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Read this: The Fed, the sharing economy, and internet trends

By Chelsea Vail - May 28, 2015
This is our weekly list of must-reads from around the blogosphere.

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Daily data: Why teams can give 110 percent

By Alice G. Walton - May 22, 2015
If you've ever contributed more than your share to a group project, you may be surprised to learn...

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Read this: Big business, usernames, and artificial intelligence

By Chelsea Vail - May 21, 2015
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Economists: Median US household better off, despite sluggish income since 1980s

By Robin Mordfin - May 21, 2015
The real income of the median US household has increased by a cumulative nine percent since 1980. Taken as a...

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Read this: Bourbon, immigration, and Warren Buffett

By Chelsea Vail - May 14, 2015
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Daily data: Facts and fictions of value investing

By Erik Kobayashi-Solomon - May 12, 2015
The annual Berkshire Hathaway meeting, affectionately dubbed the "Woodstock of capitalism," draws about 40,000 fans...

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Why the new rules on banks' financial disclosures aren't strict enough

By Marty Daks - May 11, 2015
When individual banks engage in risky behavior—such as extending credit too readily or taking on too much collateral...

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Read this: Humans, bees, 401(k)s, democracy, and the minimum wage

By Chelsea Vail - May 07, 2015
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The observer effect in accounting: How measurement standards change business strategies

By Marty Daks - May 06, 2015
In physics, the well-known observer effect describes how the act of measurement changes what's being....

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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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