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Fog of War

I think this man must be worried. He has a huge weight on his shoulders. This is Thomas Jordan, the head of the Swiss National Bank. Mr. Jordan has excellent academic credentials. He's a scholar, and a 'lifer' at the SNB: University of Berne, PHD Economics Department of Economics at Harvard University,three-year post-doctoral research. Show More Summary

5 Resolutions You Should Immediately Break

These common resolutions aren't motivating. Here are some replacements that will truly improve your life.

NASA has emailed a wrench to astronauts in space

It's the first time the space agency has sent a digital file into the skies of a part to be 3D-printed on the ISS.

International Monetary Fund to withhold bailout funds for Cyprus

The International Monetary Fund will not release $108 million in rescue money for Cyprus, following a vote by the country's parliament to suspend a foreclosure law required under the loan program. "Following today's suspension of the...Show More Summary

Settle

Sometimes price action just gets 'misconscrewed'. I don't think the closing price action is rational...so I just think it has to 'settle'. SPY SMH XLEGood trading and great risk management to all.Educational use only. Never intended as investment advice.

U.S. To Sell Final $1.25 Billion Shares Of Ally Financial From Bailout

(Reuters) - The U.S. Treasury Department will sell its remaining 54.9 million shares of Ally Financial Inc acquired under the government's bailout of the auto lender, Ally said on Thursday. The stake is worth about $1.25 billion, based on Ally's Thursday closing price of $22.75 on the New York Stock Exchange. Show More Summary

Unilever Drops Mayonnaise Suit Against Just Mayo Maker

By Kanika Sikka (Reuters) - Unilever Plc's U.S. division said it has withdrawn its lawsuit against food startup Hampton Creek over false advertising and unfair competition related to its Just Mayo product. Unilever, famous for its mayonnaise...Show More Summary

Beach Access Bingo: Paradise Cove Will Stop Illegally Charging For Beach Access

Score one for the public and the surfers and everybody who was ever met at Paradise Cove by someone telling them they had to pay money to get to the beach. Paradise Cove operators Kissel Company got in big...

Music Break

Mitch Miller (remember him?) and a classic Christmas sing-along.

7 Ways to Feed the Growth Beast in Every Business

"If you build it, they will come." It's a line from an old movie "Field of Dreams" which is still leading to the demise of too many startups, led by entrepreneurs who really started their business to build an exciting new product or service. Show More Summary

Cheap Oil: Too Much Of A Good Thing?

Submitted by Jay Bajpai, The 40% drop in oil prices over the past 6 months has garnered a lot of attention recently, most of it focused on the economic stimulus lower oil prices should provide the global economy, the impact on currency and fixed-income markets and the increase in economic pain suffered by exporters such as Iran and Russia. Show More Summary

Google Inc (GOOGL) Up For More Revisions: Dan Nathan

Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL)’s recent slide has put into question the targets that the tech giant was expected to achieve by the end of this year and also in the next. On CNBC, Dan Nathan of ‘Fast Money’ expressed his concern where the new revisions will lead the company’s stock price to. “I am just going […]

Thai Union Frozen To Buy North American Tuna Firm Bumble Bee For $1.5 Billion

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thai Union Frozen Products PCL, the world's largest canned tuna producer, said on Friday it has signed an agreement to acquire 100 percent of North American tuna company Bumble Bee Foods for $1.51 billion from a private equity firm. Show More Summary

NASA's Kepler finds massive alien planet 180 light years away

NASA's Kepler space telescope has discovered its first alien planet since malfunctioning in May 2013, and it's a big one: HIP 116454b is a "super Earth" about 20,000 miles wide and 12 times more massive than our planet. Reborn Kepler...Show More Summary

NASA's Kepler finds massive alien planet 18 light years away

NASA's Kepler space telescope has discovered its first alien planet since malfunctioning in May 2013, and it's a big one: HIP 116454b is a "super Earth" about 20,000 miles wide and 12 times more massive than our planet. Reborn Kepler...Show More Summary

Real Estate Webmasters – My Experience

When I was thinking of what would be helpful to readers of geek estate I came across Sam’s article about ReelGeeks and I thought why not tell everyone my recent experience with Real Estate Webmasters (REW).  I will preface this withShow More Summary

Curbed Cup 2014: Curbed Cup Round 1: Hollywood (2) vs. Los Feliz (15)

Here it is: the 2014 Curbed Cup race for the Los Angeles Neighborhood of the Year. Round one of our tournament features 16 'hoods vying for the coveted golden jpeg—we'll have two matchups every day through Thursday, then take a...

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