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Are free and fair elections a thing of the past?

Journalist Carole Cadwalladr digs into one of the most perplexing events in recent times: the UK’s super-close 2016 vote to leave the European Union. Tracking the result to a barrage of misleading Face.....»»

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“Epidemic of Selfie Deaths”

A longish piece in Outside magazine (really) discusses what they describe as an “epidemic of selfie deaths” later. This turns out to be nonsense. I will delve into why early next week. However.....»»

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Art Laffer Auditions for the Fed

@TBPInvictus here. With Herman Cain and Stephen Moore apparently on life support for Fed slots, looks like Art Laffer is stepping up his game. Laffer recently appeared on Fo.....»»

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Here Comes the Future

In April 2017 the Lilium Jet successfully completed its maiden test flight series in the skies above Bavaria. The 2-seater Eagle prototype executed a range of complex .....»»

Category: blogSource: THEBIGPICTUREApr 17th, 2019Related News

Corrections & Declines

Markets Why Routine Stock-Market Declines Make Investors Crazy Many of us are sure disaster awaits, even though that almost never happens. Bloomberg, April 10, 2019       The psychology surrou.....»»

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S&P 500 intra-year declines vs. calendar year returns

Source: JP Morgan The post S&P 500 intra-year declines vs. calendar year returns appeared first on The Big Picture......»»

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MIB: How to recover from a setback

Imagine you are the founders of an early a social-networking website at an Ivy league school. You want top expand the footprint, so you hire a local code geek, who promptly s.....»»

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U.S. Recorded Music Revenues by Format

Source: RIAA The post U.S. Recorded Music Revenues by Format appeared first on The Big Picture......»»

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BBRG: Good Beginning for Ending Corporate-Tax Avoidance

Warren Has a Good Beginning for Ending Corporate-Tax Avoidance Something’s not right when the most profitable companies can avoid paying their share. Bloomberg, April 15, 2019       Each year, publicly traded cor.....»»

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How to Avoid the Estate Tax And Die Happily Ever After…

Estate Tax Gets a Lot More Attention Than It Deserves The levy is portrayed as a big threat to family businesses and farms, though almost no one pays it.  Bloomberg, April 10, 2019 .....»»

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Federal Tax Burden has Shifted Away from Corporations

Astonishing: The post Federal Tax Burden has Shifted Away from Corporations appeared first on The Big Picture......»»

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Designing to Scale: Urban Hubs

Source: National Geographic The post Designing to Scale: Urban Hubs appeared first on The Big Picture......»»

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Men in Black International

The Men in Black have always protected the Earth from .....»»

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MIB: Cameron & Tyler Winklevoss

This week, we speak with co-founders of cryptocurrency exchange Gemini. The duo received a multimillion-dollar settlement in 2008 after claiming Mark Zuckerberg stole their idea for a social-networking websit.....»»

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Succinct Summation of Week’s Events 4.12.19

Succinct Summations for the week ending April 11th, 2019 Positives: 1. Markets continued to act better in light of IPOs, Disney streaming news 2. Jobless claims fell 8k w/o/w, f.....»»

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BBRG: Estate Tax Gets a Lot More Attention Than It Deserves

Estate Tax Gets a Lot More Attention Than It Deserves The levy is portrayed as a big threat to family businesses and farms, though almost no one pays it.  Bloomberg, April 10, 2019.....»»

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1968 Ferrari 330 GTS Spyder

Spring is here! Temperatures will climb into the 60s this weekend, and what could be better than rolling in a lovely Italian convertible from 1960s? The GT.....»»

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Wealth Distribution in America

Let Me Tell You How It Will Be . . . ’Cause I’m the Taxman Source: Bloomberg   Yesterday, I mentioned that several billionaires who were n.....»»

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Rick Ferri on Asset Allocation

On this episode of Talk Your Book, I speak with Rick Ferri about the next phase of his career. Rick was one of the pioneers .....»»

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Singularity Event Horizon

More fascinating stuff (via Phil Plait of Bad Astronomy): “To be clear, you are not actually seeing the black hole itself. That ci.....»»

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