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Grey London Illuminates Cyclists for Volvo

Operating under the insight that “Every year in the UK over 19,000 cyclists are involved in accidents,” Grey London and Volvo collaborated with Swedish startup Albedo100 to create a safety spray called LifePaint, designed to make cyclists...Show More Summary

Fed’s Stanley Fischer Urges Vigilance on Shadow-Bank Risks

The Federal Reserve’s No. 2 official urged regulators to be vigilant in monitoring risks in the so-called shadow-banking sector.

Tim Cook will give away his Apple fortune

This is probably not what Steve Jobs would do. In an interview with Fortune's Adam Lashinsky this week, Apple CEO Tim Cook revealed that he will give away his Apple fortune — at least $700 million — before he dies. The only direct contribution...Show More Summary

Wikileaks releases Trans-Pacific Partnerhip investment chapter

Via Daily Kos, we learn that Wikileaks has released the investment chapter of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). This is a critical chapter, as it was in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), because it establishes investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) mechanisms. Despite its neutral-sounding name, ISDS is actually a radical concept. Instead of using the […]

Hong Kong stock index ends flat

Hong Kong stocks ended flat on Friday, with banking heavyweights down but property stocks firmer. ||| Hong Kong - Hong Kong stocks ended flat on Friday, with banking heavyweights down but property stocks firmer after news of government measures to support the real estate sector. Show More Summary

Warren Buffett's Best Dividend Stocks in 2015

Warren Buffett's portfolio is full of dividend stocks, but which is his best dividend stock for 2015?

Indiana Allows Businesses to Refuse to Serve Gay Customers

Michael Conroy/APIndiana Gov. Mike Pence on Thursday signed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, which protect business owners who deny service to homosexuals. By Eric Reed Indiana's version of religious freedom might end up costing the state big bucks. Under a bill signed into law Thursday by the Republican Gov. Show More Summary

The 10 most important things in the world right now

Hello! Here's what you need to know for Friday. 1. French prosecutors believe the co-pilot on the Germanwings flight that crashed in France locked the captain out of he cockpit and crashed the plane on purpose. 2. Airlines includingShow More Summary

Goldman climbs to top commodity bank ranking over JP Morgan

LONDON (Reuters) - Goldman Sachs became the top commodities bank last year, overtaking rival JP Morgan, a consultancy said on Friday. Goldman had the largest commodity revenues of any investment bank last year, financial industry analytics firm Coalition said in a report. Show More Summary

Why the Galaxy S6 Phones are Samsung's Best Yet

As Samsung starts to take advance orders for the phone, here are five things you should know about the S6.

Peugeot French production increase earns presidential visit

By Laurence Frost PARIS (Reuters) - PSA Peugeot Citroen said on Friday it had chosen a French factory over a rival Spanish plant to expand engine production, prompting a visit by President Francois Hollande to highlight a bright spot in France's gloomy labor market. Show More Summary

Silver Projection, Dollar Correction

.....Submitted and written by Gary Christenson - The Deviant Investor (Gary is an independant writer) Take the S&P Index and multiply by the US dollar index. This removes most of the currency variation. Do the same with silver. The chart of silver times the dollar looks very much like silver priced in euros. Show More Summary

Facebook: Street Enamored of Messenger, Parse, Oculus

Facebook (FB) shares today rose 9 cents to close at $83.01 as the Street contemplated the various enhancements and partnerships for its “Messenger” program announced yesterday by CEO Mark Zuckerberg at the company’s “F8? developer conference in San Francisco yesterday. Show More Summary

Warren Buffett's right hand man Charlie Munger thinks a derivatives trading desk is like a 'casino in drag' (BRKB, BRKA)

Charlie Munger, the vice chairman of Berkshire Hathaway and Warren Buffett's right hand man, is not a fan of derivatives. Speaking at the annual meeting of Daily Journal Corporation, a newspaper publisher at which Munger serves as chairman, Munger said, " What do you think a derivatives trading desk is? It’s a casino in drag. Show More Summary

Fed market gurus prep rate hike amid last-minute anxieties

By Jonathan Spicer NEW YORK (Reuters) - The New York Federal Reserve officials tasked with prying interest rates off the floor have been meeting with bankers and traders to plot how best to do it, amid deep uncertainty over how much control they will really have over short-term lending markets. Show More Summary

Apple is still engineering the legacy of Steve Jobs

Brent Schlender didn't set out to write a Steve Jobs biography that Apple would love, but it happened anyway. On Tuesday, Schlender and co-author Rick Tetzeli published a new biography, Becoming Steve Jobs, that is widely viewed as a...Show More Summary

Fed’s Lockhart Says Dollar Rise Becoming More of an Issue for Fed

Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Dennis Lockhart said Thursday he's paying increased attention to what has been a rising dollar to see if it's weighing on the economy at a time where the central bank is getting closer to raising interest rates.

Ellen Pao and the Myth of Perfection

Ellen Pao's performance reviews, unearthed during her lawsuit with venture firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers, show the unreasonable balancing act expected of working women

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