The Great Debate

from Stories I’d like to see:

Cigarette companies’ final days, high-speed trading, and how rich is Ringo?

By Steven Brill
February 18, 2014

1. Cigarette companies’ final days:

This article last week from the Associated Press, “U.S. health experts predict…a cigarette-free America,” highlighted the release of a 900-page report on smoking from the U.S. surgeon general. “Though the goal of a cigarette-free America has long seemed like a pipe dream,” the AP noted, “public-health leaders have started throwing around phrases like ‘endgame’ and ‘tobacco-free generation.’”

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Flash Schumer scores a victory–almost

August 4, 2009

It appears Senator Chuck Schumer, aka Flash Gordon ,is going to get his way on the dubious practice of "flash trades.'' Maybe.