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Bonuses: here to stay

Neil Woodford’s decision to scrap bonuses at his fund management firm poses the question: does this mean big bonuses in the finance industry are on the way out? I don’t think it does. First, though, a word of praise. Mr...

America's 5 best and worst rated cars

Drivers are passionate about their rides, but that doesn't mean all automakers earn top marks from consumers

(Late) Monday Smackdown: Would the Washington Post Please Shut Down Now?

Live from the Journamalists' Self-Made Gehenna: The _Washington Post_ really should simply stop pretending to be a newspaper: Access is being able to reach HRC/inner circle. Emails clearly show this. Every example shows access.— Scott Wilson (@PostScottWilson) August 23, 2016 What do Scott Wilson and the rest of the...

Job satisfaction in your 20s, 30s may impact health later

"Most people spend almost half of their waking life at work and it’s important that you are able to find some joy," researcher says

History of the Meta-analysis

Live from Trumpland: I fear for my country when I reflect that Mitt Romney was so much less ridiculous as a candidate for president than is Donald Trump, and yet there polls are in the same range: _[Sam Wang][]_: [Sam Wang]: 2012: 2016:

Equilibrium and Foresight

(August 23, 2016 07:02 AM, by Emily Skarbek) A recent piece by Raphaële Chappe discusses the uses and limitations of general equilibrium theorizing. The post is a long-read, but Chappe briefly summarizes the point when she writes:...the theory lacks explanatory relevance, providing instead a language through which... (0 COMMENTS)

3 small-cap stocks that may be worth big bets

Analysts say these not widely known little companies have stocks that investors would be wise to become familiar with

Best and worst deals at Whole Foods

Find out which items you'll pay less -- and much more -- for at this upscale grocer

Revealed: ECB Secretly Hands Cash to Select Corporations

Is the ECB's latest bond-buying program creating corporate winners and losers?

Bill Black: Why Whistleblowers’ Disclosures Need Protection Under the Law

Big companies work hard at silencing whistleblowers. Here are some ways to keep them from shutting whistleblowers down.

Clinton says health rumors are part of GOP’s “wacky strategy”

In a late-night appearance, Clinton says speculation about her health “absolutely makes no sense”

Not The Best Time In History To Invest In Real Estate – Part 1

According to Jeff Reeves at Marketwatch, this is the best time in history to invest in real estate. Having spent half my professional life in the real estate and real estate finance businesses, let’s just say I was “curious” as to how he reached that conclusion. Show More Summary

Headline Dismay Minimization

(August 23, 2016 12:32 AM, by Bryan Caplan) Evaluate this simple cynical theory of what almost every politically aware person really wants: Minimizing the negative emotions they personally experience when they read/see/hear top news stories. In other words, the politically aware strongly care about even objectively minor problems... (0 COMMENTS)

The Wayback Machine: From Ten Years Ago: August 17-August 23, 2006

2006-08-22: _[The Blue Car Is the Red Car][]_: Once upon a time we had a red car--a red two-door 1987 Acura Integra without air conditioning that we bought in the spring of 1988. We called it "the red car." After thirteen years we replaced it with a blue four-door...

Play on: Daily fantasy sports cleared to resume in N.Y.

DraftKings, FanDuel and three other daily fantasy sports operators? were cleared to resume business in New York, just in time for the approaching NFL season and Major League Baseball playoffs

Extra crispy: KFC gives away chicken scented sunscreen

KFC gave away 3,000 bottles of sunscreen that it said smelled like fried chicken to drum up buzz for its Extra Crispy chicken

New York Times Reports Obama Administration and Congress Agree on Desirability of Campaign Contributions and Employment Opportunities from TPP Beneficiaries

Of course the NYT didn't actually say this, instead it told readers: "the White House and congressional Republican leaders mostly agree on the economic benefits of trade." Actually, unless the paper has mind readers on staff, its reporters...Show More Summary

Why These Gold Companies Are Insanely Attractive Right Now

Gold is having an incredible year, with global demand hitting 2,335 tonnes in the first half of 2016. For investors looking to increase their exposure to the yellow metal, these gold companies are a superior choice. The post Why These Gold Companies Are Insanely Attractive Right Now was originally published at The Wall Street Examiner. Follow the money!

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