Gas Prices Cheapest Since 2010

foxbusiness.com — The Labor Day holiday weekend travel stampede started Thursday with millions of Americans hitting the road. AAA says just under 35 million of us will journey 50 miles or more from home, which is the largest number of travelers over the Labor Day weekend since 2008.

New Index Ranks Best Made-in-America Cars

foxbusiness.com — Do you drive one of the best American-made vehicles? And stocks open the week in negative territory. This is the mid-day market report. A professor from American University in Washington, D.C., has devised a new index for the best vehicles actually made in America. Among small cars, the Chevrolet Sonic takes the top spot.

Fireworks Missing at the Box Office

foxbusiness.com — The box office plummets over the holiday weekend, and one restaurant chain is offering all-you-can-eat appetizers. Early this morning, stock futures were a bit negative across the board. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed above 17000 for the first time ever Thursday.

Apple Cuts iPod Touch Prices, GM Preps for New Recall

foxbusiness.com — Apple ( AAPL) is cutting prices on its iPod Touch music players and General Motors ( GM) prepares for yet another round of recalls. We told you about Japanese car makers recalling millions of vehicles because of an issue with airbags and that same issue seems to be a problem for some vehicles sold by GM.

Mid-Market Report: Taubman Buying Starwood Malls

foxbusiness.com — Taubman Centers has agreed to sell seven malls to Starwood Capital group for $1.4 billion in cash and debt. Taubman says once the deals close it expects mall tenant sales to increase by more than $100 per square foot. Taubman Centers currently operates 27 retail properties in 15 states and in South Korea.

Moody’s Rates Pot High in Colorado

foxbusiness.com — People who want to make marijuana legal just got a kind of upgrade from Moody's Investors Service. The latest investors report, Colorado's Legalized Marijuana Tax Revenues Exceed Expectations, breaks down the numbers. Colorado raised the estimate for tax revenue it expects to collect this year 40%, from $70 million to $98 million.

Moody’s Issues Junk Rating for Coming Puerto Rico Bond Sale

foxbusiness.com — Moody's Investors Service late Friday assigned a junk rating for the expected multi-billion dollar Puerto Rico bond deal. Moody's expects the sale to take place March 11 when the financially-troubled U.S. commonwealth attempts to sell up to $3.5 Billion in so-called GO Bonds.

Back to the (Bankruptcy) Drawing Board for California Towns?

foxbusiness.com — We now have the latest report from Moody's Investors Service about Vallejo, Stockton and San Bernardino, California. The title -- " Without Pension Relief, Bankrupt California Cities Risk Return to Insolvency " -- tells the tale. Specifically, Moody's warns that Vallejo, with its persistent structural budget imbalance, "risks a second bankruptcy filing if it continues on its current path."
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Jan 28, 2015

RT @Rick74467: @Ajshaps I guess I must be one of the few people that has never bought an Apple product (unless we're talking about @thebeatles)....

Jan 27, 2015

@cruiseshipcrew THanks what part of the world other than Cleveland are you in right now

Jan 25, 2015

RT @CGasparino: 7-the AIG bailout made warren buffett's investment in @GoldmanSachs a no lose proposition

Jan 25, 2015

RT @CGasparino: 6-@GoldmanSachs didnt receive more than other firms from AIG bailout BUT without the bailout the firm was finished

Jan 25, 2015

RT @CGasparino: 5-theyre last minute scramble led to haphazard and possibly illegal bailout of aig

Jan 25, 2015

RT @CGasparino: 4-our regulatory brain trust (geithner paulson bernanke) literally waited until the last minute to develop a bailout strategy

Jan 25, 2015

RT @CGasparino: 3-despite what @GoldmanSachs has consistently stated, officials there believed without bailouts they were toast like rest of the street

Jan 25, 2015

RT @CGasparino: 2-media hysteria had ZERO to do w financial crisis; firms knew they were screwed long before they blew up

Jan 25, 2015

RT @CGasparino: 1-i had access to sealed transcripts clearly show AIG mgt worried abt firms survival long before implosion question why did they disclose?

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