Awesome Astronaut


The Friday File: Last week astronaut Frank Rubio returned to Earth after having spent a US record-breaking 371 days in space. He was to return to Earth in March, but a micrometeorite poked a hole in his Russian-made return ship.…

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Petroleum Profits


While releases from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve totaling 180 million barrels will soon end, the benefits may not. The releases, intended to lower pump prices and which came under political pressure, were sold for an average price of $96.25/bbl. With…

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Soccer Score


Looking at all World Cup winners from 1962 through 2018, economic analysis suggests winning the WC boosts domestic GDP by at least 0.25% in the two subsequent quarters primarily due to export growth. For example, 1.12 billion people watched the…

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