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Parts Of Social-Sharing Site Reddit Go Dark In Apparent User Revolt

After the firing of a key figure at the website, moderators of many of Reddit's most popular sections have gone private in apparent protest.» E-Mail...



GREECE OUT OF CASH BY WEEEKEND

GREECE OUT OF CASH BY WEEEKEND(Main headline, 1st story, link) ...



These Are The 10 Cities With The Most Adultery

Marriage, which for many is the sign of a loving and intimate relationship, is now a constitutional right of all U.S. citizens. In his widely read dissent, Justice Antonin Scalia asserted that if anything, “freedom of intimacy is abridged rather...



I.M.F. Says Greece Needs Debt Relief, but Blames Government Lapses

A report by the fund amounted to an indictment of the way Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has governed the country since taking office in...



Thursday assorted links

1. Paul Krugman on Puerto Rico. 2. Dan Klein reviews Arthur Melzer on esoteric writing. 3. Lyft vs. Uber. 4. Trade between guards and prisoners. 5. The world’s tallest cow dies after a lifetime of Photoshop accusations (recommended). 6....



Netflix, Amazon Option Straddles Before Earnings A Win-Win

Netflix and Amazon are a good trade and will pay off if they rise or fall post-earnings, according to Goldman Sachs. The firm is advising its clients to aggressively trade both firms' shares ahead of their earnings reports, says a report from Online...



10 Thursday AM Reads

My “start off your 4 day weekend” morning reads: • Major Asset Classes Performance for 1st half of 2015 (Capital Spectator) • 12 charts and maps that explain the Greek crisis (Vox) see also A...



Camp Alphaville videos: Transhumanism

For those who couldn’t join the FT Alphaville team in the sweltering heat on Wednesday at Camp Alphaville, here’s a recap courtesy of the FT video team. Cardiff Garcia starts by asking Zoltan Istvan — writer, futurist,...



Investors Take Shelter As Greek Referendum Nears

Investors Take Shelter As Greek Referendum Nears by Frank Holmes American industrialist J. Paul Getty once said: “If you owe the bank $100, that’s your problem. If you owe the bank $100 million, that’s the bank’s...



The wisdom of Thomas Sowell

Mark Perry today posts a great collection of quotes from Thomas Sowell that demonstrate how the force of logic can pierce the veil of politicians' rhetoric, especially when it comes to Obamacare.Here's just one of the 10 quotes. Read the whole...



Fed Watch: Ahead of the Employment Report

Tim Duy: Ahead of the Employment Report, by Tim Duy: A rare Thursday release of the employment report is on tap for tomorrow, and all eyes will be watching to see if it falls in line with the other, more optimistic US data of late. Indeed, it...



Apple: Analyzing It With Owner Earnings And Free Cash Flow

Apple: Analyzing It With Owner Earnings And Free Cash Flow by Old School Value [klarman] (This post is republished with permission by Peter George Psaras, portfolio manager of Conservative Equity Investment Advisors.) On February 27, 1987 Mr. Warren...



Facebook Offers Option of Paying for Video Ads After 10 Seconds

Does 10 seconds sound like a lot of time? It is when it comes to viewing video ads on Facebook. The Wall Street Journal’s CMO Today blog reported that the social network introduced a new pricing option for advertisers, giving them the...



The world is defenceless against the next financial crisis, warns BIS

The world is defenseless against the next financial crisis, warns BIS - Telegraph http://t.co/2EwFlMGP3b — moneyscience (@moneyscience) June 28,...



MannKind's Afrezza Lags Behind Biggest Failure in Inhaled Insulin

BOSTON (TheStreet) -- The number of prescriptions written for MannKind's inhaled insulin Afrezza are barely making a dent in the diabetes market five months since partner Sanofi launched the product. Afrezza is even under-performing Exubera,...



Facebook Pages See Organic Likes Rise 0.2% in May (Report)

A total of 43.36 percent of Facebook pages advertised on the social network in May, according to the latest research from social analytics and reporting firm Locowise. Locowise also found that: Facebook pages saw organic likes growth...



A guide to the villains and heroes in Greece's financial crisis

Greece has officially said that it won’t pay back the money it owes to the International Monetary Fund by the midnight deadline, and the pressure and scare of a financial crisis is setting in Though Greece has made its piece with a default,...



Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac: Ted Olson’s Appeal Filed

Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac: Ted Olson's Appeal Filed by Todd Sullivan, ValuePlays Ted Olson filed his appeal in the Perry v FHFA/Treasury yesterday. It is 104 pages and goes into stunning detail but below is the cliff note argument for those who...



Chelsea Clinton demands $65,000 for 10-minute speech...

Chelsea Clinton demands $65,000 for 10-minute speech...(Second column, 2nd story, link) ...



Uber Is Operating At A Half A Billion Dollar Loss, Report Claims

Uber is reportedly losing close to half a billion dollars as the company continues to expand its national and global reach. News of the loss arrives after Bloomberg examined a bond prospectus and found the following information. Uber is reportedly...



Trillions Spent but Crises Like Greece’s Persist

Beyond Greece and Puerto Rico, heavy borrowing is bogging down the economies of Brazil, Turkey, Italy and...



