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Stories by Terry Ponick

Biographical Note: Dateline Award-winning music and theater critic for The Connection Newspapers and the Reston-Fairfax Times, Terry was the music critic for the Washington Times print edition (1994-2010) and online Communities (2010-2014). Since 2014, he has been the Senior Business and Entertainment Editor for Communities Digital News (CDN). A former stockbroker and a writer and editor with many interests, he served as editor under contract from the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) and continues to write on science and business topics. He is a graduate of Georgetown University (BA, MA) and the University of South Carolina where he was awarded a Ph.D. in English and American Literature and co-founded one of the earliest Writing Labs in the country. Twitter: @terryp17

Feckless D-Listers smear Trump with ‘fake but accurate’ immigration yarns

Nothing like a bit of blatant fake news, trumpeted nationwide on cue to smear the President. The once respected but now feckless Time magazine propagandized the issue with obviously Photoshopped anti-Trump cover art. Time's artistic D-Listers depicted a fake Presidential encounter with a sobbing illegal alien girl.

remarkable Donald Trump Atlanta Fed Q2 GDP

Atlanta Fed: Q2 GDP growth estimated at a whopping 4.5+ percent

Last week’s Q2 GDP estimate from the Atlanta Fed proved to be a real eye-opener. Though just a rolling estimate, this latest data dump by the Atlanta Fed would seem to indicate that at least in a business sense, President Trump’s MAGA Revolution is well underway.

MJ: The latest news on marijuana stocks and a speculative ETF

The lure of marijuana stocks (and marijuana ETFs like MJ) is the possibility that this effectively UNcontrolled substance is a risk that, "for sure," will make speculators rich. The problem is that these stocks and ETFs are acutely prone to severe headline risk.

Memorial Day 2018 stock and bond trading schedule

For most Americans today, Memorial Day 2018 will mark the traditional annual kickoff day for beach season and summer vacations. But, since this coming Monday is a national holiday and day of remembrance, Wall Street and the banking business come to a temporary halt on Memorial Day.