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Boom Bust

Barry Eichengreen on Scottish devolution, Lindsay France on graphene Reuters / Kacper Pempel
A new study on discriminatory pricing by a team of computer scientists at Northeastern University tracked searches on 16 popular e-commerce sites, six of which used personalized pricing techniques without consent of the consumers. Erin weighs in.... October 25, 2014 03:30
Boom Bust

The Boom Bust cycle is as old as Western banking itself. Each day at 4:30 pm EST Erin Ade breaks through the mainstream headlines to find the stories that matter, and help you navigate the Booms and the Busts.

Chris Urmson, director of Google's Self-Driving Car Project, stands in front of a self-driving car (Reuters / Stephen Lam)
What should value investors do in this market, especially Millennials?

The majority of the global labor force is in the emerging markets, but little is known about the impacts of minimum wages on employment and living...

October 24, 2014 03:30
G-20 finance ministers and central bank governors meet during the IMF-World Bank annual meetings in Washington October 10, 2014 (Reuters / Jonathan Ernst)
Middleton & Randazzo on bank capital, bank regulation

At the G20 summit this November, the Federal Reserve will announce new and broader capital requirements for US banks. Erin weighs in. Anthony Randazzo,...

October 23, 2014 03:30
Reuters/Andrija Ilic
Predatory lending, IBM, Denninger on Apple & Magnus on debt

Hundreds of thousands of military members and their families have fallen prey to predatory loans as a result of large loopholes in the Military Lending...

October 22, 2014 03:30
AFP Photo / Timothy A. Clary
​Apple, Amazon & Raoul Pal on financial internet, Jim Bruce on Fed

With the new mobile payment platform Apple Pay, are smartphones the new cash? Apple certainly hopes so. Erin weighs in. Raoul Pal, founder of Global Macro...

October 21, 2014 05:30
Reuters / Carlo Allegri
Rick Rule on Natural Resources plus clips of Rogers, Hanke, Magnus, Alpert and Damodaran

Tech companies are spending big money this year to build political support in Washington in an effort to garner more influence on issues like taxes,...

October 18, 2014 03:30
Reuters / Yuriko Nakao
Pettifor on Europe & Argentina, Damodaran on ‘Walking Dead Company’ investing

Contracts awarded 15 years ago by the Treasury Department, Bank of America and JP Morgan Chase give exclusive access to the banking needs of over 214,000...

October 17, 2014 03:30
Reuters/Francois Lenoir Stephen Kinsella & Pippa Malmgren on dangers in Europe’s flagging economy

The World Bank has warned of the potentially “catastrophic impact” Ebola could have on some African economies. Erin weighs in. Stephen Kinsella, of the...

October 16, 2014 03:30
Reuters / Siphiwe Sibeko
Magnus on new dollar bull market, Alpert on growing global weakness

Many Americans are facing new foreclosure nightmares: debt collectors chasing them down for the money they still owe and freezing their bank accounts,...

October 15, 2014 05:30
Reuters / Hamad I Mohammed
Paul Craig Roberts on the revolving door in Washington and Martenson on the collapse in oil prices

Over the weekend, US Senator Elizabeth Warren admonished President Obama for "catering to Wall Street and dismissing Main Street" following the 2008...

October 14, 2014 05:30

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