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RockOYates posted to the Free For All Economics board. 2 hours ago

4 MLPs To Consider When Rates Increase

http://247wallst.com/energy-business/2016/09/27/4-mlps-to-bu...

While the Federal Reserve declined to raise [more]

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RockOYates posted to the Free For All Economics board. 4 hours ago

Fiat/Chrysler Adds 700 Jobs At MI Truck Plant

http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/cars/2016/09/28/fiat-chr...


The company says it will need the workers at [more]

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RockOYates replied to the Free For All Economics board. 4 hours ago

Re: Sheila Bair's Warning About Student Debt

Life got easier after leaving behind the mortgage crisis and its aftermath. Bair joined the Pew Charitable Trusts and sat on a few corporate boards, including that of Spanish banking giant Banco Santander SA, while fielding calls from headhunters. [more]

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RockOYates posted to the Free For All Economics board. 4:59 AM

Musk Unveils Interplanetary Spaceship To Mars

http://www.space.com/34210-elon-musk-unveils-spacex-mars-col...

The ITS rocket will be more or less a scaled-up version of the first stage of [more]

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RockOYates replied to the Political Asylum board. 4:47 AM

Re: Oregon Leaning Towards Trump

Albaby,

You live in Miami?

Yesterday

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RockOYates posted to the Free For All Economics board. 7:56 PM

Sheila Bair's Warning About Student Debt

https://www.bloomberg.com/features/2016-sheila-bair-student-...

Last month–a little more than five years after that showdown–Bair arrived at her current office [more]

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RockOYates replied to the Free For All Economics board. 8:29 AM

Re: Why eBook Sales Are Withering Away

That was a poorly written response before my "wake up" coffee. But I think you get my gist, which is based only on observing the young people in my life who do not read books.

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RockOYates replied to the Free For All Economics board. 8:15 AM

Re: Why eBook Sales Are Withering Away

Here's my take on declining numbers in eBooks:

The world's attention span is declining with the rising of the Millenial Generation and the die off of the Boomers.

There are Generation Xers and Millienials I know who [more]

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RockOYates posted to the Free For All Economics board. 6:54 PM

Harvard Endowment’s “Gentleman C”

http://ritholtz.com/2016/09/harvard-endowments-gentleman-c/

The Harvard Management Co., which oversees Harvard University’s endowment and other investments, just [more]

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RockOYates posted to the Free For All Economics board. 5:37 PM

Why eBook Sales Are Withering Away

http://ritholtz.com/2016/09/e-books-die/

They’re killing the book business.

The old guard, the ones married to paper and indie bookstores, the publishers afraid of big bad [more]

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RockOYates posted to the Free For All Economics board. 2:13 PM

The Professor Who Was Right About Indexing

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-09-22/the-profes...


Burton Malkiel has been saying the same thing about [more]

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RockOYates posted to the Free For All Economics board. 1:54 PM

Well Fargo's Fake Whistleblower Line

https://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2016-09-22/whistle-b...


Look, setting up 2 million fake accounts for customers is bad, sure, but [more]

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RockOYates posted to the Free For All Economics board. 1:24 PM

The Death of the Telephone Call

http://www.slate.com/articles/life/the_next_20/2016/09/what_...

The phone call died, according to Nielsen, in the autumn of [more]

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RockOYates replied to the Free For All Economics board. 1:20 PM

Re: Why You Should Pay A Penny For Each eMail

http://www.ozy.com/immodest-proposal/why-you-should-pay-a-pe...

But right now, email has a problem. It is not an open channel because it is [more]

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RockOYates posted to the Free For All Economics board. 1:13 PM

Why You Should Pay A Penny For Each eMail

http://www.ozy.com/immodest-proposal/why-you-should-pay-a-pe...

Imagine opening your mailbox to a deluge. A dozen envelopes contain sheets [more]

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RockOYates posted to the Humor and Urban Legends board. 1:10 PM

Winners of This Year's Ig Nobel Prizes

http://gizmodo.com/meet-the-winners-of-this-years-ig-nobel-p...

For those unfamiliar with the Ig Nobel Prizes, it’s an annual celebration of silly [more]

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