Monday, August 19, 2019

Recession Forecast for 2020: Economists Are So Bad, They’re Good

(Bloomberg Opinion) -- It’s no secret that economists are terrible at predicting recessions: a host of studies, along with a raft of anecdotal evidence, reveals...
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Here’s Why Ditching Plastic Straws is So Hard To Do

(Bloomberg Opinion) -- Rarely has a minor consumer product received more vilification than the plastic straw. As a symbol of human wastefulness and our careless disregard...
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How You Can Hack Your Retirement Plan

(Bloomberg Opinion) -- The holiday weekend has come and gone. Did it meet expectations? Did it provide, if you are of a certain age or...
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Gates Says Steve Jobs Cast ‘Spells’ to Keep Apple From Dying

(Bloomberg) -- Apple’s Steve Jobs was singular in his ability to take a company “on a path to die” and turn it into the world’s...
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Disruptive aesthetics  

W has its roots in New York, but W Muscat has an Omani heart and we’re here to create real connections with the community,...
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Healthy Living Can’t Prevent Cancer

(Bloomberg Opinion) -- Recent news that random bad luck plays a big role in cancer has been misinterpreted as bad news, when it's actually...
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Taylor Swift Has an Economics Lesson for You

(Bloomberg Opinion) -- What if the music industry could be used as a guide to important principles in business and the economy? It would...
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Is Facebook Libra Better Than Bitcoin?

(Bloomberg Opinion) -- Facebook on Tuesday launched its ambitious new cryptocurrency - Facebook Libra - which targets 2.6 billion users and is backed by up...
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Robots Might Turn Out to Be Great Co-Workers

(Bloomberg Opinion) -- The idea that automation will drive up unemployment or drive down wages -- in other words, that robots will take people’s...
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Maybe Carlos Ghosn Wasn’t So Bad After All

(Bloomberg Opinion) Is the Renault-Nissan Alliance stronger than the man who led it for two decades? The omens don’t look good. The downfall of Carlos Ghosn...
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