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Was This Study Even Peer-Reviewed?

Amid the nightmare of the past three weeks, with black men being shot by cops, and then black men shooting cops, the New York Times ran a surprising front-page headline: “Analysis Finds No Racial Bias in Lethal Force.” Nestled between...



The Big Lie About Student Loan Debt You Shouldn’t Believe

Student loan debt | Source: iStock We’ve been hearing the dire warning for years: The $1.2 trillion Americans collectively owe in student loan debt is dragging down the housing market. Millions of young people are unable to become homeowners...



Bernie Backers March, Chant 'Lock Her Up!'...

Bernie Backers March, Chant 'Lock Her Up!'...(Third column, 4th story, link)Related stories:Clinton to re-re-re-re-re-introduce self...GORE TO SKIP CONVENTION...Leaked DNC Documents Show Plans To Reward Big Donors With Federal Appointments... ...



Trump Gets Big Convention Bounce

A new CNN/ORC poll finds Donald Trump now leads Hillary Clinton in the presidential race, 48% to 45%, a 6-point convention bounce. This is brutal: 68% now say Clinton is not honest and trustworthy. A new Morning Consult poll finds Trump leading Clinton,...



Nintendo shares plunge, company says Pokemon GO's earnings impact limited

TOKYO (Reuters) - Shares of Nintendo Co tumbled as much as 18 percent early on Monday after the company said smash-hit mobile game Pokemon GO would have only a limited impact on its earnings. ...



4 Worst Jobs for ‘Type A’ Personalities

Your personality factors into pretty much everything: your relationships, your ability to attain your goals, your health, and even your work life and the amount of money you make. If you’re reading this article, there’s a good chance...



Solar Impulse Begins Final Leg Of Historic, Global Flight

More than a year into its journey, the Solar Impulse 2 began the final leg of its global trek, taking off from Cairo and set to land in Abu Dhabi in 2 to 3 days.  The solar powered plane has already completed the most challenging parts of its...



Russia Was Involved In DNC Email Breach

New York Times: “Until Friday, that charge, with its eerie suggestion of a Kremlin conspiracy to aid Donald J. Trump, has been only whispered. But the release on Friday of some 20,000 stolen emails from the Democratic National...



NFL: 6 Rookies With the Most Fantasy Potential in 2016

The 2016 NFL Draft is now officially in the books and the start of training camps are right around the corner. Shortly after that we will be treated to the annual slate of preseason games, and then it’s on to the regular season in early September....



MLB: 4 Craziest Storylines of the Second Half

The second half of the Major League Baseball season is underway, and only one of the six divisional races is separated at the top by less than 4.5 games. So, we already have a reasonably good idea of the teams that will win...



Researchers Who Exposed VW Gain Little Reward From Success

The team, at West Virginia University, often scrounges for grants. That financial pressure is unlikely to dissipate, despite uncovering the emissions...



7 Job Perks You May Not Know Your Employer Even Offers

Worker enjoying vacation time | Source: iStock Most employees know it’s usually a good idea to take advantage of benefits such as retirement savings, medical insurance, and paid vacation days. What they may be forgetting, however, is that many...



Further reading

Elsewhere on Monday, - Bill McBride: The future is still bright! - You break it, you pay for it, Brexit edition. - John Lanchester on Brexit: “One of the things you notice, travelling around the country talking to people about economics, is...



Clinton Didn’t Seriously Consider Warren

Politico: “The Clinton campaign, which provided traveling reporters Friday night with a press release in background, bullet point form about the process, was carefully nudging narratives throughout. In late June, they purposefully seeded the...



Bloomberg Will Endorse Clinton...

Bloomberg Will Endorse Clinton...(Second column, 3rd story, link)Related stories:POLL: TRUMP OPENS BIGGEST LEAD OVER CLINTON...Obama brother voting for Donald... ...



The 7 Most Dead End Jobs

Dead end sign | Simon Hayter/Getty Images One of our biggest career-related fears is being stuck in a dead end job. While it’s completely understandable to be worried about ending up in a job that makes us miserable, dead end jobs are not only...



China's growth sucks in more debt bucks for less bang

BEIJING (Reuters) - As China's economy notches up another quarter of steady growth, the pace of credit creation grows ever more frantic for every extra unit of production, as inefficient state firms swallow an increasing share of lending. ...



If the U.S. Textile Industry Was Losing Jobs Then the New York Times Says It Would Prove the United States Was Not Protecting Textiles

The NYT, like much of the rest of the media, feel the need to argue that our trade policies could not possibly be hurting manufacturing workers. Its latest effort in this direction was a piece arguing that China could not possibly be "stealing"...



