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Republic of Congo President Denis Sassou-Nguesso and his son Denis Christel Sassou-Nguesso

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After years of highly publicized trials in Europe, a new judicial case has been opened on allegedly "ill-gotten gains" by the family of Denis Sassou-Nguesso, President of Congo-Brazzaville, in the United States this time. Two Florida federal prosecutors have initiated proceedings last month on the behalf of the United States Department of Justice to seize a luxury property in Florida estimated at close to $ 3 million, which they claim was acquired by Denis Christel Sassou-Nguesso, the son of the Congolese dictator Denis Sassou-Nguesso. 

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AroniSmartIntelligence™ in Action: Market Sentiment and Investment

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On June 16,  2020,  AroniSmart™ team, leveraging the Machine Learning, Text Analytics, and Sentiment and Valance Analysis capabilities of AroniSmartIntelligence™,  continued looking at the market sentiment index and events driving the stock market at the end of  Q2 2020 (see here: AroniSmartIntelligence™ in Action: Market Sentiment and Key Stocks in June 2020 ). From the analysis, AroniSmart continued to highlight the key major events impacting the financial sector, the stock markets, and the economy in general. AroniSmart™ analysis showed that despite the market coming back from the significant deep since early March 2020, the overall sentiment was improving and close to being positive, across the board.  With this analysis, AroniSmart™ team conttinues to analyze the dynamics in Q2 2020.

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AroniSmartIntelligence™ in Action: Market Sentiment and Investment

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In May  2020,  AroniSmart™ team, leveraging the Machine Learning, Text Analytics, and Sentiment and Valance Analysis capabilities of AroniSmartIntelligence™,  continued looking at the market sentiment index and events driving the stock market in  Q2 2020 (see here: AroniSmartIntelligence™ in Action: Market Sentiment and Key Stocks in May 2020 ). From the analysis, AroniSmart continued to highlight the key major events impacting the financial, the stock markets, and the economy in general. AroniSmart™ analysis showed that despite the market coming back from the significant deep since early March 2020, the overall sentiment  is negative, across the board.  With this analysis, AroniSmart conttinues to analyze the dynamics in Q2 2020.

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Republic of Congo President Denis Sassou-Nguesso and his son Denis Christel Sassou-Nguesso

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After years of highly publicized trials in Europe, a new judicial case has been opened on allegedly "ill-gotten gains" by the family of Denis Sassou-Nguesso, President of Congo-Brazzaville, in the United States this time. Two Florida federal prosecutors have initiated proceedings last month on the behalf of the United States Department of Justice to seize a luxury property in Florida estimated at close to $ 3 million, which they claim was acquired by Denis Christel Sassou-Nguesso, the son of the Congolese dictator Denis Sassou-Nguesso. 

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Brig. Gen. Emmanuel Ndahiro (left) cited in Panama Papers and Paradise Papers in Rwandan President Paul Kagame's Confidant

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They loot their countries, swim in a sea of wealth and stash funds away from their empoverished homelands,  mostly in Western foreign lands, while their people are starving or dying from easily preventable diseases, and their killing squads are brutally murdering those who dare to speak up against corruption, embezzlement and tyranny.

"They" are tyrants and corrupt foreign leaders and their relatives and confidents. They come from all over the World.  Africa counts many.  After siphoning the economies of their countries, they use the loot to buy mansions, private jets, yachts, rare paintings and artworks, luxury apartments, jewelry, million dollar cars, and other expensive items in the West or hide the money through shell companies. 

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Equatorial Guinea Teodoro Nguema Settled Kleptocracy Case in US in 2014

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They loot their countries, swim in a sea of wealth and orgies farther from their homelands,  mostly in Western foreign lands, especially the United States, while their people are starving or dying from easily preventable diseases, and their killing squads are brutally murdering those who dare to speak up against corruption, embezzlement and tyranny.

