The city has already already spending millions of dollars on environmental and legal consultants.
Consider these factors when trying to determine the earthquake risk of where you live Earthquakes are one of the most difficult natural disasters to prepare for. Despite the fact that half the world’s population lives near active faults,...Show More Summary
Elise Wantling won the Global STEM Service Award at this year’s Out in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics conference
Emmanuel Saez & Gabriel Zucman: Republican tax plan slams workers and job creators in favor of the rich and inherited wealth, by Emmanuel Saez & Gabriel Zucman: The tax plan released by Republicans in Congress and praised by President Donald...
Two from Tim Duy. First: The Unintended Consequences of a Flatter Yield Curve, by Tim Duy: It was supposed to be easy. When the Federal Reserve started hiking the federal funds rate, longer-term interest rates would rise. After all, they...
Peter Lindert at VoxEU: The rise and future of progressive redistribution, by Peter Lindert: What have governments done to shift national income towards the poor at the expense of those better off? The question deserves a global history, especially in...
Scratch the surface of most business career decisions and you will find classical economic forces at play.
A new report highlights just how perilous it is to be a transgender person in the United States. The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) in conjunction with the Trans People of Color Coalition (TPOCC) analyzed the known data surrounding theShow More Summary
Following the dramatic sell-off in shares of 3D Systems (DDD) — it has lost 32% of its value since Halloween, when it missed expectations for Q3 and missed with its forecast by a wide margin — the stock today got something of a reprieve, from Piper Jaffray’s Troy Jensen, who raised his rating on the […]
Starbucks will reportedly sell $1 billion of bonds in order to finance share buybacks, capex, dividend payments and acquisitions. Throughout the bull market, shares repurchases in particular have been used to drive stock price gains,...Show More Summary
Stephen Daniels (American Bar Foundation), The Perennial (and Stubborn) Challenge of Cost, Affordability, and Access in Legal Education: 'We Will Continue to Muddle Through': This paper explores the long-term challenge of legal education’s financial viability and focuses on the business model that serves contemporary legal education. That model — based...
Temperatures in some areas are expected to hit the low 90s Hoping for some crisp, autumnal weather this Thanksgiving? You’re not likely to find it in Los Angeles, according to predictions from the National Weather Service. This November...Show More Summary
The National Conference of State Legislatures may revisit a decision to reject tax reform that repeals the state and local tax deduction.
Three weeks ago I posted five economic questions I'm frequently asked. Since then I've discussed: 1) Are house prices in a new bubble?2) Is a recession imminent (within the next 12 months)? 3) Is the stock market a bubble?4) Can investors use macro analysis?The final question I'm frequently asked: Will Mr. Show More Summary
Some might call it a fluke — but seeing the same friendly humpback whale on three separate trips seems more than just a coincidence. Whale watchers got a treat last week when one distinctive, 35-foot humpback with a white tail and its head covered in barnacles popped up next to a small, inflatable Newport Coastal […]
Tesla had a surprise announcement in store during its Semi truck event held last week, unveiling an all-new version of the Roadster sports car. The vehicle boasts impressive performance, including a 0 to 60 acceleration time of 1.9 seconds, which would make it the fastest production car in the world
After what he called "very sad 24 hours," offensive coordinator Jedd Fisch takes over as UCLA's interim head coach.
In a bid to make the most of the rapidly growing robo-advisory industry, The Royal Bank of Scotland Group has begun offering its customers robo-advisory services through its NatWest Invest platform.
In this note we take a look at why Groupon’s stock price has surged this year, and why we revised our price estimate from $4 to $4.50. We also take a look at why we remain conservative with our estimate.