Republican Convention Falls Short of TV Ratings Expectations

Television producers grumbled throughout the week about the less-than-ideal spectacle, with relatively unknown speakers appearing in the prime 10 p.m....



New iPhone 7 details: Deutsche Bank

Deutsche Bank just detailed what to expect for the new iPhone...



Fox After Ailes

On Thursday, Roger Ailes—the man who created the Fox News Channel under Rupert Murdoch and built it into the most powerful and influential cable news network in the country—stepped down. The decision to do so came after pressure from the...



6 Classic Dessert Recipes Helping You Become a Master Baker

Delving into the world of baking can often seem overwhelming. With an endless slew of delicious desserts just dying to be made, the task of determining which ones to begin with can be pretty intimidating, to say the least. Before you try your hand...



Why Social Data Are Transformational

To gain competitive advantage, successful marketers must use all of their data to learn faster and act smarter than ever before. However, not all data are created equal. Where should marketers invest to yield high-quality data that they can translate...



Pokemon Among the Top Watched Shows On Netflix

On Netflix, Pokémon TV shows have become one of the most watched titles after the release of Pokémon Go mobile game, which has taken the world by storm, told a spokesperson for the steaming service to CNBC on Thursday. The streaming giant...



Common Sense: Pointing a Finger at the Fed in the Lehman Disaster

A respected economist argues that the Federal Reserve could have saved the financial firm from its chaotic collapse eight years...



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CLINTON CAMPAIGN HACKED...

CLINTON CAMPAIGN HACKED...(Second column, 1st story, link)Related stories:REFUSED TO COOPERATE WITH FBI... ...



Markets mixed as flattening yield curve trigger recession concerns (1651567)

Markets were mixed on Wednesday. The S&P 500 rose 0.5 percent and the Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.4 percent but the STOXX Europe 600 fell 1.7 percent and the Nikkei 225 fell 1.9 percent. US crude oil rose 1.8 percent while the yield on the US...



Trump’s Son-In-Law Defends Him

Jared Kushner: “My father-in-law is not an anti-Semite.” “It’s that simple, really. Donald Trump is not anti-Semitic and he’s not a racist. Despite the best efforts of his political opponents and a large swath of...



What Exactly Is Credit?

Today, the yield on the 10-year treasury hit a record low of 1.378%.  Given that data for this security go back to 1790, – a 226 year span that includes Civil War, two world wars, and multiples periods of economic upheaval, –...



Exorcism: "Mistress dispellers" in China

The NY Times has the story: China’s Cheating Husbands Fuel an Industry of ‘Mistress Dispellers’"Mistress-dispelling services, increasingly common in China’s larger cities, specialize in ending affairs between married...



Cramer Sees Facebook Inc (FB) Stock At $160

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) has impressed Mad Money host Jim Cramer so much that he has run out of superlatives to describe how good the social media giant is doing in the market. The social networking giant is on a completely different level than...



Tuesday assorted links

1. Binyamin Appelbaum profiles Lael Brainard (NYT). 2. When the husband is more stylish. 3. Adults have become shorter in many countries (NYT), and which nations have the tallest men and women?  Here is the paper. 4. When will the roach milk markets...



Of polls and prediction markets: More on #BrexitFail

David “Xbox poll” Rothschild and I wrote an article for Slate on how political prediction markets can get things wrong. The short story is that in settings where direct information is not easily available (for example, in elections...



Goldman Sachs is having a rough week

Goldman Sachs is having a rough week. On Tuesday, news broke that the firm is being sued for allegedly breaching its fiduciary duty. The private equity firm Primus Pacific Partners — a shareholder of one of Goldman's...



Inflation rises on housing, health care costs

Inflation rose for a fourth straight month as Americans paid more for housing, gas and health care, pointing to rising inflation...



Hillary Clinton Never Came Close to Compromising National Security

Since everyone is going bonkers over the fact that Hillary Clinton sent and received some emails containing classified information, here's a quick reminder that we've known this for a long time. We've also known just what that classified...



Pokemon Among the Top Watched Shows On Netflix

On Netflix, Pokémon TV shows have become one of the most watched titles after the release of Pokémon Go mobile game, which has taken the world by storm, told a spokesperson for the steaming service to CNBC on Thursday. The streaming giant...



Pulled Pork Recipes: 5 Different Styles and Flavors

Most food trends are irksome at best. Not everybody wants kale in every salad they eat or another side of roasted Brussels sprouts. Occasionally, though, there’s a surge for some seriously delicious eats. Bacon is a great example, but let’s...



New iPhone 7 details: Deutsche Bank

Deutsche Bank just detailed what to expect for the new iPhone...