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22 октября, 16:00

Cheap is Great, But Beware of Free

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Cheap Is Great, But Free Will Cost You Whenever a company offers something at no charge, that means the price is hidden and out of sight. Bloomberg, October 17, 2018       There is a basic, fundamental foundation upon which all economics is built: everything has a cost. Colloquially, we know this as the… Read More The post Cheap is Great, But Beware of Free appeared first on The Big Picture.

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22 октября, 14:54

10 Monday AM Reads

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My morning train reads: • Funding Secured: Softbank’s $100 billion Vision Fund has transformed Silicon Valley, driving unicorn (Uber, Lyft, Palantir, Airbnb) valuations much higher. Half of that capital is from Saudi Arabia (Epsilon theory) • Full Employment? The Economy Isn’t Acting Like It (Fortune) • The City That Had Too Much Money: Vancouver was the first place to experience the tidal wave… Read More The post 10 Monday AM Reads appeared first on The Big Picture.

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22 октября, 13:00

2006 Ford GT

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We begin this Monday sharing an automobile I have thought deserves a place in my garage: The modern retro design updates the 1960s GT40 that won the 24 Hours of Le Mans four consecutive times (1966 to 1969), including a 1-2-3 finish in 1966. When negotiations by Ford to purchase Ferrari were suddenly rebuffed, the result was… Read More The post 2006 Ford GT appeared first on The Big Picture.

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22 октября, 01:00

Ways the GFC is Still Affecting Society

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From bank bailouts to rock-bottom interest rates, the fallout influenced economics, politics and even the rise of Bitcoin over the past decade, the GFC has left a lasting impact on society. Some examples follow:   The World of Today Brought to You by the Financial Crisis Click for ginormous graphic. Source: New York Times The post Ways the GFC is Still Affecting Society appeared first on The Big Picture.

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21 октября, 22:00

State of AI

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This is a very interesting deck: Source: SlideShare The post State of AI appeared first on The Big Picture.

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21 октября, 18:30

U.S. ranks 25th for men and 32nd for women when it comes to helping residents reach their potential

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Source: Washington Post     This is intriguing: “The desire to climb arbitrary ranking ladders seems to be an innate human instinct. The World Bank hopes to harness it for good. The development organization has put its considerable muscle behind a new international ranking of how well countries help their residents live up to their economic… Read More The post U.S. ranks 25th for men and 32nd for women when it comes to helping residents reach their potential appeared first on The Big Picture.

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21 октября, 14:00

10 Sunday Reads

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My easy like Sunday morning reads: • Edward Lampert, the Hedge-Fund Star Who Bet on Sears, Is Unrepentant (Wall Street Journal) but see Edward Lampert’s Non-Strategy to Save Sears (Wall Street Journal) • When Will Chasing the Hot Stock No Longer Work? (Macro Tourist) • The Allure of Private (The Belle Curve) • Did Facebook’s faulty data push news publishers… Read More The post 10 Sunday Reads appeared first on The Big Picture.

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20 октября, 16:45

MIB: Barbara Kahn, Marketing Professor at Wharton

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This week on Masters in Business radio podcast, I speak with Barbara E. Kahn, Professor of Marketing at The Wharton School at The University of Pennsylvania, author of The Shopping Revolution: How Successful Retailers Win Customers in an Era of Endless Disruption. She discusses how retailers are responding to the challenge posed by online and Amazon via an… Read More The post MIB: Barbara Kahn, Marketing Professor at Wharton appeared first on The Big Picture.

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20 октября, 14:30

10 Weekend Reads

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The weekend is here! Pour yourself a mug of Trader Joes coffee, grab a seat on the couch, and get ready for our longer form weekend reads: • The Bond King Speaks: Doubleline CEO Jeffrey Gundlach Offers His Best Investing Advice (Forbes) • Sex on the Sidelines: How the N.F.L. Made a Game of Exploiting Cheerleaders (Vanity Fair) • The Growth… Read More The post 10 Weekend Reads appeared first on The Big Picture.

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20 октября, 00:00

Succinct Summation of Week’s Events 10.19.18

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Succinct Summations for the week ending October 19th, 2018 Positives: 1. Initial Jobless Claims came in at 210k for the week, down 5k from previous 215k. 2. Job openings rose to 7.136M in August, beating the expected 6.905M. 3. NAHB home builder index came in at 68 for October, a touch better than expected 4.… Read More The post Succinct Summation of Week’s Events 10.19.18 appeared first on The Big Picture.

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19 октября, 19:00

BBRG: Trump Models U.S. Economy on Kansas. That’s a Mistake

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Trump Models U.S. Economy on Kansas. That’s a Mistake The better choice is one of his favorite whipping boys, California, which has a balanced budget, rapid growth and industries of the future. Bloomberg, October 19, 2018       President Trump has attacked the idea of the Californication of America. He has inexplicably blamed California… Read More The post BBRG: Trump Models U.S. Economy on Kansas. That’s a Mistake appeared first on The Big Picture.

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19 октября, 16:00

Lessons Learned from Black Monday

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Today is the anniversary of Black Monday — October 19, 1987, the one day, 22.6% crash of the markets. I am a huge fan of Tim Metz’s Black Monday: The Catastrophe of October 19, 1987, and always recommend that book for folks who want the details of what occurred. The latest book on the topic… Read More The post Lessons Learned from Black Monday appeared first on The Big Picture.