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Rather than rising, GE Power’s profit fell 45 percent last year, forcing GE to slash its overall profit outlook and cut its dividend for only the second time since the Great Depression. Its shares have plunged more than 50 percent since the March forecast. Former CEO Jeff Immelt was replaced in August.
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Ponzi started out working odd jobs, including as a dishwasher in a restaurant. In 1907, he moved to Montreal, where he found a job as a teller at Bank Zarossi. The bank was formed to cater to the new Italian immigrant population, charging high interest rates.
In the past, pension funds, endowments and family offices pursued relatively safe investments. After interest rates collapsed on the heels of the financial crisis, they ran into challenges paying pensioners and filling university budgets, and added riskier bets on hedge funds and venture capital in the hopes of winning better returns.
Picture looking at your bank account and seeing a nine-figure sum. Hundreds of millions of dollars just sitting there. Imagine the warm feeling of satisfaction washing over your body as you realize that you’ll never have to worry again.
The drunk driver, Clark Morse, received a minimum of 28 years in prison for his crime. Cynthia says she’d give all her winnings back if she could only walk again or get her sister back.
The impact of gambling addiction.
As with adults, youth gambling addiction can negatively impact every aspect of life, from learning and school performance, to mental and physical health. It can lead to criminal and other anti-social behavior. Studies have found that some young problem gamblers are also fighting alcohol and drug addictions.
Playing cards appeared in the ninth century in China. Records trace gambling in Japan back at least as far as the 14th century. 
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