Trump’s postmaster general is playing with political fire


Louis DeJoy came to Washington to deliver for his ally, Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpDeWine tests negative for coronavirus a second time Several GOP lawmakers express concern over Trump executive orders Beirut aftermath poses test for US aid to frustrating ally MORE. He’s stepping into a political minefield.

DeJoy was tapped this spring to be postmaster general by the Postal Board of Governors, headed by a former chairman of the Republican Party.

He is a big donor to Trump and the Republican Party; his qualifications to run the Postal Service were tangential.

For Trump, however, the Postal

Wichita County needs poll workers as election nears


The need for Wichita County poll workers is a constant, but there are six more days of early voting before this General Election in November. Local voters will cast ballots Nov. 3 for everything from mayor of Wichita Falls to the president of the United States.

Having an election during the COVID-19 pandemic means additional duties for poll workers. 

“This time we’re going to have people cleaning, wiping, making sure everything stays as safe as possible,” Wichita County Clerk Lori Bohannon said.

Bohannon is working on ballots, lining up voting centers and making other preparations with early voting for Nov.

Trinidad and Tobago to hold general election


Trinidad and Tobago (TT) will today elect all 41 members to its House of Representatives, after President Paula-Mae Weekes dissolved

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Trinidad and Tobago (TT) will today elect all 41 members to its House of Representatives, after President Paula-Mae Weekes dissolved the nation’s parliament on July 3.

Since the last general election in 2015, TT has been led by the centre-left People’s National Movement (PNM), headed by Prime Minister Keith Rowley. While July polling indicates that the PNM’s support has declined since 2015, the party still maintains a 5-6% lead on main opposition party United National Congress (UNC), which

A General Strategy on How to Select a Crypto Fund, Part 2


With about 800 crypto funds relying on a new asset class, which has its own properties, it is essential to assess them through an appropriate framework. We provide a basic framework of useful metrics to assess the true risk of a crypto fund as a quantitative screening tool. Short-listed funds can then be assessed in more detail through a classic due diligence process.

Assessing the return/risk profile of a directional trading crypto fund

Assessing the expected return of a directional fund

Investors in a directional fund should first have a clear understanding of the dynamic of the fund’s overall strategy