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Bayesian updating

Here are some interesting articles that I ran across.  First one from the Economist on the real (actual) minimum wage—zero: Perhaps not coincidentally, the number of unpaid internships has grown just as hiring has become riskier, pricier and more complex. Show More Summary

Hillary: "Business Does Not Create Jobs", Washington Does

Submitted by Martin Armstrong via Armstrong Economics blog, We have a very serious problem with Hillary. I was asked years ago to review Hillary’s Commodity Trading to explain what went on. Effectively, they did trades and simply put winners in her account and the losers in her lawyer’s. Show More Summary

The Top 10 Most Expensive Digital Cameras to Snap Stunning Shots With

Wondering which are top most expensive digital cameras? Each season we see new cameras with advanced features and new technological functions released. The attraction towards photography and pictures has only increased since the first camera appeared around 1816, designed by Nicéphore Niépce. The development of digital cameras took our fascination with images to a whole […]

The PlayStation TV might not be an Apple TV killer, but that’s not the point

The PlayStation TV, which was released last week, is a small set-top box that you can hold in your hand.

Why America Ranks 26th In The Developed World For Math (In 1 Common Core Question)

Among the 34 OECD countries, the US performed below average in mathematics and is ranked 27th, according to The Program For International Student Assessment (PISA). While the U.S. spends more per student than most countries, this does not translate into better performance (e.g. Show More Summary

The 10 Highest Quality Fast Food Restaurants In America Today

Wondering which are the highest quality fast food restaurants in America? America was the birthplace of fast food restaurants, and new chains keep appearing alongside the classical brands that continue to hold sway in the market today. These chains have different products, and offer various types of foods, catering to almost everyone’s taste. The thing […]

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On a dreary spring day in London, preaching outside a Finsbury Park mosque to a crowd that numbered no more than a few dozen, a Moroccan cleric called for the British government to end the public display of sacrilegious art. The initial target of his campaign was the aluminum statue of a nude Eros atop the bronze fountain at Piccadilly Circus. Show More Summary

As Ebola Cases Top 10,000, Obama Says America Can "Beat" The Deadly Virus

Following the sad death of its first Ebola case, Mali's President has said he will not close his nation's border with Guinea, because "the incident showed it was impossible to completely seal his country." Mali's neighbors, on the other hand, are shutting borders, as Mauritania tries not to become Africa's 7th Ebola-infected country. Show More Summary

The 8 Best Halloween Decorating Ideas to Spook Up Your House

Need some of the best Halloween decorating ideas to raise the fright level of your decorations this year? Every Halloween is the same story: you walk down the street and see your neighbors’ amazing decorations, you go to every supermarket in the area and you find the same thing you used last year and the […]

10 Marvel Women that Should Get a Movie Right Now

You probably have your own strong opinions about which Marvel women that should get a movie. Without a doubt, Marvel has given us lots of wonderful (and not so wonderful) movies starring the comic book heroes that we love, including the Avengers, the X-Men, Hulk, Thor, Captain America, Iron Man, Spider-Man, and the Fantastic Four. […]

What drives micro and macro volatility?

Heightened economic uncertainty has attracted much recent attention. Policymakers repeatedly emphasise uncertainty as a key factor driving the last two recessions – in particular the depth and length of the Great Recession. This column proposes asymmetric hiring rules as a mechanism that generates endogenous and joint movements in macro and micro volatility of employment growth.

Meet The Millennials: All You Ever Wanted To Know About America's Youth, In Charts

When it comes to the future of the US, the biggest question mark by far is anything relating to the Millennial generation, those Americans born between 1980 and 2000, which happens to be one of the biggest generations in US history. In fact, the largest US age cohort is currently the 23 year olds. Show More Summary

6 Ways to Jump-Start Your Savings Account

A new study shows that savings are on the decline in the U.S. Here's how to buck the trend.

A startup CEO drives for Uber

Guest Post: An Austin, Texas-based startup CEO describes how moonlighting as an Uber driver is helping his startup's bottom line.

The 20 Best Remixes of Popular Songs that Will Make You Forget the Originals

Best Remixes of Popular Songs: Performing versions of existing songs is not a new practice in the music world; it’s called covering, as most of you already know. However, over the past couple of decades, a new way of reinterpreting popular tunes has emerged: remixes. Unlike previous practices, remixing implies using the original song, sung […]

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