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Fracking Boom Creates Mortgage Headaches for Banks
The natural gas extraction method of fracking has many critics—mostly among environmentalists. But banks in the Eastern U.S. have recently sprung up as opponents too.
Banks that lent mortgages to homeowners that then sell their property rights to energy companies find themselves in a tricky situation. In the video below, the editors of American Banker discuss how some banks are dealing with these issues.
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By Whitney E. Akers
- "The Game Changers" is a new documentary on Netflix that posits a vegan diet can improve athletic performance in professional athletes.
- Limited studies available show that the type of diet — plant-based or omnivorous — doesn't give you an athletic advantage.
- We talked to experts about what diet is the best for athletic performance.
Packed with record-setting athletes displaying cut physiques and explosive power, "The Game Changers," a new documentary on Netflix, has a clear message: Vegan is best.
By John R. Platt
When it comes to solving problems related to wildlife trade, there are an awful lot of "sticky widgets."