If the US solar business is booming, why are jobs in it declining?

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Your holiday reading list: Great novels by 2013 TED speakers

Originally posted on TED Blog:
Packing up for your holiday trip home? For the downtime from eggnog, food and family, consider bringing a couple of these excellent novels from TED speakers whose talks…

Foundations of Value Investing

5 Must Reads for Investing

Warren Buffet made $37 Million a day this year!

Originally posted on Get $mart U:
Many people forget the meaning of consistency. Warren Buffett is a Conservative investor. In the stock market and financial world most would consider that to be boring…

Going Viral on WordPress.com: 26 Million Views and Counting — Seth’s Story

Originally posted on The WordPress.com Blog:
On November 2, 2013, Seth Smith hit publish on an article entitled Marriage Isn’t For You. Within a few hours, his self-hosted WordPress site couldn’t handle the…

Yellen, Optimal Control, and Dynamic Inconsistency

Originally posted on The Everyday Economist:
For much of his career, Milton Friedman advocated a constant rate of money growth — the so-called k-percent rule. According to this rule, the central bank would…

What many economists don’t understand about Christmas

Perfect news in time for the holidays! Thanks Quartz!

Dow Hits New High

According to the Wall Street Journal today, the “Dow Jones Industrial Average on Friday gained 42.06 points, or 0.3%, to 16221.14. That surpassed the Dow’s January 2000 high of 16186.39 once the average… Continue reading

Update: New WEF Chart

World Economic Forum posted this today: Which are the world’s most competitive countries? Our 2013 Global Competitiveness Index ranked countries based on their ability to thrive and innovate in a fast-changing world. Catch up… Continue reading