Real 'Fault in Our Stars' couple reunited by hope Katie and Dalton Prager, a young couple who both have cystic fibrosis, celebrated happy news when they reunited Tuesday afternoon after nearly five months apart: Katie is on her way to getting a lifesaving lung transplant. More
Obama to open middle-class jobs, opportunity tour Aiming to show he's still focused on creating jobs, President Barack Obama is beginning a series of quick trips around the country to resurrect ideas from his State of the Union address that became overshadowed by the intense debates over gun control, immigration and automatic spending cuts. More
Retailers report modest gains for April Americans spent briskly during the early spring months in the latest sign that they’re encouraged by the economic recovery. Falling gas prices, a rallying stock market and gains in the job market all fueled Americans’ shopping habits even as cold weather tempered their desire to buy spring fashions. More
FED:Consumer confidence slides on outlook SYDNEY, Feb 14 AAP - Consumer confidence has fallen, amid concerns about their future finances and outlook for the wider economy. The ANZ-Roy Morgan Australian Consumer Confidence Survey shows that sentiment fell 0.9 per cent to 116.4 in the week ended ... 02/13/2017 - 11:00 am | View Link
Economy grew a bit faster as summer ended, Fed says WASHINGTON — US economic growth picked up a bit as summer ended and fall began, supported by modest hiring, an uptick in consumer spending, and steady home building, according to the Federal Reserve. The Fed’s ‘‘Beige Book’’ survey of economic ... 10/19/2016 - 1:17 pm | View Link
US economy grows a bit faster in September, Fed says WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. economic growth picked up a bit as summer ended and fall began, supported by modest hiring, an uptick in consumer spending, and steady homebuilding, according to the Federal Reserve. The Fed's "Beige Book" survey of economic ... 10/18/2016 - 3:39 pm | View Link
This map shows how some US states are already in recession As the Philly Fed's latest coincident indexes survey shows, seven states — North Dakota, Alaska, Wyoming, Wisconsin, Illinois, Louisiana, and Mississippi — saw economic activity contract during the three months that ended in December. It's worth ... 02/1/2016 - 11:59 pm | View Link
A New Survey From the Fed Shows Exactly Why Yellen Is in No Rush to Raise Rates The goal of the question was to help gauge the amount of underemployment in the economy, according to the report ... Average hourly earnings were up just 2.2 percent in the year ended April, within the same narrow range in which the gauge has fluctuated ... 05/27/2015 - 9:12 am | View Link
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Flickr/EleazarThis is a guest post by Mrs. Mad Money Monster. She shares her story for us on relationships gone awry — both romantic and financial — but hey, at least she now gets some great blog posts out of it, eh? Take it away MMM … Thanks for divulging!
Have you ever considered how vastly different your life would be if you made different decisions?
Starbucks' Unicorn Frappucino might give good photo opp, but Anthony Bourdain thinks it's trash.
The inbred show-dog of Starbucks drinks was the target of Bourdain's disdain in a recent interview with Town & Country. He can't seem to comprehend how this wretched, unnaturally colorful thing exists but he's clearly not a fan.
SEE ALSO: I am the founder of Starbucks and I am begging you to stop buying the Unicorn Frappuccino
Tell us how you really feel, Mr.
Cindy Ord/Getty ImagesAround 2013, Netflix began to see the writing on the wall: The days of licensing a back catalog of great TV shows for dirt cheap were numbered.
The TV and film industry titans were realizing how valuable streaming rights were, which meant that getting them would become increasingly difficult over time for Netflix, especially as more services jumped into the market.
Netflix made the decision that it would have to start making its own shows and movies, starting with “House of Cards.”
The huge investment Netflix has made in “originals” over the last few years — $6 billion in 2017 alone — has paid off in a string of hits that have not only won fan loyalty, but also gotten the internet buzzing over and over again.
Kyle WalkerYou may not know your neighbors by name, but you can at least know them by education level.
Kyle Walker, an assistant professor of geography at Texas Christian University, has created an interactive dot map visualizing US neighborhoods by educational attainment.
Each dot represents between 25-500 people over the age of 25, and each is color-coded based on how far those people have gone in school.
Carl Court/GettyImagesModern technology enables stock markets to be faster and more complex than ever.
But while the speed of order executions are infinitely more impressive across the board, the conceptual backbone behind the stock market itself hasn’t changed much. In fact, the model we use today for settling trades and ensuring proper share ownership is still based on the one initially created in the 17th Century.
A DECENTRALIZATION OF EQUITIES?
Today’s infographic comes to us from Equibit, and it envisions what a decentralized securities platform could look like.
In such a paradigm, the settlement of trades would not occur through centralized transfer agents, but instead through a blockchain with this feature “built in”.
The application of blockchain technology could take the modernization of the stock market one step further.