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Britain’s Best Joke Features Germany and a Mobile Phone

Every year, there’s a competition to find the best joke from Edinburgh’s Fringe Festival. This year, Kanye and Jesus take center stage.<p>Is this …

A roundup of the 20 things 20-somethings don't get about work, including "time is not a limitless commodity" and "people matter more than perks." Is there anything you'd add to this list? http://onforb.es/1gAvdUI

Router advice is worth repeating

Turning a spare router into a "repeater" can boost your wireless reception into distant parts of your house<p><i>Some time ago you fielded an enquiry from a reader with lousy wireless reception in distant parts of a large Victorian brick built house. He asked if his spare wireless router could be</i> …

Bitcoin paradise

A GROUP of self-described anarchists, libertarians and Ron Paul supporters fleeing the crumbling world economic system have founded Galt's Gulch, a …

Litecoin 101: How To Build Your Own Mining Rigs

<b>UPDATE 1:</b> A Software Guide To Mining With Windows is now live<p><b>UPDATE 2:</b> I’ve recently switched my mining hardware to Dogecoin due to its rising popularity and lower difficulty. I’ve found it to be more profitable, and it may be worth pursuing depending on your specific situations.<p><b>UPDATE 3</b>: Nvidia …

Let's admit it: Britain is now a developing country

We have iPads and broadband – but also oversubscribed foodbanks. Our economy is no longer zooming along unchallenged in the fast lane, but a clapped-out motor<p>Elite economic debate boils down to this: a man in a tie stands at a dispatch box and reads out some numbers for the years ahead, along with …

New Silk Road drug market is backed up to '500 locations in 17 countries' to resist another takedown. http://onforb.es/1cf54nb

Here's What China's Renminbi Will Look Like In 2020

The Chinese trade in renminbi is going to be worth nearly 30% of their international trade by 2020, according to a research note by Standard Chartered's Becky Liu and her team. This is projected to be worth $3 trillion.<p>That's $3 trillion that could otherwise be denominated in dollars. And this has …

Economics

9 Fascinating Insights From Nobel Prize-Winner Robert Shiller

The new Nobel Prize winner.<p>Congratulations to Robert Shiller, along with Eugene Fama and Lars Peter Hansen, for winning this year's Nobel Prize in …

Diversifying Your Way To Added Risk

The concept of diversifying one’s assets is relatively new. Mark Twain said, “Put all your eggs in one basket, and watch that basket.” Twain’s quip was typical of advice to investors before Harry Markowitz demonstrated the power of diversification in the early 1950’s. Even with Markowitz’s evidence …

EFFICIENT CAPITAL MARKETS: A REVIEW OF THEORY AND EMPIRICAL WORK

By continuing to browse this site you agree to us using cookies as described in About Cookies<p>Go to old article view<p>Get access<p>Get access to the full …

Economics Nobel: Nobody Knows What Stocks Are Going To Do Today

If you want to honor today's Nobel laureates in economics, turn off CNBC and ignore everyone who says they know what the stock market is going to do today, tomorrow, or next week.<p>The award went to three economists — Eugene F. Fama, Lars Peter Hansen and Robert J. Shiller — for their work studying …

IMF chief warns a US default could spark recession

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1018000/1018779_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524700082_0118ea76585975972b6cbbe705ba7599<p><b>The head of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde, has warned that a US default could tip the world into recession.</b><p>In a US TV interview, …

Economics

10 surprising economic trends that rule the world

<i>What’s going on in the world today?</i> It’s hard to keep up. Some facts are familiar to anyone who reads the news. Unemployment is high. Growth is slow. Shale gas is a big deal. But beyond the caps-lock headlines, subtler, but no less significant, shifts are changing the US economy and reshaping the …

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US economists Shiller, Fama and Hansen win Nobel prize for work on predicting markets

Nobel prizes can be as hard to predict as the stockmarkets, but this year the winners of the economics awarded included longterm favourites Robert Shiller and Eugene Fama.<p>They, together with Lars Peter Hansen, were awarded the accolade for their separate research on developing understanding of …

Miracle material: the graphene revolution

The race is on to harness the potential of graphene, a substance that is harder than diamond, yet incredibly flexible, and the world’s best conductor of electricity.<p>Kostya Novoselov tends to wear an air of slight distraction. But when a problem or topic of conversation sparks his curiosity, his …

Women's rights in Kerala: A female state?