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The Downsides of Being Smart

A podcast listener named <b>Amy Young</b> writes in with interesting comments about our recent “Can You Be Too Smart For Your Own Good?” episode:<p>As I hold a …

Kids Attracted to Medical-Marijuana Candy?

(Photo: Smabs Sputzer<p>A new paper in <i>JAMA Pediatrics</i> finds that a small number of children are showing up in Colorado emergency rooms having …

A Former NBA Coach Argues That Coaches Are Not Responsible for Outcomes

(Photo: Steve A Johnson)<p>The coaching carousel continues to spin in the NBA. In recent days, the Los Angeles Clippers – coming off the best season in …

Should Tipping Be Banned?

(Photo: Aaron Stidwell)<p>Our latest podcast is called “Should Tipping Be Banned?” (You can download/subscribe at iTunes, get the RSS feed, or listen …

The Persistence of Financial Illiteracy

<b>Annamaria Lusardi</b>, the doyenne of financial (il)literacy reseach (she has appeared on this blog and on Freakonomics Radio), is back with more …

Where to put your money when bond yields rise

MARKETWATCH FRONT PAGE<p>The investing paradigms, they are a-changin’, writes Jonathan Burton. Here’s how to get your stock portfolio in synch with the …

Investing

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