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Housing Crash In China Steeper Than In Pre-Lehman America

by Wolf Richter • February 26, 2015

China has long frustrated the hard-landing watchers – or any-landing watchers, for that matter – who’ve diligently put two and two together and rationally expected to be right. 1,324 more words

Book Review: Michael Lewis' Flash Boys is a thriller and thankfully, not a doomsday prophecy

Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt, picks its name form “Flash Orders” placed by “High Frequency Traders (HFTs) on stock marking using “proprietary algorithms” and using “speed of transaction” (measured in nanoseconds) as a differentiator, Michael Lewis’ nth attempt at explaining the dark side of wall street. 862 more words

Book Review

Three James Spader (2015)

1. Pretty in Pink.
2. Lincoln.
3. Wolf.
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Sat in Jimmy Fallon guest seat.

Poetry

Tax-Free Retirement with No Market Risk!

Are you betting your financial security and retirement on a 401(k), CD, IRA or Wall Street?

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Life Insurance

Record global stock prices reflect growth of financial parasitism

By Nick Beams
February 27, 2015
World Socialist Web Site

This week has seen global stock prices approach record highs under conditions where the German government took the unprecedented step of issuing bonds at a negative yield. 1,154 more words

Social Justice

Serial Killers or America: who is more insane?

In American Psycho, Christian Bale plays Patrick Bateman, a vice president at a prominent investment bank. In the beginning of the film, we see Bateman going through his morning routine which involves a excessive maintenance regimen. 630 more words

Prompt 4- Pop Culture Profundity

Here's the major obstacle Tinder still faces

Bad news for all you left-swiping investors out there: Morgan Stanley analysts aren’t so hot on Tinder’s ability to make money by charging users for a… 124 more words

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