Submitted by Simon Black via SovereignMan.com, In an article that first appeared in Fortune magazine on December 10, 2001, Warren Buffett penned a great letter about falling prices: “When hamburgers go down in price, we sing the ‘Hallelujah Chorus’ in the Buffett household. Show More Summary
Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on the best and the worst of Costco, a guide to tipping, and how to have wrinkle-free clothes without ironing. Top 5 Articles The Best and Worst Deals at Costco — Costco's rotisserie chicken is affordable,...
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Like Wagner’s music, the August jobs report is better than it sounds. Not great, but good enough to permit a long-overdue tiny adjustment in the Federal Funds rate. Yes, it would have been better if the economy had added more than the reported 173,000 establishment payroll jobs, but the farther we [...]
Labor Day began as an idea in the mind of a 19th century labor leader — some say Matthew Maguire, others say Peter McGuire — who cared greatly for a very important segment of the marketplace, its workers. Regardless of paternity, such a day was first celebrated on Tuesday, September 5, [...]
Philanthropic advisers say there isn’t a great track record of charities working together, but the stars’ foundations hope to overcome the odds.
August was a rough one for stock market investors – no doubt. This should not have come as a great surprise, however, as August is usually volatile, with many traders on vacation and volume typically very low. And this year the economic slowdown in China and concerns over when the Fed will tighten added to the overall level of anxiety and uncertainty.
Great news if you're hitting the road this Labor Day: Gasoline prices for this time of year have been the lowest they've been in 11 years! The average retail price for regular gas was $2.51/gallon on August 31, which hasn't been seen since 2004. Show More Summary
We Americans are a tough lot. We've spent the past several years doggedly tugging at our bootstraps, determined to rally back from the Great Recession that cost so many so dearly. We became savers instead of borrowers. We postponed large purchases, eked out those last few iffy miles on our old balding tires, pinched pennies, or simply went without. Show More Summary
The Brag Basket is open! This one is for September 4-6, 2015. Bring your good news to share with everyone. What can you do in the Brag Basket? introduce yourself share some great news from this week congratulate a friend applaud for each other confess your undying love for rural places How do you […]
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Donald Trump has made the vilification of undocumented Mexican immigrants his rallying cry to "make America great again", but hard data suggests that Trump's five most outrageous assertions about immigrants and Mexico are simply fal...
Plato said that necessity is the mother of invention, but if you've ever been struck by a sudden creative notion, you know that showers, falling asleep, waking up, and drinking your morning coffee can all be serendipitous moments when...Show More Summary
"Hey, this place is looking pretty great. But what are we going to do with that lower level with the stone floors? It looks kind of creepy." "Yeah, I know—especially that one huge industrial-looking light fixture." "Maybe it's a...
Authored by Ron Paul via The Ron Paul Liberty Report, It’s a shame to see what has happened so far in this new century. The last century ended with a victory over defeated communism. I think that was the greatest victory of the 20th century. Show More Summary
Effective Demand is basically a demand limit upon the business cycle. Wouldn’t it be great if it could be determined? Then we would know where the limit of a business cycles is. Well maybe we can determine effective demand. A simple equation for the Effective Demand Limit relates labor share to the utilization of labor […]
I have not been blogging much in the last couple of weeks as I have been working on my book. But I have been reading coverage of the refugee crisis as well as some great opinion pieces by Zeynep Tufekci (I highly recommend following her on Twitter). Show More Summary
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