Eliyohu Mintz

A Peek Inside Finance

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100 days after Brexit vote: No meltdown (yet)

September 30, 2016

Bank of England throws cash at Brexit The big fat U.K. economic collapse has not happened. At least not yet. Britain voted 100 days ago to leave the European Union, but the U.K. economy appears to be humming along nicely despite the decision to divorce its biggest trading partner.


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Chipotle to pay 16-year-old nearly $8 million for ‘outrageous’ sexual assault

September 29, 2016

Teen wins sexual assault case against Chipotle It took the jury only three and a half hours to award a former Chipotle worker nearly $8 million in damages in a harrowing sexual assault case. The victim was 16 when she started working at Chipotle (CMG) in late 2013 to earn extra money. Within weeks, she […]


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Why is this railroad stock tied to Donald Trump

September 29, 2016

5 times Donald Trump was live fact-checked Polls aren’t the only sign of who’s ahead — Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton — in the Presidential election race. Given Trump’s harsh comments on Mexico and his hatred of the NAFTA trade deal, a railroad company is starting to track his fortunes.


5 Ways to Motivate Your Work Force

September 29, 2016

This week I read the article 5 Ways to Motivate Your Workforce by Enterprise Innovation. the article highlights some great ideas, all of which can motivate an employee to perform at the top of their game. While these are useful tips, I believe motivating employees are ultimately up to their receptiveness to your motivational efforts. An employee needs to be equally […]


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Why OPEC’s oil deal won’t mean a spike in gas prices

September 29, 2016

OPEC agrees to cut oil production A surprise deal by major oil producers to cut output is unlikely to make a big difference to the crazy low gas prices consumers have been enjoying at the pump. Oil prices jumped more than 5% after OPEC announced the proposed cut, but shed some of those gains later.


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The worker shortage facing America’s farmers

September 29, 2016

Trump’s immigration policy could hurt U.S. farmers American farmers say they are facing a severe worker shortage. More than half of U.S. farm workers are undocumented immigrants, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. Yet, that pool of workers is shrinking.


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The wonders of deep space: Scientists are on the hunt for alien molecules

January 1, 2016

Something strange was hiding in the Horsehead. The nebula, named for its stallionlike silhouette, is a towering cloud of dust and gas 1,500 light-years from Earth where new stars are continually born. It is one of the most recognizable celestial objects, and scientists have studied it intensely. But in 2011 astronomers from the Institute of […]