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How the poet lives in usBy Tom Keene — Published 12:00 am, Friday, August 19, 2016 The girl finds herself playing with words and letters, how things new can be made out of old, how STOP spelled backwards is pots, how guns spelled backwards is snug. So she makes herself a poem: I'd rather be snug than shoot guns I'd rather bang pots than stop.

Trump’s Border Wall Idea Dismissed by Mexico’s Foreign Minister — Mexico's foreign minister, Claudia Ruiz Massieu, dismissed Republican U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump's calls for the nation to pay for a border wall, calling instead for greater integration between the nations.

Forget Helicopter Money, Helicopter Coupons May Work, OECD Says — Free cash from the skies won't boost growth but free shopping vouchers might, said Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development Chief Economist Catherine Mann. "Helicopter money by itself isn't going to be any more effective at gaining economic growth than what the central banks have been doing already," Mann said in an interview with Bloomberg TV on Tuesday.

Is 2013 Our 1968? — In Paris in May 1968, massive confrontations between police and students brought workers out on a general strike and brought the government to the point of collapse.

RBC's Golub Says Financial Stocks Are a Buy After 16% Plunge — The bank rout has gone too far, and lenders present an opportunity to buy, according to Jonathan Golub of RBC Capital Markets. Low interest rates and concern over the impact of falling oil prices have sparked a rout in the shares, but once calm returns, so will investment-banking activity, said the chief U.S.

Magnus Fears the Worst for China Economy as Credit Squeeze Lurks — China's market ructions are likely masking a credit crisis and a bleak outlook for its economy, according to UBS economic adviser George Magnus. "Beneath all of the financial turbulence there lurks, in my view, a credit crisis," Magnus told Tom Keene and Francine Lacqua on Bloomberg Television on Monday.

Billionaire Investor Wilbur Ross Says Fed `Fiddled Too Long' — The Federal Reserve's interest-rate increase was long overdue and won't provide much support to the U.S. economy by itself, according to billionaire investor Wilbur Ross. The Fed "fiddled far too long with it," Ross, chairman of WL Ross & Co., said in a Bloomberg Television interview on Thursday.

Summers, Roubini Warn of Premature Federal Reserve Rate Move — Federal Reserve policy makers risk making a mistake that will be difficult to correct if they raise interest rates on Wednesday, according to former U.S. Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers and economist Nouriel Roubini.

Patience Is Required: Tying a Bowtie — STEP 1: So you have acquired a bowtie. Rookie mistake #1 is to set the neckline to your shirt size. This is called the Bozo-the-Clown strategy. Set the neckline shorter than you think, then tie the tie. Adjust and repeat until the width of the tie is where you want it.

Merkel Ally Fuchs Says U.K. Exit Worse for Britain Than EU — A British exit from the European Union would "bad for both sides," though worse for the U.K., said Michael Fuchs, a senior lawmaker in German Chancellor Angela Merkel's governing party. "I'm really fighting for having the U.K. in the EU," Fuchs said in a Bloomberg Television interview Tuesday as Prime Minister David Cameron presented four main demands for changes in the EU's workings.
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