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A Most Violent Year: A Review

“New York, I love you, but you’re bringing me down…”*

1981. Guns, gangs, police and violence. Tense, full of suspense, J.C. Chandor’s A Most Violent Year inverts the ‘gangster’ genre with an innovative eye. 1,225 more words

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March 6, 2015

March 7, 2015

Yesterday when the temperature these days was on its way to near minus five degrees Celsius with rather clear skies, while snow pummeled and snarled lines of cars on roads in the U.S. 239 more words


23 Jan 15

S&P 2,053.76 -0.46% | MSCI EMI 991.98 +0.86% | US10Y 1.80% -44bps (MoM) | €/$ 1.1215 -1.33% | 30YFRM 3.84% -18bps (MoM) | WTI Crude… 134 more words



After my brother, Larry Marlin, attended college for a couple of years, he went to work for what was at the time Standard Oil, working in one of their gas stations.  56 more words


The Economy and Politics of the Late 1800's and Early 1900's

“Do you know the only thing that gives me pleasure? It’s to see my dividends coming in.”
– John D. Rockefeller

The economy of the United States during the time period leading up to the realism movement underwent a massive transition. 540 more words

Standard Oil Heiress Bequeaths Record Gift to Virginia All-Girls Prep School

Fairfax, VA (Law Firm Newswire) November 18, 2014 – Upon her passing, Ruth T. Bedford left $40 million to her beloved alma mater, doubling its endowment. 22 more words