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The politics of cultural censorship in Lebanon

(K. Brent Tomer),

A WOMAN sits at a table, a pen and a sheet of paper in front of her. Out of shot, a man’s voice begins to dictate instructions, which she notes down somewhat sulkily. 152 more words

Brent Tomer

Real Estate Market Alerts: The House They Weren’t Going to Buy

For a pair of designers in Brooklyn, getting a place in East Hampton just before the birth of their son was out of the question. They did it anyway.. 8 more words

Treasury 10-year Yield Breaks 3%, Then Subsides (How Long Before Inversion?)

Yes, the US Treasury 10-year note yield pieced the 3% barrier … before subsiding.

But the 2-year note continues its rise towards 3%.

How long before curve inversion?


10-year Treasury yield hits 3% for first time since 2014

The yield on the 10-year Treasury note hit 3% on Tuesday morning for the first time since 2014.

The benchmark yield helps set lending rates for auto loans, mortgages and other loans. 38 more words


Has Canada lost its competitive edge?

Former finance minister Joe Oliver and the C.D. Howe Institute’s Bill Robson talk about corporate taxation, pipelines and other barriers to investment in Canada.