Antonin Scalia Compared a Lifesaving EPA Regulation to a Ferrari

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia compared the Environmental Protection Agency's rulemaking to buying a Ferrari without looking at the price tag, and even claimed that a regulation that restricts mercury pollution from coal-fired power...



Greece must sign a deal: 13 economists

Thirteen prominent economists from around the world call on Greece to sign a credible agreement with the Europeans...



The Awesome Gratuitousness of the Greek Crisis



Research fuels antitrust heat for tech giant...

Research fuels antitrust heat for tech giant...(Third column, 17th story, link)Related stories:STUDY: GOOGLE Harms Consumers by Skewing Search Results... ...



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Parts Of Social-Sharing Site Reddit Go Dark In Apparent User Revolt

After the firing of a key figure at the website, moderators of many of Reddit's most popular sections have gone private in apparent protest.» E-Mail...



GREECE OUT OF CASH BY WEEEKEND

GREECE OUT OF CASH BY WEEEKEND(Main headline, 1st story, link) ...



Nobel Prize-winning scientist says he was forced to resign after 'women' comment...

Nobel Prize-winning scientist says he was forced to resign after 'women' comment...(Third column, 13th story, link) ...



These Are The 10 Cities With The Most Adultery

Marriage, which for many is the sign of a loving and intimate relationship, is now a constitutional right of all U.S. citizens. In his widely read dissent, Justice Antonin Scalia asserted that if anything, “freedom of intimacy is abridged rather...



The Stimulative Effect of Redistribution

The idea of taking from the rich and giving to the poor goes back long before the legend of Robin Hood. This kind of redistribution sounds desirable out of a sense of fairness. However, economists often judge a policy less on whether it is fair, and more...



Facebook Adds Videos Tab to Page Insights

Facebook accommodated the explosion in the popularity of videos posted by pages with the addition of a videos tab to its page insights. Page administrators now have access to aggregate information on views, 30-second views, top videos within a...



I.M.F. Says Greece Needs Debt Relief, but Blames Government Lapses

A report by the fund amounted to an indictment of the way Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has governed the country since taking office in...



Greece takes rescue talks to the wire

It's almost crunch time. Euro zone finance ministers are meeting one more time to try and thrash out a deal for...



Cullen Roche: The Macro View – RealVision TV Interview

This was a really fun wide ranging interview Cullen Roche did with RealVision TV. RealVision is an exclusively finance related online TV channel airing unique one on one interviews and perspectives of the financial markets. They are creating a sort...



Chelsea Clinton demands $65,000 for 10-minute speech...

Chelsea Clinton demands $65,000 for 10-minute speech...(Second column, 2nd story, link) ...



Creditors Reject Latest Greek Proposal, Tsipras Meeting with Merkel and Hollande in Doubt as Default Risk Rises

Greece's creditors are not pleased, and perhaps more important, the Greek government has lost one of its few remaining advocates, Jean-Claude Juncker of the European Commission. The Eurocrats are finally waking up to the degree to which the two...



Links for 06-28-15

Europe's Moment of Truth - Paul Krugman The Greek Crisis and Referendum - Robert Waldmann In an Uber World, Fortune Favors the Freelancer - Tyler Cowen Why I Support Obamacare - The Bonddad Blog Bank walks and options - Nick...



Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac: Ted Olson’s Appeal Filed

Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac: Ted Olson's Appeal Filed by Todd Sullivan, ValuePlays Ted Olson filed his appeal in the Perry v FHFA/Treasury yesterday. It is 104 pages and goes into stunning detail but below is the cliff note argument for those who...



The Supreme Court's Surprising Move Left...

The Supreme Court's Surprising Move Left...(Second column, 8th story, link)Related stories:Ruling on Health Law Will Shape Obama Legacy... ...



Greece: bank analysts and eurowatchers on what to expect on Monday

For the latest on the ECB’s liquidity position on Greece, see our post here. Here, meanwhile, is some instant analysis by way of the FT Alphaville collective inbox:Continue reading: Greece: bank analysts and eurowatchers on what to expect on...



As Crisis Deepens, Eurozone Critics Are Vocal

Reuters With Greece on the brink of leaving the eurozone and global financial markets panicked by that prospect, eurozone policy makers can’t have expected favorable reviews Monday for their recent efforts. So they won’t have been...



Are Grantham And Hussman Correct About S&P 500 Valuations?

Are Grantham and Hussman Correct About S&P 500 Valuations? June 16, 2015 by Larry Swedroe PDF | Page 2 The definition of floccinaucinihilipilification is the estimation of something as valueless. It is rarely used (for obvious reasons) and...



Liberals Make Big Comeback

A new analysis of Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll data finds a marked  increase in the share of registered voters identifying themselves as liberals, and an even bigger drop in the share saying they are...



'The Party of Fiscal Responsibility in Action'

Paul Krugman: The Party of Fiscal Responsibility in Action: One of the greatest confidence tricks ever pulled in American politics was the way Republicans managed, for a while anyway, to convince centrists that they were apostles of fiscal...