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Lump of Labor Day Special: Advanced (Elementary) Concepts in Mathematics

"…if there be but a certain proportion of work to be done; and that the same be already done by the not-Beggars; then to employ the Beggars about it, will but transfer the want from one hand to another…" – John Graunt, 1662.In a previous...Show More Summary

The 3 Most Important Questions About Social Security

Navigating the Social Security system is easier said than done. Here are the answers to three questions that should make it easier.

Top 10 ways your brand’s app can thrive in the iOS app ecosystem

(Tech News) With mobile app use on the rise, is your brand jumping in? Here are 10 ways to make sure your iOS app thrives. Follow The American Genius on Facebook for exclusive & breaking business stories Get more Business News at AG...

Asian Stocks Dip, Euro Stuck Near One-year Lows

By Shinichi Saoshiro TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares drifted lower on Tuesday, with momentum from prior gains fading as investors were left short of cues with the U.S. markets closed on Monday, while the euro continued to probe one-year lows in the uncertainty over the European Central Bank's policy decision later this week. Show More Summary

Why Burning Man courts the tech elite

Burning Man founder Larry Harvey has global ambitions to expand the festival experience to every corner of the world.

Public Pension Funds Stay Mum on Corporate Expats

Public pension funds have major stakes in American companies moving overseas to cut their tax bills. But they are saying little about the strategy, which could hurt the nation's tax base.

Fast Food Workers Plan Another Strike in 150 Cities

Fast food workers around the country are planning another set of one-day walkouts this Thursday, according to Fast Food Forward, an organizing group for the protests. The strikes will take place in 150 cities at restaurants such as McDonald’s, Wendy’s and KFC. Fast-food workers have spent almost two years using such walkouts as part of…

Ex-NSA Director, US Intelligence Veterans Write Open Letter To Merkel To Avoid All-Out Ukraine War

Alarmed at the anti-Russian hysteria sweeping Washington, and the specter of a new Cold War, U.S. intelligence veterans one of whom is none other than William Binney, the former senior NSA crypto-mathematician who back in March 2012Show More Summary

Against Winning

(September 2, 2014 12:22 AM, by Bryan Caplan) When I was a child, adults taught us to look down on bad winners. The maxim: "It's not whether you win or lose; it's how you play the game." The implicit model was something like: Yes, winning is better than... (0 COMMENTS)

How Prepared Are Directors for the Challenges of the Nonprofit Culture?

Given that the typical tenure of a new board member is six years. And assuming that a new director's intention is to make his/her unique contribution to the organization's progress before he rotates off the board and is supplanted by another "new" director. Show More Summary

Boot Camp for Bankers

As they struggle to find new business to bolster sluggish earnings, banks consider the nation’s 25 million veterans and service members ideal customers.


Taking off my shoes, rolling up my pants, and wading into the irrigation so I could shovel a trench to get water to a tree. I recalled irrigating a cotton farm in the middle of the night - there were many noises in the ditch grass - and meeting a very large gopher snake. The snake went about his business while I waited for my breathing to resume. No gopher snakes today.

Weekly Outlook

Week A head by Bloomberg. Wall St. Week Ahead by Reuters. St ocks to Watch Tuesday by MarketWatch. Weekly Economic Calendar by BOTTOM LINE: I expect US stocks to finish the week modestly lower on escalating Russia-Ukraine/Mideast...Show More Summary

Europe's Fantastic Bond Bubble: How Central Banks Have Unleashed Mindless Speculation

Submitted by David Stockman via Contra Corner blog, Capitalism gets into deep trouble when the price of financial assets becomes completely disconnected from economic reality and common sense. What ensues is rampant speculation in which...Show More Summary

Tesla has ‘proved’ electric cars are better, analysts say

Tesla might well have an excellent product, but if the public doesn't know that, has it really been proven?

Revisiting Sin Stocks: Alcohol’s Worse Than You Think

The alcohol industry isn’t sufficiently represented in the perception of vice.

New Rocket Scan; 12th day of $QQQ short term up-trend; $THRM, $LEA-cup and handle

One of the best areas of support for a rising stock is its 10 week moving average. A lot of rocket stocks rest there and then resume their rise.  I created a new TC2000 scan that scans over 6,000 U.S. stocks for a strong rocket pattern and a bounce up off of the stock’s ten […]

3 Reasons Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. Stock Could Rise

Generic and specialty drugmakers have seen profits soar on the heels of the so-called patent cliff. Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, however, hasn't followed in their footsteps for the most part. Even so, the company's shares look like a compelling buy for three reasons.

Which Refinance Is Best: FHA, VA, Conventional, or USDA?

Mortgage rates are near 15-months lows, so which mortgage refinance program is best? Analysis and today's live mortgage rate quotes. Safe and secure. Click for the complete post : Which Refinance Is Best: FHA, VA, Conventional, or USDA?.

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