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    Congratulations to Nobel Laureate Richard Thaler!

    It should surprise no one, and delight everyone, that Richard Thaler has won this year’s Nobel in economics. Congratulations! Thaler is a big reason I personally got interested in ...

    Oct 17, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    The Econ Nobel Announcement, AKA I FINALLY CALLED IT FOR ONCE…

    I totally did, on Twitter. (To be fair, I also said it would be cute if Goldin and Katz shared or if all three Romers shared. Also, inspect that last link carefully.) Anyway, congr...

    Oct 20, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    Deadpool 2

    DEADPOOL 2 – Official Teaser Trailer #1 The post Deadpool 2 appeared first on The Big Picture....

    Oct 22, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    Publicity Is King

    In the era of cacophony. It was not supposed to be this way. The internet was supposed to level the playing field. The future was to be a vast meritocracy. But we did not realize t...

    Oct 23, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    Gun ownership vs. Gun Deaths

    Spot the outlier:   Source: Vox     Not coincidentally, a very strong correlation exists between gun ownership and gun deaths. I wonder if there is any correlation . . .   Source: ...

    Oct 16, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    10 Sunday Reads

    Australia

    My easy like Sunday morning reads: • The Odds for Active Management — European Funds Version (Morningstar) see also Fund Managers Put Their Money Where Their Mouths Are (Wall Stree...

    Oct 22, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    10 Weekend Reads

    United States

    The weekend is here! Pour yourself a mug of Sakona Coffee Roasters, grab a seat overlooking the harbor, and get ready for our longer form weekend reads: • Can Anyone Beat Jeff Bezo...

    Oct 21, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    MiB: Fred Fox of Weather Planalytics

    Australia

    Fred Fox is the founder and CEO of Weather Planalytics, a company specializes in Business Weather Intelligence — the study, development and commercialization of weather analytics. ...

    Oct 22, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    Don’t Ask Questions You Don’t Want the Answers To, Even in Classroom Experiments…

    I’ll get to my jobs report tomorrow, but it’s been a long week and I just don’t feel like it right now. (I’ll also resume with Causal Friday next week- I know you’re heartbroken.) ...

    Oct 21, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    Global Economy’s Stubborn Reality: Plenty of Work, Not Enough Pay

    Even as job markets are tight in many major economies, low unemployment is failing to spur robust increases in wages, leaving workers angry....

    Oct 22, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    Access to Birth Control Versus Affordable Birth Control- Choose Wisely…

    So I tweeted a thing… I guess I should also point out that dropping insurance coverage is not "denying access" to birth control for a lot of people. — Jodi Beggs (@jodiec...

    Oct 22, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    Obama’s Final Numbers

    Australia

    Interesting tally: Source: FactCheck The post Obama’s Final Numbers appeared first on The Big Picture....

    Oct 22, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    10 Friday AM Reads

    United States

    My end of the week, morning train reads: • Wall Street Regulator Is Also an Investor—With Meager Returns: Finra’s $1.6 billion portfolio has returned 3.4% annually, versus 6% for a...

    Oct 21, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    Standard Chartered Faces Inquiry Over $1.4 Billion Transfer by Indonesians

    The London-based bank told regulators about the issue after the money was moved in 2015 by clients with links to the military....

    Oct 21, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    Paul Krugman: Will Trump Trumpify the Fed?

    "The Fed, which sets monetary policy, is by far our most important economic agency": Will Trump Trumpify the Fed?, by Paul Krugman, NY Times: By all accounts, Rex Tillers...

    Oct 22, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    Is Japan the Greatest Bubble of All-Time?

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    Ben Carlson is a Chartered Financial Analyst and Director of Institutional Asset Management at Ritholtz Wealth Management. He has spent his career helping institutions invest and m...

    Oct 21, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    Yardeni: Earnings, Inflation = Room to Run for S&P500

    United States

        Ed Yardeni, who has been about as right about this market since the 2009 lows as anyone, believes stocks still have some room to run. U.S. stocks have yet to reach “excessive o...

    Oct 22, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    Fair Game: Small Investors Support the Boards. But Few of Them Vote.

    Figures indicate individual stockholders prefer the status quo in corporate boardrooms and on governance matters. Don’t believe it, experts say....

    Oct 21, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    What’s Next for Harvey Weinstein, Trump’s Iran Move: DealBook Briefing

    After The New York Times’s report on sexual harassment allegations against the movie mogul, his future at the studio he built is an open question....

    Oct 21, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    How the ECB should respond to a German fiscal boost

    How the ECB should respond to a German fiscal boost Christian Odendahl Insight, 26 September 2017       A German stimulus has the potential to help the eurozone economy. But how th...

    Oct 21, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    Links for 10-06-17

    The Transfer Problem and Tax Incidence (Insanely Wonkish) - Paul Krugman Household Survey Points to New Low in Unemployment Rate - Dean Baker The administration attacks the scoreke...

    Oct 21, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    Treasury Report Calls for Sweeping Changes to Financial Rules

    The Trump administration released its second report on market regulations, recommending fewer disclosures and more investor access....

    Oct 22, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    The New Health Care: America Is Surprisingly Reliant on Foreign Medical Graduates

    Do no harm? Making it harder for immigrants to come to the United States and practice medicine would fail a key test....

    Oct 20, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    Succinct Summation of Week’s Events 10.6.17

    Succinct Summations for the week ending October 6th 2017 Positives: 1. Average hourly earnings increased by 0.5% 2. Unaffected by hurricanes, September’s Household Survey saw a job...

    Oct 21, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    1937 Alfa Romeo 6C

    Source: Classic Driver The post 1937 Alfa Romeo 6C appeared first on The Big Picture....

    Oct 21, 2017 https://inomics.com