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Letting Algorithms Replace Human Appraisers

UK Daily Mail: Proposed new regulations would allow homes to be bought and sold through electronic valuations rather than human appraisers Home appraisals could be done electronically without the need for a licensed human regulator, according to new proposals   Regulators say … Continue reading

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"Do Shareholders Prefer Political Connectedness or Corporate Social Responsibility?: Evidence from Letting Trump Be Trump"

We all know I'm a skeptic of empirical analysis, so let's take this with a grain of salt, but it still seems interesting: I find evidence that shareholders prefer political connectedness to corporate… [[ This is a content summary only. … Continue reading

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Lawsuits Continue to Blast Bizarre Alabama Law Letting Sheriffs Pocket Inmate Meal Funds

A strange Alabama law allowing sheriffs to pocket savings on inmate meals is bringing allegations of corruption to offices and counties across the state. For decades, writes the New York Times, sheriffs prospered by manipulating a Depression-era system imposed to … Continue reading

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Letting the Money Changers Back in the Temple

Golden Valley Lending, Inc. is a payday lender that charges 900% interest on consumer loans sold over the internet. Golden Valley relies on the dubious legal dodge of setting up shop on an Indian reservation and electing tribal law in … Continue reading

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South Dakota Lawmakers Thoughtfully Consider Whether Letting Insurers Steal Worker’s Comp Is A Good Idea

Politicians in Pierre may restrict workers’ right to bring conniving insurers to court. Until now, individuals who’ve been ripped off on worker’s compensation have been to file suits against their insurance company. If the law changes, ‘people who are treated … Continue reading

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