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Daily data: Tax cuts for the wealthy don't create jobs

By Dee Gill - May 04, 2015
Tax cuts for the wealthy, a common economic development tool in recessionary times, do not create jobs as...

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Daily data: How thinking about the past and future can benefit you in the present

By Alice G. Walton - May 01, 2015
We often judge other people's personalities as falling somewhere along the continuum from rational to...

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Read this: Startup advice, one-percenter women, and CEO pay

By Chelsea Vail - April 30, 2015
This is our weekly list of must-reads from around the blogosphere.

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Daily data: Why investors make mistakes pricing cyclical stocks

By Luke Wilmshurst - April 28, 2015
Historically, a significant amount of research has focused on trying to explain why it is difficult for investors to beat...

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Read this: Free lunch, expensive drought, and McDonald's tweets

By Chelsea Vail - April 23, 2015
This is our weekly list of must-reads from around the blogosphere.

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Economists: Let market set price of water in California drought

By Robin Mordfin - April 22, 2015
On Monday, an appeals court in California ruled that tiered water rates are unconstitutional. This decision...

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Daily data: Traders, here's a metric you don't want to miss

By Dee Gill - April 20, 2015
A company's cash-based profits offer a better indication of its future stock market performance than several...

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Daily data: How to predict an economic meltdown

By Dee Gill - April 15, 2015
The length and depth of the recent Great Depression took many experts by surprise, and...

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Read this: Blog laws, Danish taxes, and Equal Pay Day

By Chelsea Vail - April 15, 2015
This is our weekly list of must-reads from around the blogosphere.

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Daily data: How to beat the market with small company stocks

By Dee Gill - April 15, 2015
Professional investors have long known that smaller company stocks generally offer higher potential returns, but they've...

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