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The Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act

If they didn't know much about technology then shouldn't they have enlisted the help of experts? Isn't that what an executive of any sorts is supposed to do? I'd call that MOTIVE!
Having the MEANS to do so and not taking it (making it so) is also part of a crime.
Having the OPPORTUNITY to do otherwise and taking it has the makings of a crime.

I have to conclude that a crime/s have been committed and in this case I'd go with conspiracy and skirting the document retention laws.

Since there is also collusion then we have a trifecta of violations covered by the RICO Act.
Couldn't this be applied also to Hillary's email?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Racketeer_Influenced_and_Corrupt_Organizations_Act
One of the top candidates being considered for former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's Running mate in 2016 has had some email problems of his own. Tom Vilsack, the former governor of Iowa and
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Things That Keep Me Up At Night

I can thank my father for my economic education and view. He taught me that the most successful people in life took the longest views. That theme has been echoed by many from diverse fields of study and it still seems to hold true.

The very first economic view I understood and began tracking is garnered in chart 1 (Is it just a coincident that he ended with chart 13?). Beyond that this article eerily covers some life-long observations I've kept tabs on since the mid-70's.

_Note: People have told me that this sort of stuff doesn't matter to them because like politics, they can't do anything about it.
I disagree. If your life's path is described by any or all of the trends charted in this article and you should wish to change that course then for your sake and the sake of your progeny (today's $5 word) you should do something now._
US productivity has stagnated for years, and is now expected to decline for the first time in three decades; this is a paradox in the light of many technological advances.Furthermore, the new robotics revolution and the newest stage in the IT revolution should have boosted Total Factor Productivity ("TFP") significantly; yet it has not.It may be that the ultimate causes for this apparent paradox include the drag from inefficient educational insti...
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In this weird (or wacky) world where if someone at all mentions the words "manipulated market" they are automatically labelled a conspiracy theorist. For sake of argument, although the label may be true the connotations that go along with it might not be. They may have a valid concern.

My Conspiracy Theory Exposed

I have been watching the financial goin' ons for quite a while trying to decide where we are in the history of things. The question has been whether we are at the end of 2007 or the middle of 2008. Earlier this year I narrowed the target down to the middle of 2008. Although, at that time I only had my "back of an envelope" figuring (read as anecdotal evidence) to back up my thoughts. Now the proof is starting to roll in and I can honestly say that, albeit a shipwreck in slow-motion, the economy is vindicating my concerns.

Do you have similar concerns?
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It is and it ain't. 
 
Warning: this article contains temporal economic satire.
Experts Agree: It Is Not 2008 If someone were to ask us what year it was, we would probably politely answer that it was 2016, curious to find out whether the inquirer was a) very confused, b…
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This happens right before and during every recession. Or does it?
How you could be looking at big gains over the next several months if this trend continues....​
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So much for the gun-free zone. Fewer dead if EVERYONE just had a pistol!
Former U.S. President Bill Clinton discusses the availability and use of automatic weapons in the United States in the aftermath of the mass shooting in Orlando, Florida. He speaks with Bloomberg's David Westin at the Clinton Global Initiative America Meeting in Atlanta on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)
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Are there some that think she'll lose?
Democratic strategists say Hillary Clinton should avoid getting into a nasty campaign battle with Donald Trump.
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I'll try to be polite here, but:

Democrats saying they want to stay out of the gutter, is just hilarious.
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I added mine... Nougat!
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Whether you believe it or don't, if you have an interest in Bitcoin and/or digital currency then you must consider this article. 
Three pressing questions about Bitcoin and blockchain answered
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_PATRICK SAYS HI!_

If you are looking to make money in the stock market, shore up your personal finances, discover things that will save/make you money in the years ahead, or just want to have a little fun with life, then I invite you to follow me. 

I have been immersed in the stock market since my early teens.  While many of my peers viewed the market as a elite and mysterious force best suit for anyone else I have tenaciously clung to the belief that anyone could and should have a place at the financial dinner table.

I chose to be an lifetime entrepreneur and in the past was president and CEO of a company I took public but my first love has always been stock investing and trading.  I've never ceased to learn as a common man might about every aspect the stock market has to offer.  And in that common thread, I still believe that exposure and education is the key to expelling those fears of the financial world I astutely observed as a young man. 

Remaining true to the ideal that prosperity should be earned rather than just an offshoot of breeding or position, I have always put the success of others above my own and that idea still compels me today.

Now, with the advent of the Internet, I have found a home passing on those little tidbits of profitable knowledge that before now must have been passed down through a Ivy-League education or through conversation at the dinner table; a conversation seldom had these days.

Mi Casa, Su Casa

Welcome to the family and welcome to my home.  Think of yourself as family.  From one family member to another, feel free to ask questions, make comments, suggest a topic or concept might interest you, and generally engage in the dinner conversation as it is your own.  

I request comments include no links to spam, be on target, and have some other redeeming value. To me redeeming value is presented in the form of engaging in civilised spirited discourse, a tip to further education, questions that, when answered, can advance one’s knowledge of any subject at hand, and/or friendly banter. Tolerance to other types of comments will be arbitrary. 

My first real blog was/is Financial Widgets. 

Financial Widgets is the home to my "Trading To A Million Virtual Portfolio (TTAM)". It is a casual, eclectic blog aimed at doing just what it’s tag line says. “Stock Market, Money, and Fun”  isn’t just a tag line but a commitment to it’s readers to educate, entice, encourage and add a little wonderment to the oft-times day to day slog through the politics and pressures of financial life.  Often, it is a walk to a wild side of the my sub-conscious covering anything from macro-economics,science, to the lightest,. most irrelevant and obscure humor (irony included). Currently Financial Widgets is on a mostly extended hiatus (since 2010) while I develop other projects and learn new skills that will make it even easier for me to pass along to others those things I have found to be of value. Financial Widgets has never been a commercial endevour. This was by choice so if you choose to visit please remember that there are no sponsored posts, no ads of any type, and no warranties of any kind. If you see something that should not be there please drop me a line and let me know. 

Trading To A Million Virtual Portfolio (TTAM)

If you choose to wander over to Financial Widgets, consider checking out the "Trading To A Million" virtual portfolio.  It was started with a very simple concept.  Patrick wanted to show anyone that might be interested in stock trading how it’s sister activity, option trading, could be profitable with very little money at the start. (Update 10/XX/2014: Current studies have improved the efficiencies of the trading style to allow for reliable market entries with a starting portfolio of only $200. Stay tuned.)

It’s inaugural balance on August 18th, 2008 was only $2000 but in not quite two years it’s value ballooned to over $272,205 as of August 13th, 2010.  It’s simple concepts were ingrained in every trade ever posted.  It deals with one stock (An ETF actually) and one way to trade the options on that stock. The trades are presented as they were made and the making of it helped make me a better day-trader. The method is uncomplicated and easy to learn.  Studying it won’t make you a world-class trader but it might get you started. Please see Financial Widgets About page for the trading disclaimer. 


"This Nation was built by men who took risks - pioneers who were not afraid of the wilderness, business men who were not afraid of failure, scientists who were not afraid of the truth, thinkers who were not afraid of progress, dreamers who were not afraid of action."  ~Brooks Atkinson 


 
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