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Billy Raoufou
Works at a Financial Advising firm
Attended American University
Lives in Washington, DC
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As the markets swings hysterically, travellers may find a relief for their wallet.
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I wonder how much the rise of online gaming has influenced this ranking...
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So much for the free market ideology. Major banks just pleaded guilty in charges of currency manipulation related to the LIBOR rate manipulations revealed couple of years ago.
Citigroup, JPMorgan Chase, Barclyas and RBS will plead guilty to rigging foreign currency markets; UBS AG will plead guilty to manipulating LIBOR and other rates.
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Advances on DNA research baffles me...
 
Did you know it takes less than a nanogram (or less than one billionth of the mass of a penny) of your dried saliva for scientists to construct a digital portrait that bears an uncanny resemblance to your very own face?
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A little insight on how Nigeria, a nation whose economy depends a lot on its oil production, is affected by the recent dip in oil prices.
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Having a higher inflation usually boosts the economy because goods (or services) made in the U.S. become cheaper compared to those made abroads thus increasing the demand for such goods and lowering the unemployement rate by stimulating production. Countries like China have often used this to their advantages to compete against the world. The article below presents an insight in the work of the U.S. Federal Reserve as it is approaching its full employment goal.
Sometime next year, the Federal Reserve will likely face an unusual confluence of economic circumstances. One of its mandates, full employment, will call for...
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Another dark day for the web. The "hacktivist" did NOT appear to have been motivated by a sense of justice otherwise he would have tried to contact the companies to fix the issue, not spread it all over the web. 
Zero-day exploits are like gold to hackers. Keep them all in one place and you're asking to get robbed.
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Enlightenment of minds has never been so literal in Africa. The expansion of access to electricity promotes interconnectedness between African people and the rest of the world.
 
About 2.9 billion people around the world, but particularly in South Asia and #Africa , lack access to modern cooking fuel – meaning they still cook with wood and coal. That’s unsafe and unhealthy for everyone. How do we change this?  http://wrld.bg/N5R9U  #endenergypoverty
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I remember taking a class on Artificial Intelligence and being fascinated by the way human learn about their world. Years later I am still impressed by what we are able to accomplish when it comes to developing autonomous reasoning machines. What is next?
 
The standard joke about artificial intelligence (AI) is that, like nuclear fusion, it has been the future for more than half a century now. AI is in the news again, for there has been impressive progress in the past few years in a particular subfield of AI called machine learning. But what exactly is that? The Economist explains how machine learning works http://econ.st/1Fiixx9
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I wish +Elon Musk​ and +SpaceX​ the best of luck for today's launch! 
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On the income effect and how it impact the decision to work longer:
 
For most of human history rich people had the most leisure. But the rich have now begun to work longer hours than the poor. Why? http://econ.st/1yCG1ur #econarchive (2014)
FOR most of human history rich people had the most leisure. In “Downton Abbey”, a drama about the British upper classes of the early 20th century, one aloof...
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New rules on bank capital aim to put an end to state-backed bailouts http://econ.st/1umZzjx
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    Economics, 2008 - 2011
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    Financial Analyst (focus on RMBS), present
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I went there for a surprise dinner with my date on a Sunday evening. The items on the menu were all delicious sounding and the atmosphere was very relax. They had a lot os specials that day. We went for the lobster appetizer special, the "Lobster Purse", which is like a wonderful version of lobster dumplings. For the entrées, my date had one of the seafood special, which consisted of scallop clam and lobster (called the Branzini), and I had the meat special, which was a giant 16 ounce veal chop. The seafood and veal were so fresh and I was pleasantly surprised they tasted so good on a Sunday evening. We had a glass of wine each (the Sancerre and the fruity Cote du Rhone Red.) The dessert (we picked the cherry one called the "Amaretto Parfait") was delicious and a fantastic way to close our dinner night. My date is a big seafood and cherry person and she absolutely loved it. It was pricey but everything was cooked very well and the staff took good care of us. It was my second time going there (the first time was a work related lunch) and I will be going back. It was nice to exchange a few words in French with the chef himself. Merci beaucoup!
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Public - 2 months ago
reviewed 2 months ago
Rachel has a talent for capturing the right moment. She is flexible and patient. Her knowledge of the Washington D.C. area saved me a lot of time when deciding where to shoot. I will certainly do business with her again!
Public - 5 months ago
reviewed 5 months ago
Went there in the summer. It is very nice. They have 2 separated sections: sports bar and restaurant (which includes a nice outside patio. The food was good and the service was quick.
Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
Went the on Sat early afternoon for "brunch". I had the daily specials meatloaf and country fried steak. Amazing! Especially the gravy. A must try! Service was quick, it wasnt crowded tho.
Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
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Great food, great place (so beautiful in the back room especially). Portions are large so you can take some home. Got the Couscous Royale. The presentation was great too.
Public - 12 months ago
reviewed 12 months ago
It was great food. Spicy doesn't mean hot. We order the fish filet with veggies, Kung paid chicken (amazing) and lo mein veggies which were all good. It is a hip place that
Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
I went there with my mum right after we got off the megabus. It was a very nice small place with great food. We ordered their 'bento box' and it was delicious. The (great) reviews were right. Don't let yourself tricked by the "not so tourist-clean" street on which it lies. Definitely something to try.
Public - 3 years ago
reviewed 3 years ago