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Market Power, 'the Profits-Investment Disconnect,' and the Mal-Distribution of Income

Maybe we'll finally start discussing something I've been writing about for years with little traction, how market power affects the distribution of income (the disconnect between income and the contribution to final product that occurs when market power exists): The...

Follow The Country's Largest Pension Fund Into This Asset

The California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS) shocked the investing world in September when it announced that it was pulling its $4 billion investments in hedge funds. The

'Thoughts on High-Priced Textbooks'

Tim Taylor on why textbooks cost so much: Thoughts on High-Priced Textbooks: High textbook prices are a pebble in the shoe of many college students. Sure, it's not the biggest financial issue they face, But it's a real and nagging.....

Central Bankers Have Gone 'Mean Girls' On Each Other — Here's What They're Probably Saying

High school never ends. On Friday, Reuters reported that relations between ECB president Mario Draghi and German leaders, most notably Bundesbank head Jens Weidmann "is totally rotten, it's beyond repair." The feud over how to steerShow More Summary

6 Ways It Pays to Be Friendly With Your Neighbors

Our communities just don't have the same bonds they used to. Think about it: Of all the people you've lived next door to, how many of their names do you know? (See also: How to Deal With a Rude Neighbor) This is a problem, given the tangible, material benefits of having neighbors you know better...

4 UCSF Center for Digital Health Innovation startups that are changing care coordination

The first projects of CDHI are combining powerful health data with social and mobile applications to transform the delivery of health care.

'Regret and Economic Decision-Making'

Here are the conclusions to Regret and economic decision-making: Conclusions We are clearly a long way from fully understanding how people behave in dynamic contexts. But our experimental data and that of earlier studies (Lohrenz 2007) suggest that regret is...

ImmunoGen, Inc. Pushes Forward

With just $4.2 million in royalties from Roche's Kadcyla, investors need to be focused on ImmunoGen's internal pipeline.

GSD&M Targets Wedding Season for Southwest Airlines

GSD&M is launching its fall campaign for Southwest Airlines with a new spot, entitled “Wedding,” which debuts this Sunday during NFL programming. The ad touts Southwest Airlines as the perfect partner for wedding season. While it may...Show More Summary

Everything You Hate About Advertising Comes to Video With the Onion-Like 'Advertising Insider!'

The advertising trade parody site made quite a slash when it debuted way back in 2001, even meriting mention in an Adweek column. The site itself hasn't been updated since 2005, but Adweak (pronounced Adwee-YAK, or at least...Show More Summary

Turn Up Your Volume: 5 Big Moves Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Music Moguls

Music moguls and entrepreneurs have a lot to teach each other. But don't worry; you don't have to sing like Beyonc or turn tables like Skrillex to bring the music to your business.

'Those Whom a God Wishes to Destroy He First Drives Mad'

Brad DeLong wonders why Cliff Asness in clinging to a theoretical model that has clearly been rejected by the data:... What is not normal is to claim that your analysis back in 2010 that quantitative easing was generating major...

Keira Knightley on Laggies, relationships, and surviving your 20s

Lynn Shelton's Laggies, a warm dramedy about a woman (Keira Knightley) sorting out her late-20s malaise as she tries to find her true path in life, comes out today. And if you think you can relate to the film's premise, you're definitely not alone. Show More Summary

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Will Be Bigger Than, Inc (AMZN) In Cloud Offering: Rick Sherlund

Under huge expectations, Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) reported its quarterly earnings on Thursday, which managed to beat the street estimates. Microsoft shares went up by more than 30% in the last 1 year and it went up by another 3% after the successful quarterly earnings report. Nomura Equity Research Analyst, Rick Sherlund talked on CNBC about […]

3 Reasons Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.'s Stock Could Tumble

Can Thermo Fisher Scientific execute on its massive growth opportunity, or will the doldrums of slow organic growth hold back its stock?

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