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First Post! November 13, 2019 - ThomW Day

Hey Shackers, it's time for a very special ThomW Day First Post! Get in the pool!


Hey Shacknews, it's time for your First Post! Let's officially start our day of posting. Please take a look.

It's ThomW Day at Shacknews

It's ThomW Day!
It's ThomW Day!

Happy Birthday, ThomW! Long may you lol!

Nike to stop selling merchandise directly to Amazon

Just do it (for Shacknews)
Just do it (for Shacknews)

Not that surprising considering the new Nike CEO used to be eBay's CEO. The company is focused on selling directly to customers.

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell testifies before Congress 

The Fed doesn't have the usual monetary policy tools remaining with historically low interest rates, and Chairman Jerome Powell is heading to Capitol Hill today to explain what options are left in the event of a recession.

Tim Apple brings the Escape key back to MacBook Pro

Apple quietly announced a new 16-inch MacBook Pro today that is expandable to 64 GB of RAM and 8 TB of storage. The laptop also adds a new physical Escape key, but still keeps the Touch Bar. 

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There you have it, Shacknews. Your ThomW Day Edition of First Post! for November 13, 2019. Please consider subscribing to Shacknews Mercury to support our site for as little as $1/month. Here is a picture of Lola to brighten your day.

"Happy Birthday, ThomW!" - Lola

What are you up to tonight? Let us know in the Shacknews Chatty comment thread below.


Asif Khan is the Luminary and majority shareholder of Shacknews. He began his career in video game journalism as a freelancer in 2001 for Asif is a CPA and was formerly an investment adviser representative. After much success in his own personal investments, he retired from his day job in financial services and is currently focused on new private investments. His favorite PC game of all time is Duke Nukem 3D, and he is an unapologetic fan of most things Nintendo. Asif first frequented the Shack when it was sCary's Shugashack to find all things Quake. When he is not immersed in investments or gaming he is a purveyor of fine electronic music. Asif also has an irrational love of Cleveland sports.

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