PopMuse: Personal Finance http://popmu.se Musings of stuff en-us Copyright 2007-2020 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Visas for Hong Kong https://www.wsj.com/articles/visas-for-hong-kong-11590792802 https://www.wsj.com/articles/visas-for-hong-kong-11590792802 Sat, 30 May 2020 02:39:00 UTC RSSOpinion Punish China by offering the city’s people a home in the U.K. and U.S. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ How Twitter made its own rules for Trump to break https://www.latimes.com/business/technology/story/2020-05-29/how-twitter-made-its-own-rules-for-trump-to-break https://www.latimes.com/business/technology/story/2020-05-29/how-twitter-made-its-own-rules-for-trump-to-break Sat, 30 May 2020 01:24:59 UTC Suhauna Hussain, Jeff Bercovici at Business Among the big social media platforms, Twitter has taken a unique approach to moderating user speech, one that's both unusually subjective and notably principled. That approach has allowed the company to avoid direct conflict with President Trump — until this week. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Congresswoman Valerie Plame? https://www.wsj.com/articles/congresswoman-valerie-plame-11590792699 https://www.wsj.com/articles/congresswoman-valerie-plame-11590792699 Sat, 30 May 2020 00:35:00 UTC RSSOpinion She rewrites the Scooter Libby scandal history as she runs for Congress. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ When Is Amazon Prime Day 2020? https://www.kiplinger.com/article/spending/T062-C000-S004-when-is-amazon-prime-day.html https://www.kiplinger.com/article/spending/T062-C000-S004-when-is-amazon-prime-day.html Fri, 29 May 2020 23:23:53 UTC Kiplinger's Personal Finance Circumstances beyond its control have forced Amazon to move its annual Christmas-in-July Amazon Prime Day blowout sale in 2020 to ... not July. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ The Gig Is Down in Seattle https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-gig-is-down-in-seattle-11590792753 https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-gig-is-down-in-seattle-11590792753 Fri, 29 May 2020 22:52:00 UTC RSSOpinion The People’s Republic of Western Washington hammers app firms that are pandemic lifesavers. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Democrats Bite the Bullet Train https://www.wsj.com/articles/democrats-bite-the-bullet-train-11590792629 https://www.wsj.com/articles/democrats-bite-the-bullet-train-11590792629 Fri, 29 May 2020 22:50:00 UTC RSSOpinion The coronavirus may finally kill Jerry Brown’s boondoggle to nowhere. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Twin Cities Cops Stand and Watch as Buildings Burn https://www.wsj.com/articles/twin-cities-cops-stand-and-watch-as-buildings-burn-11590791859 https://www.wsj.com/articles/twin-cities-cops-stand-and-watch-as-buildings-burn-11590791859 Fri, 29 May 2020 22:37:00 UTC RSSOpinion Local business owners say they are willing to use force if necessary to keep their shops from being looted. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ We've Hardly Gotten to Know You, Coronavirus https://www.wsj.com/articles/weve-hardly-gotten-to-know-you-coronavirus-11590791799 https://www.wsj.com/articles/weve-hardly-gotten-to-know-you-coronavirus-11590791799 Fri, 29 May 2020 22:36:00 UTC RSSOpinion One of the worst things about the new abnormal Covid has brought on is the uncertainty. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ The State Pension Crisis Goes Beyond the Big Blue States https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-state-pension-crisis-goes-beyond-the-big-blue-states-11590791639 https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-state-pension-crisis-goes-beyond-the-big-blue-states-11590791639 Fri, 29 May 2020 22:34:00 UTC RSSOpinion Politicians and fund administrators everywhere wasted the reform potential of an 11-year bull market. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Lockdowns vs. the Vulnerable https://www.wsj.com/articles/lockdowns-vs-the-vulnerable-11590791538 https://www.wsj.com/articles/lockdowns-vs-the-vulnerable-11590791538 Fri, 29 May 2020 22:32:00 UTC RSSOpinion A strategy that ignores trade-offs and the dimension of time badly served coronavirus victims. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/