When it comes to city living, it would seem logical that bigger always means better. After all, who wouldn't want a bigger apartment with bigger parks and bigger stomping grounds overall. Well, that would all make sense if these small cities weren't ...
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There are several ways to calculate the square root of a number by hand. While some methods will only give you an approximation, this method calculates the square root digit by digit using only simple operations.
Just a list of 20 (now 28) tools for the command line. Some are little-known, some are just too useful to miss, some are pure obscure
-- I hope you find something useful that you weren't aware of yet!
Use your operating system's package manager to in...
As Zero Hedge has claimed on numerous occasions in the past, the ultra-expedited sale of Lehman's North American Broker Dealer operations to Barclays Capital (BCS) a mere 4 days after Lehman filed for bankruptcy, was likely r
We refused to touch credit default swaps. It would be like buying insurance on the Titanic from someone on the Titanic.- Nassim Taleb.It's not just what you know, it's who you know. And it's not just who you know, it's who yo
Recently there's been a wave of blogosphere opinion that USD is a win-win bet. It goes like this: if the world economy gets worse or stays in the dumps, then USD will remain strong, as demonstrated by its performance since Se
Current, accurate economic statistics are crucial to monitoring the fragile condition of the U.S. economy and guiding it out of recession. However, Andrew Reamer indicates, the nation's statistical system has been deteriorating before our eyes. He ou...
Perhaps you find yourself living in a country undergoing major financial upheaval. Chances are you yourself are worried, and are making moves to protect yourself. Or perhaps you are so emotional and are not sure what to do. Whatever the...
Recent economic times may mirror what American grandparents or great-grandparents went through in the Great Depression. While this time may be a challenge, it may be an opportunity to look back and learn how previous generations coped with...
When you click on the SIPC website, you will see a pop-up screen for "Madoff claims." I've been reading stories about the hard-luck investors and charities that invested with Madoff all over the place. In fact, Satu
At the root of domestic and global growth in the previous decade lies the substantial expansion of the business of risk insurance. And, as the facts are now rapidly unfolding, the exponential rise in the provision of coverage
The Federal Reserve cut interest rates by 75bp to a range of 0 to 0.25 percent, the lowest level that this generation has ever seen. In our FOMC preview, we talked about how the Fed may consider adopting a BoJ style rate cut
I have tried to stay out of the auto-bailout thing but I find that I need to add my two cents to the issue. I have done three successful turnarounds in my professional career and have consulted on quite a few more. It is from
Interesting news: the share of computers with Microsoft Windows OS surfing the web dropped below 90% (article here).Of course, Microsoft (MSFT) is still an enormous cash machine. It still has a near monopoly on the corporate