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October 2011

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5 Myths About Energy in America

October 27, 2011 – Comments (1)

Daniel Yergin, a Pulitzer-Prize winning author and energy expert, spoke with us at the Fool recently. After listening to his remarks and reading his book, I noticed five myths about energy, which are listed below:  [more]

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Keynes Goes Postal

October 19, 2011 – Comments (5)

In response to chronic unemployment, John Maynard Keynes famously wrote,   [more]

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For-Profit Education: "A National Shame"

October 18, 2011 – Comments (19)

Yesterday, at the Value Investing Congress, Jim Chanos said that the for-profit education sector is a "national shame."  [more]

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Who Should Go To Jail?

October 13, 2011 – Comments (7)

The question of who should go to jail as a result of their financial activities has been in the news a lot lately.  [more]

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Free Us From Debt

October 10, 2011 – Comments (16)

Mike Konczal of Rortybomb has analyzed the very effective We Are 99% site, and has found that the remarks boil down to two things: free us from the bondage of debt and give us the basic ability to survive.    [more]

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The Wall Street Protesters Should Start Here

October 07, 2011 – Comments (9)

So, what is the Occupy Wall Street protest about? That’s a question on the minds of a lot of observers lately.  [more]

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The College Degree Delusion?

October 06, 2011 – Comments (15)

When I was growing up, it was just assumed that a college degree would lead to a higher income and brighter job prospects. Just a month or so before I graduated from college, in fact, a working-class friend of mine said to me, “so, now you’ll be making the big bucks, right?”  [more]

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Another Reason To Hate Congress

October 04, 2011 – Comments (22)

According to the Wall Street Journal the following exchange between Rep. Mick Mulvaney (R.,SC) and Ben Bernanke actually occurred in the United States Congress (I've quoted directly from the WSJ's coverage):   [more]

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Should We Be Listening To Occupy Wall Street?

October 03, 2011 – Comments (25)

Maybe Zuni Tikka (aka: the half-naked lady) wasn’t the most effective ambassador at first. When the Occupy Wall Street protest began a couple of weeks ago, it was dismissed by the main stream media as a leaderless and powerless collection of hippies engaging in street theater.  [more]

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Citigroup And Europe

October 03, 2011 – Comments (0)

In an interesting article this morning, the WSJ quoted the following exchange between an analyst and Citi CFO John Gerspach.   [more]

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