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Beyond Finance

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Fake News: Yellow Ain't Mellow
Fake news isn’t new. It was around over 100 years ago. Back then, they called it “Yellow Journalism.”
Fisher Investments MarketMinder, March 2, 2017 , Michael Hanson

The History of Zero: How Ancient Mesopotamia Invented the Mathematical Concept of Nought and Ancient India Gave It Symbolic Form
“If you look at zero you see nothing; but look through it and you will see the world.”
Brain Pickings, February 2017 , Maria Popova

The Master and his Knives
You can probably tell me what brand coat you have on, but can you tell me what brand of knife you used to prepare dinner last night? According to Jay Patel, owner of London-based Japanese Knife Company, the knife is humankind’s most valuable and underrated tool.
Luxeat.com , 31 January 2017 , Aiste Miseviciute

Salt in Their Veins
"The social structure of the inland Maine community is unlike anything you might meet with anywhere else. The kids never move out of the town they were raised in, there is no theft, the center of town is the fish store, or the post office."
Daily Speculations, July 19, 2016 , Victor Niederhoffer

Cheats and Deceits
How Animals and Plants Exploit and Mislead
Oxford University Press, February 2016 , Martin Stevens

Bristlecone Pines and Markets
Bristlecone Pines do very well where most other plants cannot even grow. What would be the equivalent in today's markets?
InvestmentOffice, February 2016 , Ronald Weber

Traffic jam of executive aviation 2015
Phoenix Sky Harbor airport in Arizona Super Bowl 2015


Alice in Quantumland: A Charming Illustrated Allegory of Quantum Mechanics by a CERN Physicist
This book is an allegory of quantum physics, in the dictionary sense of “a narrative describing one subject under the guise of another.”
Brain Pickings, 30/01/2014 , Maria papova

Everything from this 1991 this Radio Shack ad I now do with my phone
There are 15 electronic gimzo type items on this page, being sold from America's Technology Store. 13 of the 15 you now always have in your pocket.
Trending Buffalo, January 14, 2014 , Steve Cichon

How Our Minds Mislead Us: The Marvels and Flaws of Our Intuition
“The confidence people have in their beliefs is not a measure of the quality of evidence but of the coherence of the story that the mind has managed to construct.”
Brainpickings, October 2013 , Maria Popova


 

Themes

 

Asia

Bonds

Bubbles and Crashes

Business Cycles
Central Banks

China

Commodities
Contrarian

Corporates

Creative Destruction
Credit Crunch

Currencies

Current Account

Deflation
Depression 

Equity
Europe
Financial Crisis
Fiscal Policy

Germany

Gloom and Doom
Gold

Government Debt

Historical Patterns

Household Debt
Inflation

Interest Rates

Japan

Market Timing

Misperceptions

Monetary Policy
Oil
Panics
Permabears
PIIGS
Predictions

Productivity
Real Estate

Seasonality

Sovereign Bonds
Systemic Risk

Switzerland

Tail Risk

Technology

Tipping Point
Trade Balance

U.S.A.
Uncertainty

Valuations

Yield