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Some Economics Of World War I
Article By: Timothy Taylor
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 1:50 AM EST
The Great War marked the end of a period that had shown a strong rise in economic inequality.
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Book Review: Furr Et Al., Leading Transformation
Article By: Brenda Jubin
Sunday, November 11, 2018 10:42 AM EST
Companies frequently have to reinvent themselves, a task neglected because of comfort with the familiar and fear of the unknown and because management simply doesn’t know how to go about envisaging a different trajectory, let alone implementing it.
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Crosby, The Behavioral Investor Book Review
Article By: Brenda Jubin
Sunday, November 4, 2018 7:05 AM EST
Daniel Crosby has written a sweeping account of the impediments that human beings have to overcome to become successful investors. He also points investors to a “third way” of investing, distinct from both the passive and the active approaches.
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Book Review: Volcker, Keeping At It
Article By: Brenda Jubin
Sunday, October 28, 2018 11:43 AM EST
Paul A. Volcker has had a long, distinguished career, which he recalls in Keeping At It: The Quest for Sound Money and Good Government and best known for his role as the Fed chairman who shepherded the economy through a period of high inflation.
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Global Alcohol Markets
Article By: Timothy Taylor
Tuesday, October 23, 2018 7:10 AM EST
Wine’s share of the volume of global alcohol consumption has fallen from 34% to 13% since the early 1960s, while beer’s share has risen from 28% to 36%.
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Book Review: D’Aveni, The Pan-Industrial Revolution
Article By: Brenda Jubin
Sunday, October 21, 2018 12:32 PM EST
Richard D’Aveni has set forth a bold hypothesis. As 3-D printing or, more generally, additive manufacturing becomes increasingly sophisticated, manufacturing will be transformed and pan-industrial companies will come to dominate the world economy.
In this article: GE
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Iqbal On Volatility
Article By: Brenda Jubin
Sunday, October 14, 2018 11:16 AM EST
In Volatility: Practical Options Theory Adam Iqbal sets himself the goal of providing “an intuitive, as well as technical, understanding of both the basic and advanced ideas in options theory."
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"Fess Up To Reality" - Former Google Exec Exposes Silicon Valley Hypocrisy In Scathing Essay
Article By: Tyler Durden
Sunday, October 7, 2018 8:58 PM EST
After overcoming the temptation to publish under a pseudonym, former Google PR executive Jessica Powell has finally dropped her long-awaited satirical novel/memoir "The Big Disruption" last week.
In this article: GOOGL
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Tulchinsky, The UnRules
Article By: Brenda Jubin
Sunday, October 7, 2018 5:08 AM EST
In this book, Tulchinsky weaves a captivating personal account of what it takes for an immigrant to succeed in the world of quantitative finance and how data analytics are changing our future, and not only our financial future.
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Saudi America: Why The Shale Revolution Is Real
Article By: Simon Lack
Thursday, October 4, 2018 1:15 AM EST
Shale firms have long been criticized for outspending their cashflow.
In this article: XOM, OILB
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Book Review: Marks, Mastering The Market Cycle
Article By: Brenda Jubin
Sunday, September 30, 2018 11:10 AM EST
Howard Marks, cochairman and cofounder of Oaktree Capital Management and author of The Most Important Thing, expands on one of his twenty “most important things” in Mastering the Market Cycle: Getting the Odds on Your Side.
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The New AI Book That Investors Are Scrambling For
Article By: John Thomas
Friday, September 28, 2018 6:44 PM EST
AI will become so integral to your very existence that you won’t be able to live without it. The future is even more unbelievable than you imagined. The price of AI is dropping fast as hundreds of thousands of new programmers pour into the field.
In this article: NVDA, MU, AMD, LRCX
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Book Review: Agrawal Et Al., Prediction Machines
Article By: Brenda Jubin
Sunday, September 23, 2018 12:58 PM EST
The thesis of Prediction Machines: The Simple Economics of Artificial Intelligence is that, as things now stand, AI is becoming an ever cheaper community that lowers the cost of prediction and will change how businesses operate.
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Yuval Noah Harari: 21 Lessons For The 21st Century
Video By: James Altucher
Monday, September 17, 2018 2:19 AM EST
I've recommended Yuval Harari's book "Sapiens" more than any other book in the past 5 years. His new book, "21 Lessons for The 21st Century," covers so much more...
In this video: KO, AMZN, GOOGL
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New York Times Forecasts The 2014-16 Energy Sector Collapse
Article By: Simon Lack
Wednesday, September 5, 2018 1:47 AM EST
Hydraulic fracturing (‘fracking”) is how shale extraction of oil and gas has revolutionized America’s energy security.
In this article: XLE
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Does Gold Go On Vacation?
Article By: Arkadiusz Sieroń
Thursday, August 23, 2018 8:35 AM EST
The important factor in understanding gold’s behavior is the economic cycle and the current position in the cycle.
In this article: GLD
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