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11.01.2017

“The month of November makes me feel that life is passing more quickly. In an effort to slow it down, I try to fill the hours more meaningfully” 
Henry Rollins


NL November Playlist.
With contributions from OTHERFEELS and the NL Music Council*, listen to new music from Foreign Air, MGMT, Robert Plant, The Horrors, and a wide swath of vibey jams ranging from ethiopian jazz music to hook-heavy hip hop. Listen & Follow Here.
 


 

Manhattan Terror Attack Kills 8 and Injures 11  A driver plowed a pickup truck down a crowded bike path along the Hudson River in Manhattan on Tuesday, killing eight people and injuring 11 before being shot by a police officer in what officials are calling the deadliest terrorist attack on New York City since Sept. 11, 2001. - New York Times

How to watch Facebook, Google and Twitter get grilled by Congress today  Senior executives from Facebook, Google and Twitter will submit on Wednesday to two more grillings by U.S. lawmakers who are investigating Russia’s suspected interference in the 2016 presidential election. Here is how to watch. - Recode

California wildfire losses at $3.3B  Wildfires in California have caused insured losses of more than $3.3 billion, based on claims reported by 15 insurers, and the figure will rise, the California Department of Insurance said on Tuesday. - Reuters

Consumer confidence hits highest level since December 2000  The surge in confidence comes at a time when U.S. share prices have hit record highs. Stocks have been lifted by strong economic growth, a surge in corporate earnings and increasing expectations of tax reform. - CNBC

Bonuses, other worker benefits become bigger recruiting tool in tight labor market  The government on Tuesday said total compensation — pay and benefits — rose in the 12 months ended in September at the second fastest pace since 2008. Wages, for example, increased at a yearly rate of 2.5% in the third quarter to match a postrecession high. Benefits also advanced at a 2.5% yearly clip, and lately they’ve grown even faster. - Market Watch

Bitcoin soars through $6,500 level  Bitcoin smashes through $6,600 to new record high after CME announces plans for futures contracts. The introduction of such a product could bring more institutional investors into the market. It's believed that this is helping to boost the price. - CNBC

Saudi Arabia takes first step towards nuclear plant tender  Saudi Arabia has sent a request for information to international suppliers to build two nuclear power plants, a first step towards a formal tender. - Yahoo

Fed set to hold rates steady ahead of Trump's leadership decision  The Federal Reserve is expected to keep interest rates unchanged on Wednesday as speculation swirls on who will be its next leader, but the U.S. central bank will likely point to a firming economy as it edges closer to a possible rate rise next month. - Reuters
 
 Here's How You Could Become an Expert on Artificial Intelligence. Yes, You.
Automating machine learning will make the technology more accessible to non–AI experts. Also read: Andrew Ng's Next Trick: Train A million AI Experts.
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11.01.2017

“The month of November makes me feel that life is passing more quickly. In an effort to slow it down, I try to fill the hours more meaningfully” 
Henry Rollins


NL November Playlist.
With contributions from OTHERFEELS and the NL Music Council*, listen to new music from Foreign Air, MGMT, Robert Plant, The Horrors, and a wide swath of vibey jams ranging from ethiopian jazz music to hook-heavy hip hop. Listen & Follow Here.
 


 

Manhattan Terror Attack Kills 8 and Injures 11  A driver plowed a pickup truck down a crowded bike path along the Hudson River in Manhattan on Tuesday, killing eight people and injuring 11 before being shot by a police officer in what officials are calling the deadliest terrorist attack on New York City since Sept. 11, 2001. - New York Times

How to watch Facebook, Google and Twitter get grilled by Congress today  Senior executives from Facebook, Google and Twitter will submit on Wednesday to two more grillings by U.S. lawmakers who are investigating Russia’s suspected interference in the 2016 presidential election. Here is how to watch. - Recode

California wildfire losses at $3.3B  Wildfires in California have caused insured losses of more than $3.3 billion, based on claims reported by 15 insurers, and the figure will rise, the California Department of Insurance said on Tuesday. - Reuters

Consumer confidence hits highest level since December 2000  The surge in confidence comes at a time when U.S. share prices have hit record highs. Stocks have been lifted by strong economic growth, a surge in corporate earnings and increasing expectations of tax reform. - CNBC

Bonuses, other worker benefits become bigger recruiting tool in tight labor market  The government on Tuesday said total compensation — pay and benefits — rose in the 12 months ended in September at the second fastest pace since 2008. Wages, for example, increased at a yearly rate of 2.5% in the third quarter to match a postrecession high. Benefits also advanced at a 2.5% yearly clip, and lately they’ve grown even faster. - Market Watch

Bitcoin soars through $6,500 level  Bitcoin smashes through $6,600 to new record high after CME announces plans for futures contracts. The introduction of such a product could bring more institutional investors into the market. It's believed that this is helping to boost the price. - CNBC

Saudi Arabia takes first step towards nuclear plant tender  Saudi Arabia has sent a request for information to international suppliers to build two nuclear power plants, a first step towards a formal tender. - Yahoo

Fed set to hold rates steady ahead of Trump's leadership decision  The Federal Reserve is expected to keep interest rates unchanged on Wednesday as speculation swirls on who will be its next leader, but the U.S. central bank will likely point to a firming economy as it edges closer to a possible rate rise next month. - Reuters
 
 Here's How You Could Become an Expert on Artificial Intelligence. Yes, You.
Automating machine learning will make the technology more accessible to non–AI experts. Also read: Andrew Ng's Next Trick: Train A million AI Experts.
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