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Michael Scott

Michael Scott

Writer, Safehaven.com

Contributor since: 28 Mar 2018

Biography

Michael Scott majored in International Business at San Francisco State University and University of Economics, Prague. He is now working as a news editor for Safehaven.com and Oilprice.com

 

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