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What Does the Future Hold?

What Does the Future Hold?

  It’s not stuff most of us think about every day, but we may soon be a lot more familiar with terms like brain organoids, megascale desalination, Internet balloons, liquid biopsies, and more. At least, that’s what the MIT Technology Review reported in Breakthrough Technologies 2015: “Not all breakthroughs are created equal. Some arrive more or less as usable things; others mainly set the stage for innovations that emerge later, and we have to estimate when that will be. But…

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More Sleep, More Money

More Sleep, More Money

If you sleep more, you may earn more money. Researchers were trying to evaluate the importance of sleep so they focused on two American cities in a single time zone: Huntsville, Alabama (on the eastern edge of the central time zone) and Amarillo, Texas (on the western edge of the same time zone). The sun sets an hour later in Amarillo, so the assumption was made that people get less sleep in Amarillo than they do in Huntsville. The findings…

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Counterintuition – Mean Reversion

Counterintuition – Mean Reversion

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What do I do now?

What do I do now?

​Published in Bradenton Herald: March 11, 2014By GARDNER SHERRILL | Investor’s Column March 11, 2014 What do I do Now?…… As we move towards the end of the volatile first quarter of 2014, many investors are understandably concerned with their investment options. Stocks markets have had a great run over the past several years and consequentially valuations need to be considered. The 30-year bull market in bonds would appear to be at its end and cash rates are likely to…

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