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  • Walt Hickey, the author, has been writing a daily newsletter since 2014.

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What actual readers have to say:


“It’s fascinating to see how your perception of news changes when they are told around the key numbers in them.” - David Bauer, 14 +1 Newsletters Worth Your Time

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