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Bloomberg Opinion 12m
One study can be spun to suggest a drug will save 50,000 lives, but the same data can be read to say that of 200 people taking the drug, 199 will get no benefit and the other one will live only several months longer
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Bloomberg Opinion 37m
Despite fears of re-colonization, research into Chinese investment in Africa shows: 📈 95% of Chinese manufacturing companies in Africa hire local workers 📝 54% hire managers locally 🀄 73% offer apprenticeships for locals.
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Bloomberg Opinion 55m
The economies of China and the U.S. are now fairly evenly matched in size. But with four times the U.S. population, China has way more room to grow
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Bloomberg Opinion 1h
Don't ban plastic straws, tax them. Even small taxes can change behavior substantially: a 7 cent tax on all grocery bags in Chicago was associated with a 42% drop in usage
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Bloomberg Opinion 2h
Latin America is home to seven of the 25 worst cities for driving, including three Brazilian behemoths: - Sao Paulo - Rio de Janeiro - Belo Horizonte Electric scooters could lighten Brazil's deepening carbon footprint and ease world-class gridlock?
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Bloomberg Opinion 2h
The world must stop shrugging at China’s horrific treatment of Uighurs
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Bloomberg Opinion 2h
"Netflix can't exist without the faith of people who are willing to loan it money," says (📹 via )
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Bloomberg Opinion 3h
"Big tech companies and the wealthiest Americans may have cause for concern in a Warren administration, but bank investors shouldn't," writes
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Bloomberg Opinion 3h
Trump's rants about migrants ignore the fact that: 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 His mother was a Scottish immigrant 🇩🇪 His father was the son of a German immigrant 🇸🇮 Trump’s first and third wives were immigrants from Eastern Europe
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Bloomberg Opinion 3h
"The wealthy own most of the assets, while the less wealthy are stuck with most of the liabilities," writes
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Bloomberg Opinion 3h
The stated goal is for China to achieve 70% self-sufficiency in these industries by 2025 by bolstering domestic champions: ⚙ robotics 💊 pharmaceuticals 🚀 aerospace 🔗 advanced materials 🖥 information technology
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Bloomberg Opinion 4h
If you’re not old enough to remember, the chances are you don’t appreciate how desperately the nation and the world needed Apollo 11
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Bloomberg Opinion 4h
In today’s job market, a college education isn’t worth the cost for many
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Bloomberg Opinion 4h
Dollar for dollar, person for person, the 3 million refugees that the U.S. has resettled since 1980 have been an invaluable investment
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Bloomberg Opinion 5h
Those planning to storm Area 51 might be heartened to hear that the chance of alien contact of some kind is not so small 👽
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Bloomberg Opinion 5h
The money the largest U.S. banks hold in reserve against loan losses is no more than before the 2008 financial crisis
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Bloomberg Opinion 5h
Half of all foreign debt owed to China is hidden from normal databases. That should worry everyone, says
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Bloomberg Opinion 5h
4.6 million kids in the U.S. may live in the presence of a loaded, unsecured gun. Far too often they use it to injure or kill themselves, their friends, their siblings, or the parents who bought the guns in the first place.
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Bloomberg Opinion 6h
Immigrants are integral to the U.S. economy: ➡️ 17% of high-skilled working males are immigrants ➡️ Half the workers in Silicon Valley's STEM fields are born overseas ➡️ Nearly 50% of Fortune 500 companies were founded by immigrants and their kids
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Bloomberg Opinion 6h
About 7% of U.S. children, some 4.6 million, live in homes in which at least one firearm is stored loaded and unlocked. Later today, or perhaps early tomorrow, one of them will pull the trigger.
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