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Do Gifted Programs Improve Learning?

A new study suggests that for students on the margin, talented classes don't make a big difference.<p>Myla Goldberg’s novel <i>Bee Season</i> opens with an account of a traumatic moment in Eliza Naumann’s young life: when she doesn’t get picked to be in her elementary school’s Talented and Gifted program. …

Gold was by far one of the worst trades of 2013

The gold bugs have taken a beating this year.<p>Spot prices for the yellow metal itself are down roughly 29% this year. And related assets have been brutalized as badly or worse. Widely-held gold ETF “GLD” is down roughly 29%, too. Colorado gold miner Newmont Mining will likely be the worst-performing …

Start Getting Used to the Idea of Eating Really Different Kinds of Bananas

This Is Your Brain on Gluten

A No. 1 bestseller by a respected physician argues that gluten and carbohydrates are at the root of Alzheimer's disease, anxiety, depression, and ADHD. What to make of the controversial theory?<p>“If you could make just three simple changes in your life to prevent, or even reverse, memory loss and …

Think markets are rational? You’re crazy!

7 things you should have learned in 2013 — but didn’t

It’s that tiresome time of year when financial pundits trot out “investing lessons” from the last 12 months.<p>These are commonly obvious, rear-facing …

What to do when fraudsters use your credit card

The first time my oldest daughter got an email from her credit-card company reporting misuse of her card, she learned how to protect herself from …

An ex-Morgan Stanley employee has to give back the $31,067,356.76 the bank paid him