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Tuesday Jan 10 | via The Wichita Eagle
In a Trump administration that will include millionaires and billionaires, CIA nominee Mike Pompeo has a financial disclosure form that looks more like an average American's . The three-term Republican congressman from Kansas submitted an eight-page document detailing his finances to the Justice Department, as required of nominees. Comment?
Saturday Jan 7 | via Fox News
Most everyone's heard of the "January effect," the seasonal phenomenon where stock prices rise during the first month of the year as investors scoop up stocks they sold off in December because they were harvesting tax losses in a bid to offset realized capital gains. Apparently it's also a good time to look for stocks sporting low P/E ratios. Comment?
Thursday Dec 22 | via The Wichita Eagle
Citing data from credit rating service Experian, the site said that the average credit card balance for Kansans is $5,282, ranking them 28th most by balance. The good news is that the state rank's 23rd in income, which is the ability to pay the cards off. Comment?
Dec 6, 2016 | via UnionLeader.com
Forty students from Campbell High School, along with their chaperones, are participating in a unique 75th anniversary event this week at Pearl Harbor. Comment?
Nov 22, 2016 | via The Capital-Journal
The Walk of Honor plaque for former U.S. Senator Nancy Kassebaum sits on the southeast side of the Statehouse. When Nancy Kassebaum first ran for the U.S. Senate, critics accused her of using her father's reputation to build her own political career. Comment?
21 min ago | via The Washington Post
President Trump, with senior adviser Jared Kusher, left, Vice President Pence and Staff Secretary Rob Porter, signs executive orders on Friday. Advisers have said President Trump will move quickly in the early days of his administration to fulfill the many promises he made on the campaign trail. Comment?
50 min ago | via RollingStone
Maybe it's the rain, or the dark overtones of Donald Trump's inaugural address sobering everyone up – "rusted-out factories scattered like tombstones," cities afflicted with "crime and gangs and drugs," an "infrastructure [that] has fallen into disrepair and decay" – but the crowd is eerily quiet as it files out of Trump's swearing-in ceremony at the Capitol building Friday. A basket of deplorables gathers on inauguration eve to declare, of anti-Trump Republicans, "We'll get rid of all of them!" Most don't even stop to argue with the first hellfire preacher stationed outside the gates, telling them to repent. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Valley News Live
The freshly-inaugurated Trump administration has halted a cut to the FHA mortgage insurance premium that Obama's team announced during his final days in office. The Department of Housing and Urban Development said Friday that the reduction to the annual mortgage insurance premiums borrowers pay when taking out government-backed home loans has been "suspended indefinitely." Comment?
1 hr ago | via Albany Times Union
" For too long, a small group in our nation's capital has reaped the rewards of government while the people have borne the cost. Washington flourished, but the people did not share in its wealth. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Seeking Alpha
I've been critical of BB&T in the past as its also-ran fundamentals didn't seem to match its above average multiple. The company's growth-by-acquisition strategy is one I'm not a big fan of because it is expensive and difficult to execute, and thus, BBT hasn't exactly been a favorite pick of mine. Comment?
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