24 4 / 2014

And on the 8th day, he said, let it be known that today #itsbusinesstime #nyc #takeemtochurch (at Valuestream Labs)

And on the 8th day, he said, let it be known that today #itsbusinesstime #nyc #takeemtochurch (at Valuestream Labs)

24 4 / 2014





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24 4 / 2014

Finance Optimism Index



In the first month of the index, October 2013, the level of financial optimism was very low as Americans encountered the government shutdown. The value of the index was -24.

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24 4 / 2014

Special Report: For private deals, no one is watching the watchdogs



OMAHA, Nebraska (Reuters) - From 2006 to 2009, Provident Asset Management raised $485 million from 7,700 investors who were drawn to its promises of annual returns as high as 18 percent on oil and gas assets. Law firm Mick & Associates helped.

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24 4 / 2014

Listened to Bodylifting by Spring Offensive from the album: Young Animal Hearts
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Listened to Bodylifting by Spring Offensive from the album: Young Animal Hearts
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24 4 / 2014

Listened to What Is Love by Janelle Monáe from the album: What Is Love
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Listened to What Is Love by Janelle Monáe from the album: What Is Love
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24 4 / 2014

Listened to Pressure by Youngblood Hawke from the album: Pressure
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Listened to Pressure by Youngblood Hawke from the album: Pressure
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24 4 / 2014

mfishbein





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24 4 / 2014

Plant Breeders Release First ‘Open Source Seeds’



A group of scientists and food activists is launching a campaign Thursday to change the rules that govern seeds. They’re releasing 29 new varieties of crops under a new “open source pledge” that’s intended to safeguard the ability of farmers, gardeners and plant breeders to share those seeds freely.

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24 4 / 2014

Parallels Between Great Investors and a Renowned Sushi Chef: Jiro Dreams of Sushi



At first glance, it may seem odd to compare a sushi chef to an investor. But as you’ll see by the end of this post, they both share a common goal: to become masters of their craft. Jiro Dreams of Sushi is a documentary about renowned sushi chef Jiro Ono in Tokyo, Japan.

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24 4 / 2014

Cliff Asness Forbes Interview: Efficient Market Theory ‘Is Baloney’



AQR Capital’s Chief Investment Officer Cliff Asness describes his unique value & momentum quant strategy. Steve Forbes: Cliff, thank you for joining us. You approach investing with an even more unusual background. Can you first tell us about AQR?

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24 4 / 2014

Citigroup’s leaders say company is still too complex



ST. LOUIS (Reuters) - The two men at the top of Citigroup Inc (C.N), the third-biggest U.S. bank and the most international, acknowledged on Tuesday that the company must do more to simplify itself.

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24 4 / 2014

Amazon’s Prime Pantry service lets you ship 45 pounds of groceries for a $6 fee



Amazon’s dead-set on killing off the grocery store, with a same-day delivery service and even a Dash gadget for restocking items around the house. Now the retailer’s going one step further, taking on Costco and Walmart with a new program called Prime Pantry.

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24 4 / 2014

Etsy buys Grand St.



The handmade marketplace has acquired Grand St., a commerce site for indie electronics. FORTUNE — Etsy, the operator of a handmade marketplace, has acquired Grand St. Grand St., which sells indie electronics online, had raised $1.

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