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MIB: Bethany McLean

This week, we speak with Bethany McLean, contributing editor to Vanity Fair, and author of Smartest Guys in the Room: The Amazing Rise and Scandalous Fall of Enron, which was later made into.....»»

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Succinct Summation of Week’s Events 12.14.18

Succinct Summations for the week ending December 14th, 2018 Positives: 1. MBA mortgage applications rose a seasonally-adjusted 3.0% w/o/w, higher than previous 1.0% increase. 2. Job opening.....»»

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BBRG: Insider Tips on Holiday Gifts for Traders

Insider Tips on Holiday Gifts for Traders You won’t make a killing on these ideas, but this list might make shopping a bit easier. Bloomberg, December 14, 2018     .....»»

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Rimac C-Two

At first glance, the Rimac C looks like just another gas powered super car. Look a bit closer, and note there is no place to pump in gas. Inst.....»»

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Fun with Forecasting, 2018 edition!

2019 Forecast: Predictions Will Be Wrong, Random or Worse Every year, the prognosticators come out of hiding. You have to wonder why they bother, given their record. Bloomberg, December 7,.....»»

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Interview with Paul A. Volcker (2013)

Given his new book is out, I dug up this 2013 interview by former Fed Governor Donald L. Kohn with former Fed Chairman Paul Volcker: Source: George Washington University Law School   Previously: .....»»

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Real World Application of Behavioral Economics

  The subject of behavioral economics keeps coming up in casual conversation. I love chatting with people about this, both the academic theories underlying the subject and the specifics of how.....»»

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GDP Ranking (1960-2017)

The Dynamic Graph (Data Visualization) Shows the Top 10 Countries with Most GDP from 1960 to 2017. This Country GDP Ranking includes countries such as, United States, C.....»»

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BBRG: Index-Investing Critic Takes Aim, Fires, Misses

Index-Investing Critic Takes Aim, Fires, Misses New arguments against low-cost, passive investing are no better than the old ones. Bloomberg, December 12, 2018.       Over the past 40.....»»

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60 Minutes: Elon Musk of Tesla

Musk opens up to Lesley Stahl about Twitter, pot, the Securities and Exchange Commission, Model 3 and Tesla Tesla CEO Elon Musk: The 60 Minutes.....»»

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MIB: Grantham and the Zero-Sum Game

Investors should think about markets as if they were spectators watching players at a poker table. Some will win, some will lose, but the net takeaway for the .....»»

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Supply of New U.S. Housing

This is fascinating: Consider this: from 1968 to 2008, a span of 40 years, there was only one year in which fewer new housing units were built than in 20.....»»

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BBRG: Donald Trump Owns This Stock Market

Donald Trump Owns This Stock Market It wasn’t smart to dump a dovish Fed chief, run up the deficit, and start a trade war. Trump did all three. Bloomberg, .....»»

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Transcript: Jeremy Grantham, GMO

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Partisan Bias of Financial Analysts

Don’t Like Trump? Your Financial Analysis Might Be Biased Partisanship should have no place in a corporate-credit rating. A new study says it does. Bloomberg, December 3, 2018       The.....»»

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Madoff’s Victims Are Close to Being Made Whole

This is quite astonishing: A decade after Bernard Madoff was arrested for running the world’s biggest Ponzi scheme, the bitter fight to recoup investors’ lost billions has astounded experts and .....»»

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How to Get to Mars.

“How To get to Mars” is a clip from the IMAX documentary “Roving Mars” from 2006. This is an edited short version. Thanks, Norm! The post How to Get to Mars. appeared first on The Big Picture......»»

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10 Sunday Morning Reads

My easy like Sunday morning reads: • When Are Holiday Sales Too Good to Be True? (Consumer Reports) • Memo from a ‘Facebook nation’ to Mark Zuckerberg: You moved fast and broke our country. (Recode) see al.....»»

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MIB: Jeremy Grantham, GMO

This week, we speak with Jeremy Grantham, who co-founded the global asset management firm GMO in1977 with Dick Mayo and Eyk van Otterloo, and serves as its chairman and chief investment strategist. Prior to f.....»»

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Succinct Summation of Week’s Events 12.7.18

Succinct Summations for the week ending December 7th, 2018 Positives: 1. Federal Reserve sees Labor and Housing data as soft — indicates slower rate hike cycle; 2. Non-farm payrolls rose 155k in November, meeting the low side of expectation.....»»

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