Which Tech Firms Protect their Users?

Source: EFF

Category: Legal, Technology

Profile of International Home Buying Activity 2015

Source: World Property Channel

Category: Real Estate

MiB: Nick Hanauer, Early Internet Adopter

This week on our Masters in Business radio podcast, we speak with tech entrepreneur, venture capitalist and philanthropist Nick Hanauer, co-founder of Second Avenue Partners. Hanauer was an early adopter of the Internet and the first outside investor in Amazon.com.  He went on to become founder and chairman of Aquantive Inc., an online advertising firm…Read More

Category: Podcast

HNWI Populations Statistics

Regarding yesterday’s column on what the very rich are doing, here are some more interesting graphics:     ~~~

Category: Data Analysis, Investing

10 Tuesday AM Reads

My two-for-Tuesday morning train reads: • The Long Expansion (Dr. Ed Yardeni) • Why IBM Moved To Index Investing (Rebalance IRA) but see Active Managers Are Beating the Market By Taking On More Risk. (TRB) • New Amazon algorithm to shake up product reviews (Econsultancy) see also Amazon looks to improve customer-reviews system with machine learning (C/Net) • The Saudis Go Solar: The fate…Read More

Category: Financial Press

40 Under 40: Joshua Brown

Congratulations are in order to my partner, the inimitable Josh Brown, on being named to Investment News 40 Under 40:

Source: Investment News

Category: Video

Leveraged Bubbles

Category: Think Tank

US Drought Monitor

Click through to see regional information. Source: Drought Monitor

Category: Science, Technology

Largest Company by Revenue in Each State

Source: WonkBlog

Category: Economy

Where the Wealthy Are Putting Their Money?

The new “World Wealth Report” for 2015 was released last week fromCap Gemini and RBC Wealth Management. The focus is on the population of high net worth individuals, or HNWIs as the report calls them. The report, based on a survey of more than 5,100 wealthy people in 23 major markets, is packed with fascinating data and…Read More

Category: Investing, Psychology