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May 28th, 2015 at 12:57 pm

Facebook banking


Money, one of the most fundamental mediums that touch every person on the planet, is being changed by technology.  The demand for a globally accepted digital currency has been shown by the rise of Bitcoin.   Continue Reading »

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May 27th, 2015 at 9:27 pm

Hedge funds buying up of foreclosed subprimes, raise rents, float rent-bonds


Living humans don’t stand a chance when a giant hedge fund is bidding on all the foreclosed houses in a poor neighborhood – but that’s OK, because rapacious investors make great landlords.   Continue Reading »

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May 20th, 2015 at 1:40 pm

College enrollment declining as Millennials re-enter workforce


A new report shows that spring college enrollment dropped nearly 2% from last year.  Millennials are heading back to work, causing declining revenues in the educational sector.   Continue Reading »


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May 18th, 2015 at 3:02 pm

By 2025 autonomous cars could eliminate millions of jobs and reshape our economy


Most people, including experts, think that with the large hurdles that exist for widespread adoption, the transition to driverless vehicles will come slowly over the coming few decades.  This could be a significant underestimation.   Continue Reading »

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May 13th, 2015 at 9:28 pm

Future jobs: Where are they, and how to get them


The jobs of the future aren’t so easily defined, though the Bureau of Labor Statistics expects health care and construction jobs to grow as baby boomers age in greater numbers and the economic rebound gives people the confidence to build new homes.   Continue Reading »

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May 13th, 2015 at 9:16 pm

Science says you should spend money on experiences, not things


Money can make you happier, but after you basic needs are met, it really doesn’t make you much more happier.  One of the the biggest questions then is how do we allocate our money, which is (for most of us) a limited resource.   Continue Reading »

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May 10th, 2015 at 1:35 pm

More than 6,000 stores being closed by major U.S. retailers


We are told that the U.S. economy really is improving, so why are U.S. retailers permanently shutting down thousands of stores?   Continue Reading »

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May 10th, 2015 at 1:29 pm

Growth statistics are being infiltrated by Robots


Think tank Third Way published in early April, research by Henry Siu and Nir Jaimovich that attributes to robots and automation the fact that routinized jobs have all but vanished from the economic recovery.   Continue Reading »

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May 1st, 2015 at 2:39 pm

Globalization unraveling


Cisco chief executive John Chambers used a portentous phrase while telling analysts in 2013 that they were cutting its three- to five-year revenue growth target because sales in emerging markets were spiraling downward:  “We’re the canary in the coal mine.”    Continue Reading »

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April 27th, 2015 at 7:37 pm

$91.5 billion will be spent globally on video games this year


A huge amount of money will be spent on video games in 2015.  According to an upcoming report from research firm Newzoo, the global gaming market will reach $91.5 billion this year.

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