Tuesday , 17 October 2017


Miscellaneous

Obama or Romney: Which Candidate Is Better For Your Portfolio?

People mostly vote with their wallets. Whichever candidate is perceived to be better for their finances usually gets their vote. Sure, social issues, foreign policy and character matter, but it ultimately comes down to money – and the belief that a candidate will lead to more of it for the voter. Both candidates are trying to convince the American public that they can return the nation to prosperity so I have taken a quantitative look at how the market performed under each candidate’s party. The results may surprise you. Words: 888

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Who Won the Presidential Debate, Both or Neither? But then, What Difference Does It Really Make?

Who won the debate? Well, if you rely on the media, the commentary was just as I expected, biased, based on one's ideological point of view. There was nary an objective assessment among the lot! Media types no longer seem constrained or embarrassed about their heavily opinionated comments which are, for the most part, nothing less than shills and advocates for their respective candidates and/or parties. Words: 377

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Fact #3: Overspending on Education in U.S. Doesn’t Buy Genius

This is the 3rd in a series of 100 provocative, useful facts about big issues presented every day until the election to help Americans debunk myths, hold better conversations, get involved, and make choices as smarter citizens. Fact #3 reveals that big school outlays do not lead to straight A's.

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Fact #3: Overspending on Education in U.S. Doesn't Buy Genius

This is the 3rd in a series of 100 provocative, useful facts about big issues presented every day until the election to help Americans debunk myths, hold better conversations, get involved, and make choices as smarter citizens. Fact #3 reveals that big school outlays do not lead to straight A's.

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These Hidden GEMs are Worth Your Time to Read

Every week hundreds and hundreds of great economic musings are posted on a hundred, if not more, sites and, in the process, a number of such GEMs get overlooked. Each week I do my own independent prospecting for such undiscovered treasures, select those that are particularly valuable, polish them up, and display them in this summary to provide you with an opportunity to appreciate them in a fast and easy manner. Here are a few that were missed. Enjoy!

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The World’s 10 Most Important Numbers are HERE!

There are many important numbers that have made this world what it currently is but the following 10 are the most important numbers, or constants, in the entire world. They have led to bridges being built, finances being accounted for, and the completion of many other significant and necessary tasks throughout history.

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munKNEE.com: The Most Viewed Posts of the Last 30 Days – Did You Miss Reading Any?

Over the past 30 days www.munKNEE.com has had over 100,000 visitors who have come to read the best articles the internet has to offer. Edited excerpts of 91 articles were posted over that time period to swell the archive of articles to more than 1600 in total. Below is a list of the 10 most read articles in the last 30 days complete with introductory paragraphs and links to each.

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Addicted to Digital Multi-tasking? It Can Have Serious Consequences

Take a look at how many tabs and programs you have open on your computer. Odds are you multi-tasking. As technology becomes more and more a part of our lives, most Americans are learning to do several things at once but, unfortunately, all our multi-tasking can be anything but - and it can have some serious consequences. [Let's take a look at the infographic below for a better understanding of the place of online technology in our lives today.]

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