"They" are tyrants and corrupt foreign leaders and their relatives. Some of the most notorious are from Africa. The latest case, involving Samuel Mebiame,  the son of the late Gabon Prime Minister Leon Mebiame, highlights the extent of corruption and kleptocracy in Africa.

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AroniSmartInvest in Action: Wal-Mart Stock Crosses a Major Threshold

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On Wednesday July 26, 2017, Wal-Mart crossed a major threshold, going above $79.00 for the first time since the announcement of the acquisition of Whole Foods Markets (WFM) by Amazon.

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Wal-Mart Walking in Amazon Footsteps by Acquiring Jet.Com?

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Jet.com, an online retailer startup has agreed to be bought by the retailer giant Wal-Mart in a deal valued at $3.3 billion.  Wal-Mart had been trying to break into e-commerce, from its traditional brick-and-mortar retail business for more than a decade. Since 2000, Wal-Mart has been trying to build an on-line presence, with Walmart.com,  and hired online executives, such Neil Ashe. It built its own e-commerce to compete against the leaders, especially Amazon. Amazon's growing

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Tim Cook sits with CNBC Mad Money Jim Cramer and shares his thoughts on Apple 's Growth and Innovation and Government's Dysfunction

Tim Cook sits with CNBC Mad Money Jim Cramer and shares his thoughts in this video:

Making Cents International is inviting youths for The Global Youth Economic Opportunities Summit 2015 in order to provide a demand-driven Knowledge Management (KM) platform to build the capacity of positive youth development stakeholders worldwide to design, implement, and evaluate high-impact youth economic opportunity programs, policies, and partnerships.

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U.S. housing starts fell more than expected in August, but a rebound in building permits pointed to sustained strength in the housing market.

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The 2,320-mile long Mississippi River has been a critical economic lifeline for New Orleans and the nation, for thousands of years.

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AroniSmartIntelligence™ in Action: Market Sentiment and Investment

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On June 16,  2020,  AroniSmart™ team, leveraging the Machine Learning, Text Analytics, and Sentiment and Valance Analysis capabilities of AroniSmartIntelligence™,  continued looking at the market sentiment index and events driving the stock market at the end of  Q2 2020 (see here: AroniSmartIntelligence™ in Action: Market Sentiment and Key Stocks in June 2020 ). From the analysis, AroniSmart continued to highlight the key major events impacting the financial sector, the stock markets, and the economy in general. AroniSmart™ analysis showed that despite the market coming back from the significant deep since early March 2020, the overall sentiment was improving and close to being positive, across the board.  With this analysis, AroniSmart™ team conttinues to analyze the dynamics in Q2 2020.

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AroniSmartIntelligence™ in Action: Market Sentiment and Investment

Investing

In May  2020,  AroniSmart™ team, leveraging the Machine Learning, Text Analytics, and Sentiment and Valance Analysis capabilities of AroniSmartIntelligence™,  continued looking at the market sentiment index and events driving the stock market in  Q2 2020 (see here: AroniSmartIntelligence™ in Action: Market Sentiment and Key Stocks in May 2020 ). From the analysis, AroniSmart continued to highlight the key major events impacting the financial, the stock markets, and the economy in general. AroniSmart™ analysis showed that despite the market coming back from the significant deep since early March 2020, the overall sentiment  is negative, across the board.  With this analysis, AroniSmart conttinues to analyze the dynamics in Q2 2020.

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AroniSmartInvest has flagged Wal*Mart stock (WMT) since June 2018

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In June 2017, AroniSmartInvest™ In Action, based on the analysis with AroniSmartInvest, predicted that Wal*Mart (NASDAQ: WMT) had started to build  a momentum expected to accelerate for the rest of 2017 and 2018. AroniSmartInvest in Action projections were based on the several factors, that we will revisit shortly. In July 2018. 

At the time,  Wal*Mart stock (NASDAQ: WMT) had been soaring. June 2017 Year-to-date (YTD), the stock was up 15%,  from $69.12 on Dec 30, 2016 to  $79.36 on June 9, 2017  and  22% up since February 2017. What happened since then?

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