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BANK OF AMERICA: There’s one big difference between now and the 1999 tech bubble

The boom in stocks is not yet irrational, Bank of America Merrill Lynch strategists say. About three-quarters of those managing large funds whom the bank surveyed said tech stocks were either expensive or bubble-like. The survey was conducted June 2-8, right before the tumble on Friday and Monday, and offers more insight into why investors Continue reading BANK OF AMERICA: There s one big difference between now and the 1999 tech bubble
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BANK OF AMERICA: We’ve reached ‘peak car’

Disruption is Silicon Valley s favorite buzzword. And while the forces of innovation and technology are hard to quantify, that s not stopping Bank of America Merrill Lynch from trying.  The transportation sector in particular has $608 billion worth of market share ripe for disruption from the rapidly-evolving sharing economy, the bank said in a report. We are Continue reading BANK OF AMERICA: We ve reached peak car
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A gorgeous new game brings America’s culture war to the forefront — here’s what it’s all about

In January 2016, a few dozen Americans entered and took up defensive positions at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon. The group was armed, comprised of militia group members, and stated an intention to occupy the federally-controlled land until it was turned over to locals.  In February 2018, a video game featuring militant religious Continue reading A gorgeous new game brings America s culture war to the forefront — here s what it s all about
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Corporate America is out of touch

The relationship between Main Street and Big Business appears to have broken down completely in the United States. Brunswick, the international advisory firm, has just released their global survey of over 40,000 people from 26 countries. The survey spans generations, geographies and measures global sentiment on an array of topics such as globalization and automation. And Continue reading Corporate America is out of touch
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17 photos that chronicle America’s iconic history of activism

Donald Trump s election and recent wave of executive orders have inspired protests nationwide. The day after the president s inauguration, the Women s March on Washington swelled to a half million people. Rallies related to immigration, LGBT rights, and other issues have continued to pop up in cities around the country, with more planned in the coming months. On April 22, hundreds Continue reading 17 photos that chronicle America’s iconic history of activism
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Amazon is getting closer to crushing America’s biggest clothing stores (M, AMZN)

Amazon is getting one step closer to dominating department stores. The ecommerce giant is about to tap into one of America s biggest clothing trends by launching its own athleisure brand, making it a competitor to Lululemon, Gap s Athleta, Under Armour, Nike, and other top sportswear brands.  The move will also make Amazon a bigger threat to department stores like Continue reading Amazon is getting closer to crushing America s biggest clothing stores (M, AMZN)
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