Mad Max: Fury Road – Official Main Trailer

The world goes mad May 2015.

 

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Category: Film, Weekend

Internet Rules

NEVER TRY TO CORRAL THE CUSTOMER People balk at being controlled. Once you place limits, the public abandons you or finds a way to circumvent what you are doing. Give people the opportunity to do more, to expand their horizons, to share. Once you tell them what they cannot do, you’re screwed. This is why…Read More

Category: Consumer Spending, Corporate Management, Web/Tech

MiB: Rick Ferri, Portfolio Solutions

This week, our Masters in Business radio podcast features Rick Ferri, founder and CIO of Portfolio Solutions. Ferri is a retired Marine Corps officer fighter pilot who spent the first decade of his finance career working as a traditional retail stock broker. At Smith Barney, he proposed to the company’s CEO, Jamie Dimon, an idea for a low…Read More

Category: Podcast

10 Weekend Reads

Good Saturday morning. Pour yourself a hot mug of Kenya AA coffee‎, and enjoy our longer form weekend reads: • Deconstructing ShadowStats. Why is it so Loved by its Followers but Scorned by Economists? (EconoMonitor) • How tech billionaires are using money and data to solve for death (Washington Post) • The Secret Sauce: How Buffalo Wild Wings…Read More

Category: Financial Press

Does College Matter?

Category: Think Tank

Succinct Summation of Week’s Events 4.10.15

Succinct Summations (for the light) week ending April 10th: Positives: 1. The Nikkei Index broke 20,000 for the first time in 15 years 2. Initial jobless claims 4-week moving average is at the lowest levels since 2000. 3. Markit service PMI rose to 59.2, versus the 58.6 expected. 4. U.S. equities had a nice week…Read More

Category: Markets

Reform of NYC Pension May Follow CALPER’s Script

People seem to be genuinely shocked by a new report out of New York City’s Comptrollers Office. The report found that the city’s public employee retirement fund pays big fees to Wall Street but gets little in return. However much anyone is shocked, they really shouldn’t be. That’s because the high cost of hiring outside…Read More

Category: Hedge Funds, Investing, Venture Capital

Jobless in Seattle? Not Yet, Anyway. Part 2

@TBPInvictus On Wednesday, I threw in my $0.02 about the controversy surrounding the increase in Seattle’s minimum wage. Unlike any of those who have been decrying the new law and its impact, I used some data to demonstrate the absence (as yet) of any ill effects. Specifically, I looked at restaurant permit issuance and found…Read More

Category: Current Affairs, Data Analysis, Economy, Employment, Really, really bad calls

10 Friday AM Reads

The week’s over already – how did that happen? Finish strong with our hand curated morning train reads: • Did you miss the stock market rally? You’re not alone (Bankrate) • You’ve Never Heard of the Bull Market’s Best Stock Pickers (Bloomberg) • QOTD: Jamie Dimon Addresses His Critics (TRB) but see The unflattering chart that Jamie Dimon forgot to…Read More

Category: Financial Press

1965 Ford GT 40

Source: Classic Driver

Category: Weekend