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America’s Abandonment of Traditional Values Has Hurt the Black Community

One of the unavoidable consequences of youth is the tendency to think behavior we see today has always been. I’d like to dispute that vision, at …

Black Students

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The modern stock market is a badly designed computer system

When the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) signed off on the new National Market System (Reg NMS) in 2005, the goal was to transform the 188-year-old New York Stock Exchange from an old school institution where specialists shouted from the trading floor into a hyper-efficient system of …

Stock Markets

The Myth Of 'Sharing' In A Sharing Economy

Adam Smith never heard of it. Nor did Karl Marx and John Maynard Keynes. The great 20th century economists such as Paul Samuelson, Milton Friedman and Ken Arrow never wrote about it. But practically every Millennial knows about the “sharing economy.”<p>The “sharing economy” is the name given over the …

We thought the sharing economy was dead…

2016-06-09T11:10:45.000Z<p>By: David Keohane, Kadhim Shubber<p>Although, to be honest, we also thought it was a misnomer, so clearly we should be …

Sharing Economy

Business investment is in a slump and its hurting the economy

Even as consumers open their wallets wider and help dig the economy out of its recent funk, businesses are still pinching pennies.<p>Capital spending fell 6.2% at an annual rate in the first quarter following a 2.1% drop late last year, its worst such stretch since 2009 and a big reason the economy …

Volunteers: our economy depends on them

And with a bit of crisis gripping the volunteer fire-fighting force in Victoria this week, I thought again about how we all depend on our great …

A Harvard graduate is building a new sharing economy app for millennials

Getmii connects you to people closeby to help fulfill tasks like pizza delivery or plumbing.

New Policy Tool Adds $900 Million To JPMorgan's Bottom Line For 2016

As the U.S. Government sought to provide support to the economy during its response to the credit bust of 2008-2009 several tools were made available …

Investors still greedy despite job market woes

Stocks took a bit of a tumble Friday following the jobs report -- which showed disappointing growth for the month of May.<p>But despite Friday's market slide, the Dow and S&P 500 continue to cling to slight gains for the year.<p>So are investors too bullish? To quote Robert Plant, it makes me …

A last hurrah for banknotes as UK switches to mobile and card payment

With the launch of the new plastic fiver, Patrick Collinson looks at changing payment methods and asks if Britain is ready to become a cashless society<p>Winston Churchill gazes out from one side of the new £5 plastic note, the Queen from the other. But the chances of Prince William appearing on a …

Handout or no? Swiss mull $2,500 monthly income for all

GENEVA (AP) — Would you accept about $2,500 from your government every month, no questions asked?Swiss voters get a choice Sunday in a referendum …

Tech CEOs Declare This the Era of Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence and machine learning will create computers so sophisticated and godlike that humans will need to implant “neural laces” in …

Machine Learning Is Redefining The Enterprise In 2016

<b>Bottom line:</b> Machine learning is providing the needed algorithms, applications, and frameworks to bring greater predictive accuracy and value to enterprises’ data, leading to diverse company-wide strategies succeeding faster and more profitably than before.<p><b>Industries Where Machine Learning Is</b> …

Machine Learning

The government is cracking down on one of the most predatory industries in America

Some states have made attempts to crack down on the astronomical interest rates and fees that payday lenders impose on their typically low-income borrowers, but there have been no national measures taken to limit their activity to date.<p>The CFPB's new rules seek to address the quicksand-like "debt …

Sustainable Investing Gains Ground in Boardrooms Everywhere

At the peak of the recession in 2009, two former real estate developers in Pennsylvania surveyed the financial wreckage and decided to create a new kind of bank.<p>They called it e3bank, a reference to the “triple bottom line” concepts of “enterprise, environment and equity” that would guide its …

US job creation in May falls to lowest in five years

<b>US job creation in May fell to its lowest level in more than five years, a sign of economic weakness that may limit the Federal Reserve's ability to raise interest rates soon.</b><p>The Labor Department said that employers added just 38,000 jobs last month, the fewest since September 2010.<p>The jobless rate …

Federal Reserve Bank was hacked more than 50 times between 2011 and 2015

<i>(Reuters)</i> – A U.S. congressional committee has launched an investigation into the Federal Reserve’s cyber security practices after a Reuters report revealed more than 50 cyber breaches at the U.S. central bank between 2011 and 2015.<p>The House Committee on Science, Space and Technology on Friday sent …

Jobs Report Miss Puts New Scrutiny On Health of Economy, Fed Strategy

Does Friday’s disappointing May jobs report dramatically change the U.S. economic outlook? And how will it shape the Fed’s strategy going forward? Those are questions that many investors might be pondering in the days ahead.<p>One obvious question is whether the weak jobs number, with just 38,000 …

Ben Stein: 'I don't think Trump knows a goddamn thing about economics'

The Republican economist talks about the 2016 election and why he’ll still vote for Donald Trump despite this ‘preposterous’ ideas about the economy<p>Ben Stein, writer, economist, actor and Republican, has seen a lot of elections but none like this. “It has been an extremely strange year,” says the …

Donald Trump

There's a simple reason why the Fed is 'Dow dependent'

It's hard to take the Fed at their word and believe they are truly "data-dependent." The data has made the case for a normalization of interest rate policy for a very long time now.<p>If it's not the data that relates to their dual mandate, then what is the Fed really watching?<p>Over the past eight …