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Pontiac Silverdome still standing, officials say 'built a little too well' - WXYZ.com

PONTIAC, Mich. (WXYZ) – Although the Pontiac Silverdome was scheduled to implode, the stadium is still standing. Source: Pontiac Silverdome still standing, officials say ‘built a little too well’ – WXYZ.com

Tax Bill Offers Last-Minute Breaks for Developers, Banks and Oil Industry - The New York Times

The overhaul by Republican lawmakers of the nation’s tax laws percolated for weeks with virtually no public input, and by the end it turned into a chaotic mad dash with many last-minute changes on Friday night and Saturday morning, some handwritten in the margins of the nearly 500-page bill. Source: Tax Bill Offers Last-Minute Breaks […]

What’s next for Republican tax overhaul: Ironing out the differences between the House and Senate bills - Washington Post

But the GOP has not crossed the finish line just yet. Both the Senate and the House have passed tax reform bills that have a lot in common — including dramatic cuts in corporate tax rates, the elimination of a number of personal tax deductions, and a big change in the estate tax — but […]

Why Is This Bacterium Hiding in Human Tumors? - The New York Times

A mysterious bacterium found in up to half of all colon tumors also travels with the cancer as it spreads, researchers reported on Thursday. Whether the bacterium, called Fusobacterium nucleatum, actually plays a role in causing or spurring the growth of cancer is not known. But the new study, published in the journal Science, also […]

Warren Buffett Still Owns World Book. Whatever For? - Bloomberg

Warren Buffett has eclectic taste in companies. Along with large, thriving businesses such as Geico and the BNSF Railway, he’s accumulated a collection of head-scratchers. There’s a bowling shoe brand, a maker of vacuum cleaner bags, almost three dozen newspapers, and the manufacturer of Ginsu knives. Source: Warren Buffett Still Owns World Book. Whatever For? […]

The chance of a bitcoin crash is greater than 80% - MarketWatch

The reason I am able to estimate a crash’s probability is a recent study of what has happened on prior occasions when an asset’s price has skyrocketed. Bitcoin’s extraordinary price run-up far exceeds the threshold for when a crash becomes nearly certain. Source: The chance of a bitcoin crash is greater than 80% – MarketWatch

Guns N' Roses' U.S. Tour Ends: What Will Band Do Now? - Rolling Stone

The global audience willing to pony up big bucks to watch Axl, Slash and Duff play the classics is clearly enormous. During the past two years fans coughed up about half a billion dollars and there’s certainly plenty more where that came from. Source: Guns N’ Roses’ U.S. Tour Ends: What Will Band Do Now? […]

Nasdaq plans bitcoin futures contract in 2018 - source

The price of bitcoin topped $11,000 on Wednesday less than a day after passing the $10,000 mark and has increased more than 10-fold in value so far this year, prompting concerns of a bubble. Source: Nasdaq plans bitcoin futures contract in 2018 – source

Cryptocurrency Company That Scammed Investors Was Run by Fake People

“Confido” means “I trust” in Italian. It’s also the name of a cryptocurrency company that vanished without a trace this weekend, taking $374,000 of investors’ money with it. Source: Cryptocurrency Company That Scammed Investors Was Run by Fake People

Bitcoin could 'easily' reach $40,000 by the end of 2018: Novogratz

Former Fortress hedge fund manager Michael Novogratz said Monday that bitcoin can multiply more than four times in roughly the next 13 months. Source: Bitcoin could ‘easily’ reach $40,000 by the end of 2018: Novogratz

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