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• Calpers Exits Hedge Funds Due to Complexity
• Scotland Secession Talks Weaken European Outlook
• Stocks Finish Mixed
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Vampiric Medical Technology

Guest Post by Enrique Guerra-Pujol

In Chapter 12 (“Buy or Bite?”) of The Economics of the Undead, I observed how most members of the vampire race resort to coercion, compulsion, and confiscation to procure fresh supplies of blood — an essential staple of the vampire diet — and I posed the following fundamental question: “Are vampires ‘bad’? 598 more words

enrique reblogged this on prior probability and commented:

We are re-blogging for our vampire friends our guest blog post below on the subject of "Vampiric medical technology." Our post builds on our chapter ("Buy or Bite?") in the book The Economics of the Undead in which we make the case for legal markets in blood sales between vampires and humans. In our blog post below, we extend this argument even further ...

monday update

SHORT TERM: techs tank, DOW +44

Overnight the Asian markets lost 1.0%. Europe opened lower and lost 0.1%. US index futures were sharply lower overnight, then recovered heading into the open. 248 more words

Elliott Wave

Market Mondays Week 2

I had a fabulous time at the market as I usually do on Monday afternoons!

Here is what I got and what I plan on doing with it: 502 more words

Meal Plan

The Future of Silver Prices

I’d like to comment on a note from Gary Christenson, one of my favorite commentators over at SilverSeek.com. His feature today is on the cyclical nature of silver sentiment and how history seems to be repeating itself at this juncture. 495 more words


Dutch Market Search Engine

Do you need a market other than Sittard, Eygelshoven or Heerlen? I’ve found a database that lists all of the markets across the Netherlands, to include specialty markets of cheese, books, or antiques. 83 more words


Don't freak out about the Fed

The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of Paul R. La Monica. Other than Time Warner, the parent of CNNMoney, Abbott Laboratories and AbbVie, La Monica does not own positions in any individual stocks. 665 more words