Discover a new way to find and share stories you'll love… Learn about Reading Desk

All Blogs / Business & Finance / Popular


Netflix vs. Hulu Plus: Is the Battle Already Over?

The two companies started as rivals, but one has pulled ahead, which could ultimately be good for the other.

Morning Must-Read: Luigi Guiso, Paola Sapienza and Luigi Zingales: Monnet's Error?

Luigi Guiso, Paola Sapienza and Luigi Zingales: Monnet's Error?: "Do partial steps toward European integration generate support for further steps... >...or do they create a political backlash? We try to answer this question by analyzing the cross sectional and time series variation in pro-European sentiment in the EU 15 countries. Show More Summary

Property Portal Accelerators Launched to Help Portals Grow Faster

Property Portal Accelerators is a new business launched to provide property portals around the world with a one stop shop to find the market leading “plug and play” products and services to accelerate their growth.

Are Deutsche Bank & OCWEN Attempting To Swindle A 9/11 Responder?

9/11 Responder, James Campisi, who is poor health because of working at Ground Zero, has been attempting to modify his loan that is held by Deutsche Bank and serviced by OCWEN. Deutsche Bank and OCWEN are suing him for foreclosure while telling him they will work with him on a loan modification.

Morning Must-Read: Matthew Weinzerl: Seesaws and Social Security Benefits Indexing

Matthew Weinzerl: Seesaws and Social Security Benefits Indexing: "The indexation of Social Security benefit payments... >...may seem like an issue about which only an economist could get excited, but it has emerged in recent years as a áashpoint of debate in the United States. Show More Summary

Celebrate Your Organization’s Culture Through a Blog

#50 Create a Blog to Celebrate Your Culture – Create a blog or intranet site where colleagues can post positive examples of people who live out the core values of your organization.  This provides employee recognition, encourages everyone to bring the values to life, and spreads positive examples and practices.  For example, see the “Nuts [...]Show More Summary

Two Comments on Matthew Weinzerl's "Seesaws and Social Security Benefits Indexing"

First: Let me try to widen the scope of this discussion... When I think about vehicles to provide retirement-income security... 1. I think that encouraging people to invest in 401(k)s leads them, because of poor financial education,Show More Summary

How to Get Your Products Discovered with Videos

If a picture is worth a thousand words, is a video worth a million? With the passage of time, it seems that online video is growing at an incredible rate. More and more people prefer to watch online videos than ever before. But the million...Show More Summary

US IPO Pricing Recap: ReWalk Runs - Year's 5th IPO To Top 100% In First-Day Trading

By Renaissance Capital IPO Research: After a month of inactivity during the busiest year for IPOs since 2000, investors appear eager for IPOs as ReWalk Robotics flew up over 100% in Friday trading, the year's fifth IPO to do so. In addition...Show More Summary

Morning Must-Read: Lucia Foster, Cheryl Grim, and John Haltiwanger: Reallocation in the Great Recession: Cleansing or Not?

Lucia Foster, Cheryl Grim, and John Haltiwanger: Reallocation in the Great Recession: Cleansing or Not?: "The high pace of reallocation... >...across producers is pervasive in the U.S. economy. Evidence shows this high pace of reallocation is closely linked to productivity. Show More Summary

Comment on: Janice Eberly and Arvind Krishnamurthy: Efficient Credit Policies in a Housing Debt Crisis

Comment on: Janice Eberly and Arvind Krishnamurthy: Efficient Credit Policies in a Housing Debt Crisis: The banks got at lot of money very cheaply--5%/year preferred-stock money giving up neither equity nor debt control rights at a time...Show More Summary

White House denies it threatened families of slain American journalists

The White House is vehemently pushing back against a report that it threatened to prosecute the families of two slain American journalists if they ponied up ransom money to ISIS. "We didn't threaten anybody, but we made clear what the law is," White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough said on Fox News Sunday. Show More Summary

"World War III May Have Already Begun", Pope Francis Warns

While we doubt the pope is much of a trader, based on his latest comments, speaking during a visit to Italy's largest military cemetery, where he was commemorating the centenary of World War I and where he said that a "piecemeal" World...Show More Summary

The Fed May Keep Rates Low, Despite Excellent Economic Data

Even though GDP growth, unemployment, and consumer sentiment appear to be booming, there is still a dark side to the economic recovery.

Afternoon Must-Read: Amanda KowalskI: The Early Impact of the Affordable Care Act State-By-State

Amanda Kowalski: The Early Impact of the Affordable Care Act State-By-State: "In the individual health insurance market... >...at least 13.2 million people were covered in the second quarter of 2014, representing an increase of at least 4.2 million increase beyond pre-ACA state-level trends.... Show More Summary

COPD Occurs Most Often in These 5 States

COPD affects more than 6% of the U.S. population and costs $50 billion in direct and indirect costs annually, but these five states have the highest occurrence rate in the country.

Free Training Starts Sep 16th

You may recall that I helped to promote Ryan Eliason’s 2014 Visionary Entrepreneur Empowerment Training program back in February — a free webinar series for people who’d like to earn income from making a positive impact in the world....Show More Summary

Bargain Hunting: Oversold Oil Stocks Are Poised For A Reversal Day Rally

By Hawkinvest: Making money in the market is so easy now. It seems all you have to do is go long the dollar, and short oil and oil stocks. For the past week or so it seems like everyone is getting into this trade and it has been paying off for the masses. Show More Summary

Rewalk Robotics Has Patents And FDA Clearance To Lead Exoskeleton Growth Market

By Chris Katje: Investors in new IPO Rewalk Robotics (NASDAQ:RWLK) had quite the whirlwind day. After pricing shares below expected range of $14 to $16, the $12 shares shot up to $25.60. The company ended the day with a price gain of 113% and a market capitalization of close to $300 million. Show More Summary

Copyright © 2011 Regator, LLC