More Solar Workers in the U.S. than Coal Miners

The solar industry is still tiny compared to the oil and gas industry. In truth it is still a baby, only just learning to stand on its own two feet, yet thanks to constantly falling prices resulting from technological improvements and economies of scale, the solar industry is growing quickly, far faster than any other energy sector.

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BMO to open ‘studio’ branches s more customers bank online

The Bank of Montreal will open tiny branches with a handful of employees giving “face-to-face” information on topics such as mortgages, with most customers now banking online.

BMO is opening what it calls a “studio” branch next week in a Montreal condo building and expects to open 10 to 15 of these micro branches at a time across Canada and in the U.S. Midwest, CEO William Downe said Monday.

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Eight Ways to Spot Counterfeit Money

The new U.S. $100 bill is set to debut in October. Along with a sleeker, more high-tech look, the new bill has new security features designed to thwart counterfeiters. For instance, the new $100 has color-shifting ink that would be difficult for counterfeiters to duplicate. The Liberty Bell on the note will shift from copper to green when the bill is tilted.

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