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The end of the world, relatively speaking

May 7, 2010

Bloomberg has a story today which takes a close look at an Apple investor who was caught in yesterday's turmoil. Apple traded down more than 15% on the day before snapping back to a -4% finish. This particular investor first purchased his 26 shares of Apple in late 2007, for $189. He sold them in […]

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Cars burn at this spot

April 25, 2009

The research of Nobel prize winning professors Kahneman and Tversky is among my favorites, and Haaretz has published an article littered with excellent anecdotes tying their findings back to familiar situations. I particularly enjoyed this one, regarding the security we find in perceived aid, even if the aid itself is worthless: It concerns a group of […]

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