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Game of Probability

How sure do you feel that the girl you met before 5 mins likes you?

In daily life, you encounter many situation where you meet a girl and didn’t talk to them just because you were not sure about her response. 189 more words

Risky Business? Do the Math

“Weren’t you afraid to do this photo?”

“No. I safety pinned my shirt to my pants to avoid accidental exposure.”

“That’s not what I meant – you are in the middle of a sidewalk doing a wide arm headstand. 967 more words


Goldman's Hatzius: "The Employment Gap Is Much Bigger than the FOMC's Current Estimate"

Goldman Sachs’ Chief Economist notes that there is likely to be a lot of slack still in the labor market.  I have noted the same in my monthly pieces on the BLS jobs report.   98 more words

An update on oil prices and a comment on mortgage pricing

Brokers and mortgage researchers will want to pay attention to this.  If it is a trend we will want to analyze the impact on oil prices.   102 more words

Hotels: On Pace for Record Occupancy in 2015

“In year-over-year measurements, the industry’s occupancy increased 1.3 percent to 67.0 percent. Average daily rate increased 4.8 percent to finish the week at US$120.59. Revenue per available room for the week was up 6.1 percent to finish at US$80.85.emphasis added”

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Interview with KS Ferguson, the author of CALCULATED RISK a mystery, SF book

I  recently read Calculated Risk, an exciting mystery story that takes place in outer space. I enjoyed the book so much that I decided to do an author interview to find out more about the author and why she wrote the book. 866 more words

Book Review

A State of Mind...

Life events tend to be the impetus for a change. When I look back on some of the decisions I’ve made in the past, in hindsight – either rightly or wrongly – they’ve often been spurred by some catalyst and made on the fly. 770 more words

Everyday Musings