Israel is heading for its third election in a year

Deadlocked by many of the same factors as Britain’s, Israel’s electoral system may offer a glimpse of our political future. If madness is doing the same thing again and again and expecting different results, Israel’s political system could perhaps be certified insane. After months of frustrated attempts to form a governing coalition, voters will head to the polls yet again on 2 March 2020, following elections in April and September this year. Forming a government has become a Sisphean task for Israeli lawmakers. After April’s election, lawmakers voted to dissolve Knesset and call another election in September, after Netanyahu failed to form a coalition. At that time, rather than return… Read More

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A Russian slapping champion recently lost for the first time when he was slapped unconscious and sent into a ‘mini coma’

A Russian slapping maestro has been slapped unconscious. Vasiliy Khamotiskiy, a full-time farmer who slaps people in his spare time, won the male slapping championship at an event in Krasnoyarsk earlier this year. His winning slapping streak was brought to an abrupt end this month, though, as he was hit so hard he face-planted a metal barrel in front of him. According to RT.com, Khamotiskiy was hospitalized. He said the slap sent him into a “mini coma.” Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. A Russian slapping maestro was recently slapped unconscious in a slap sports shocker. Full-time farmer Vasiliy Khamotiskiy, a 300-pound slapper in his spare time, has attracted… Read More

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Chevron will absorb a nearly $11 billion writedown this quarter — and it could weigh on the entire stock market (CVX)

Chevron announced Tuesday that it will write down nearly $11 billion in assets in the fourth quarter. That could have a $1.32-per-share negative impact on S&P 500 earnings in the fourth quarter, according to Howard Silverblatt of S&P Dow Jones Indices. Typically, writedowns are more accounting and have limited cash-flow impacts, Silverblatt said. “It is an admission that they’ve got an issue and that they’re addressing it,” Silverblatt told Markets Insider in an interview. Watch Chevron trade live on Markets Insider. Oil giant Chevron’s Tuesday announcement that it will write down nearly $11 billion in assets in the fourth quarter could weigh on the entire market. A writedown of that… Read More

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Chevron will absorb a nearly $11 billion write down this quarter — and it could weigh on the entire stock market (CVX)

Chevron announced Tuesday that it will write down nearly $11 billion in assets in the fourth quarter. That could have a $1.32-per-share negative impact on S&P 500 earnings in the fourth quarter, according to Howard Silverblatt of S&P Dow Jones Indices. Typically, write-downs are more accounting and have limited cash-flow impacts, Silverblatt said. “It is an admission that they’ve got an issue and that they’re addressing it,” Silverblatt told Markets Insider in an interview. Watch Chevron trade live on Markets Insider. Oil giant Chevron’s Tuesday announcement that it will write down nearly $11 billion in assets in the fourth quarter could weigh on the entire market. A write-down of that… Read More

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Chevron will absorb a nearly $11 billion write down this quarter — and it could weigh on the entire stock market (CVX)

Chevron announced Tuesday that it will write down nearly $11 billion in assets in the fourth quarter. That could have a $1.32-per-share negative impact on S&P 500 earnings in the fourth quarter, according to Howard Silverblatt of S&P Dow Jones Indices. Typically, write-downs are more accounting and have limited cash-flow impacts, Silverblatt said. “It is an admission that they’ve got an issue and that they’re addressing it,” Silverblatt told Markets Insider in an interview. Watch Chevron trade live on Markets Insider. Oil giant Chevron’s Tuesday announcement that it will write down nearly $11 billion in assets in the fourth quarter could weigh on the entire market. A write-down of that… Read More

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