We have an official GOP nominee — and the world’s best morning train reads: • Dollar Shave Club and the Disruption of Everything (Stratechery) • We’ve Just Witnessed One of the Least Volatile Economic Recoveries on Record (A Wealth of...Show More Summary
In 2010, when Mike Pence was still an Indiana congressman, he made a gutsy statement at the Detroit Economic Club: “Though I am proud of the American automotive tradition and Indiana’s ongoing role it, I even opposed bailing out G.M....Show More Summary
The American Club reported solid progress during 2015 at the annual meeting of its members held in New York yesterday. Despite a challenging economic climate, the
(June 23, 2016 12:10 AM, by Bryan Caplan) Earlier this year, my Ancestry and Long-Run Growth Reading Club walked through Putterman and Weil's "Post-1500 Population Flows and the Long-Run Determinants of Economic Growth and Inequality." (Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2010) Quick review: Putterman and Weil measure the ancestral... (0 COMMENTS)
Economic and cultural shifts in the last decade have made fatherhood feel like uncharted territory. Dads’ groups can help.
Since the passing of Muhammad Ali, the establishment has been working in overdrive to convince us that the great boxer was a member of their club. In doing so, the wisdom and wit of Ali has been on display. Muhammad Ali’s lessons on economics, however, have been absent. Show More Summary
Still waiting… Via Terresa Monroe-Hamilton: Venezuela has devolved into social and economic chaos in spectacular fashion. And you can thank socialism for that. Now, looters are burned in the streets,
On this week's Freakonomics Radio: When the uncelebrated Leicester City Football Club won the English Premier League, it wasn’t just the biggest underdog story in recent history. It was a sign of changing economics — and that other impossible, wonderful events might be lurking just around the corner. The post The Longest Long Shot appeared first on Freakonomics.
When the uncelebrated Leicester City Football Club won the English Premier League, it wasn’t just the biggest underdog story in recent history. It was a sign of changing economics — and that other impossible, wonderful events might be lurking just around the corner. The post The Longest Long Shot appeared first on Freakonomics.
AI Gym, Open Sourced Xamarin, History Mining, and Club Economics OpenAI Gym -- A toolkit for developing and comparing reinforcement learning algorithms. It supports teaching agents everything from walking to playing games like Pong or Go. Open Xamarin -- the Xamarin tools are now all MIT-licensed, after the Microsoft acquisition. Show More Summary
In the faculty clubs of Harvard and MIT, Obamacare made great sense. But when running into human ntaure, it fails miserably.
At the annual Lendit conference, Lending Club CEO Renaud Laplanche kicked things off with a rather sober message of four headwindsfacing the industry.Venture capital funding is declining, interest rates are increasing, an economic downturn is loomingand the regulators are looking more closely at the marketplace lending businessmodel. 2016 will be [...]
From housing economist Tom Lawler: Yellen on Household Formations “Not Keeping Up;” What Is Her Data Source?In Federal Reserve Chair Yellen’s surprising “dovish” speech at the Economic Club of New York last week, she noted that a relatively slow pace of household formation was one of the “headwinds” that up to now had continued to restrain the U.S. Show More Summary
Submitted by David Stockman via Contra Corner blog, Simple Janet has attained a new milestone as a public menace with her speech to the Economic Club of New York. It amounted to yelling “stay” in a burning theater! The stock market has been desperately trying to correct for months now because even the casino regulars can read the tea leaves. Show More Summary
Janet Yellen admitted that monetary policy can’t do it alone. Yes, in her March 29 appearance at the Economic Club of New York, the Fed chair admitted that monetary policy was not enough to rescue the nation from its economic doldrums, and that government would have to spend. She added [...]
Simple Janet has attained a new milestone as a public menace with her speech to the Economic Club of New York. It amounted to yelling “stay” in a burning theater! The stock market has been desperately trying to correct for months now...Show More Summary
Spot in this chart of the Dow when Professor Yellen made her mournful speech. The post Spot The Yellen Dove Speech To Economic Club Of New York! (Dow Up 250 This Morning) was originally published at The Wall Street Examiner. Follow the money!
Janet Yellen adopted a decidedly dovish tone on Tuesday during her speech at the Economic Club of New York. After the speech, the US dollar fell and the market pushed expectations for the next rate hike from the Fed even further into the future. Show More Summary
Good morning! Here are the major moves in Forex as of Wednesday, March 30 8:15 a.m. The US dollar index is down 0.3% at 94.89 following Janet Yellen's decidedly dovish speech at the Economic Club of New York on Tuesday. Wednesday's loss...Show More Summary
Here is what you need to know. Janet Yellen's speech pushed back rate-hike expectations. On Tuesday, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen spoke in front of the Economic Club of New York, saying that caution was "especially warranted" and...Show More Summary