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MOATS, Berkshire Hathaway Businesses Competitive Advantages
Video By: Bud Labitan
Sunday, August 18, 2019 4:00 AM EDT
A quick video summary about MOATS, my book about Berkshire Hathaway businesses competitive advantages.
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Uwe Reinhardt On High US Health Care Costs
Article By: Timothy Taylor
Monday, August 12, 2019 8:16 PM EDT
Uwe Reinhardt, who passed in 2017, has had his final book published, Priced Out: The Economic and Ethical Costs of American Health Care. In this book, Reinhardt tackles the question of explaining high US health care costs.
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Book Review: Fifty Inventions That Shaped The Modern Economy, By Tim Harford
Article By: Bankers Anonymous
Sunday, August 4, 2019 7:30 PM EDT
What gives Harford’s book extra philosophical texture is his eagerness to consider technological innovations for all their consequences – for both better and worse.
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Scott Kupor Talks About His New Book, Secrets Of Sand Hill Road: Venture Capital And How To Get It.
Podcast By: Felix Salmon
Thursday, August 1, 2019 9:15 PM EDT
Welcome to a special interview edition of Slate Money with Scott Kupor about his new book.
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Reviewing Russell Gold’s The Boom
Article By: Simon Lack
Sunday, July 7, 2019 5:47 PM EDT
Although Russell Gold’s "The Boom: How Fracking Ignited the American Energy Revolution and Changed the World" is now almost five years old, it still provides a relevant commentary on America’s Shale Revolution.
In this article: USO
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Book Review: Bad Blood By John Carreyrou
Article By: Bankers Anonymous
Monday, July 1, 2019 3:00 AM EDT
I recently finished the best business book I’ve read in the past year, John Carreyrou’s Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies In a Silicon Valley Startup, about the rise and fraud of healthcare technology firm Theranos.
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The Lessons Of Rome: Our Neofeudal Oligarchy
Article By: Charles Hugh Smith
Monday, June 24, 2019 3:16 AM EDT
Our society has a legal structure of self-rule and ownership of capital, but in reality it is a Neofeudal Oligarchy.
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Book Review: The Laws Of Trading, By Augustin Lebron
Article By: Brenda Jubin
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 2:45 AM EDT
The Laws of Trading is, to my mind, essential reading for traders who want not only to survive but to flourish.
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Book Review: Alchemy, By Rory Sutherland
Article By: Saj Karsan
Saturday, June 15, 2019 5:00 AM EDT
Sutherland makes a case for why we pay too much attention to logic and not enough to perception when it comes to marketing.
In this article: KO
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Book Review: The Art Of Thinking Clearly
Article By: Saj Karsan
Monday, June 10, 2019 1:37 AM EDT
n The Art of Thinking Clearly [Click and drag to move] , Rolf Dobelli discusses a number of our biases and suggests solutions for staying rational.
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Book Review: The Fifth Risk By Michael Lewis
Article By: Danielle Park, CFA
Monday, June 3, 2019 12:22 AM EDT
Full of his famous character studies, this material becomes a page-turner. It also sheds light on the strategy of many in positions of power.
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Book Review: The Misbehavior Of Markets
Article By: Saj Karsan
Saturday, June 1, 2019 12:19 PM EDT
In The Misbehavior of Markets: A Fractal View of Financial Turbulence, author Benoit Mandelbrot offers a better way to model markets, using a math concept called a fractal.
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In Gold We Trust 2019
Article By: Acting Man
Wednesday, May 29, 2019 12:00 AM EDT
Trust in once well-respected institutions is increasingly eroding.
In this article: GLD
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E The Fairshare Model Performance-Based Capital Structure
Article By: Karl Sjogren
Sunday, May 26, 2019 7:44 PM EDT
A description of the Fairshare Model, a performance-based capital structure for venture-stage initial public offerings.
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E What Is Venture Capital, Really?
Article By: Karl Sjogren
Tuesday, May 14, 2019 5:19 PM EDT
There is disagreement on what constitutes "venture capital." The traditional view is that it is an investment by a VC fund--that excludes angel investments. The author of The Fairshare Model takes an expansive view--many IPOs raise venture capital.
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The Problem With The Supply Curve
Article By: Global Economic Intersection
Tuesday, April 30, 2019 5:00 AM EDT
In his book Debunking Economics: The Naked Emperor of the Social Sciences (link) Steve Keen uses a 1952 paper to make a very important point about neoclassical economics: There is a problem with the supply curve.
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