Straight to The Point: November 9, 2017

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Good morning. In case you missed it, here is the New York Times’ guide to the 2017 election results. Voters resoundingly rejected a ballot measure to hold a constitutional convention, and overwhelmingly approved a pension-stripping measure for state officials convicted of corruption. At the national level, the House and Senate are in session. In other news…

star3 New York Credit Union Association President/CEO William J. Mellin submitted a comment to the Federal Communications Commission on CUNA’s Telephone Consumer Protection Act petition – The Point

star3 Credit union supporters can shop, search and help raise money for the New York Credit Union Foundation this holiday season through the Foundation’s partnerships with AmazonSmile, GoodSearch and GoodShop – Foundation

star3 Antonio Neves, an internationally recognized speaker, journalist, career coach and author will serve as the master of ceremonies at the 2018 CUNA GAC – The Point

star3 U.S. businesses are spending more than $34,000 each year on mitigating so-called distributed denial of service attacks – CU Times

star3 Analysis suggests that more than a third of the top 100 housing markets are overvalued – CUToday

star3 Nearly a third of millennials say they would rather own Bitcoin than stocks – Bloomberg

star3 Federal Reserve vice chairman of supervision Randy Quarles said Tuesday that the central bank will soon ask for public feedback on how it can be more transparent – The Hill

star3 Home prices are rising, yet affordability has improved since July – HousingWire

star3 The Joint Committee on Taxation said that most differences between how banks and credit unions operate have disappeared over time – New York’s State of Mind

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