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Citadel; Robinhood, short-selling stocks, and Melvin Capital Management
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Citadel; Robinhood, short-selling stocks, and Melvin Capital Management

The names you see above are the names of people you should remember in the distant future. If you're just now signing on, chances are you're catching up to the discovery that hedge funds are reportedly crashing thanks to an internet revolution of sorts. A revolution that in part was started by an online group on Reddit only known as "WallStreetBets." - Due to the extraordinary interest involving this topic, a follow-up explainer has been published on Citadel & Robinhood. - A secondary 1/30 follow up has been published. Despite some arguments otherwise the group does not appear to be alt-right affiliated at all. In fact, they appear to be ordinary people who have had enough with crooked investors using weird tactics to bankrupt companies and others. This is where ...
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NAACP issues national travel advisory in America for African Americans

The NAACP is intervening in what has become a growing problem with American  Airlines: injustices in the sky for those who are minorities.  This week, the NAACP issued a national travel advisory for African Americans and minorities -- as -- they've managed to discover an even further reason why they did such.   The announcement originally was thought to have come after a string of recent incidents in which saw minorities, essentially, be mistreated or entirely get kicked off of planes for no real reason. The goal of the advisory is to 'educate people; minorities, and communities"  about the concerns that we must "face while aboard American Airlines flights".  Most recently, the warning appears to have been born out of a controversy involving a pregnant Pakistani woman; an allergen t...
Flight attendant hits woman midflight, people on plane freak out
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Flight attendant hits woman midflight, people on plane freak out

The airline industry just can't seem to catch a break this week. According to several websites, an American Airlines flight attendant has apparently been suspended from duty following a video surfacing online of an assault. The man,  has not been positively identified by the Daily News. First seen in Jalopnik,  the video shows the flight attendant quickly growing angry with a female passenger who was trying to find room for her folding stroller. The brouhaha apparently happened after the woman refused to hand over her stroller after she was told she'd have to "check it" because there was allegedly "no space". The flight attendant is then seen in the video reaching for the stroller, and in the midst of such, intentionally strikes the woman barely missing her children. Male passengers ...
Bonus: American Airlines just made a big announcement for fliers
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Bonus: American Airlines just made a big announcement for fliers

Great news, perhaps, for those that consistently find themselves in the midst of an airline flight in the United States.  Airline giant American Airlines announced Monday that in the coming weeks and months, indeed, free snacks and better free entertainment options for coach passengers are headed back into nearly all domestic flights in the United States. American first withdrew such perks after the 11 September 2001 terrorist attacks, leaving, nearly not a single perk available to fliers.  The airline, some of which, recently merged with U.S Airways -- is expected to have most of their perks back installed by
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