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Foodies are flocking to Portland, Maine — here’s why

A sailboat on Casco Bay in Portland, Maine.Madeline Stone / Business Insider There’s a reason Maine is mostly called “Vacationland.” Though the winters are bitterly cold, during the summer and tumble the state’s coastal cities hum with tourists looking to make the many of the state’s beaches, harbors, and flourishing culinary …

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The Fed’s flushed worldview rests on a dubious premise

Janet L. Yellen, Chair, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, looks over her records as she testifies before the United States Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, Urban Affairs on “The Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to the Congress” on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC on Tuesday, Feb 14, 2017. …

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18 maps that explain America

NASA/GSFC Happy Fourth of July! As Americans applaud Independence Day, here are 18 maps that illustrate several aspects of the country’s demographics, economy, and culture. Rob Wile contributed to an progressing chronicle of this post.

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A big doubt symbol is unresolved over the hottest trend in investing

REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon Roboadvisers, which use algorithms to guide investments, have witnessed considerable expansion given the financial crisis, but they have nonetheless to live by a market downturn. The markets have rallied by a resounding 258% given bottoming out in 2009 in the issue of the financial crisis, and they continue …

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