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Is The iPhone X Racist?

A woman in the eastern Chinese city of Nanjing has been offered a second refund after faulty facial recognition software on two iPhone X handsets allowed her colleague to unlock them.

Net Neutrality – The End Of Google's Biggest Subsidy

Lost in all of the theoretical debate about how evil ISPs will create a have/have-not divide in Internet access, is the reality that it already exists along with massive subsidies to the biggest bandwidth pigs on the planet – Facebook, Google, Twitter, Netflix and the porn industry.

Frontrunning: December 14

  • Disney Agrees to Buy Fox Assets in $52.4 Billion Deal (WSJ)
  • The Fed Isn’t the Tax Cut’s Enemy (WSJ)
  • The Republicans’ Problem Is Bigger Than Alabama (BBG)
  • ECB Leaves Rates Unchanged and Sees QE to September or Beyond (BBG)
  • A Christmastime Tax Cut for Some, a Lump of Coal for Others (WSJ)

A Question For Every Investor

"If a correction in the stock or bond markets comes, the Central Banks will buy stocks with printed money, like the Japanese Central Bank, etc. Will there ever be a shakeout of the garbage and junk in the system? I am losing all confidence."

Frontrunning: December 12

  • Parties Make Final Push Ahead of Dramatic Alabama Senate Race (WSJ)
  • Oil hits two-and-a-half year high on pipeline shutdown, stocks take breather (Reuters)
  • Alabama drama nears an explosive end (The Hill)
  • Moore, Jones Expose Rural-Urban Divide That Defines Alabama Race (BBG)
  • The Force Behind Bitcoin’s Meteoric Rise: Millions of Asian Investors (WSJ)