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Stock Market Herding

Article A combination of low oil prices and turmoil in the China market was believed to have led to the drop you see below in January 2016 of the S&P 500. But were these reasons legit? As the article points out, … Continue reading

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PageRank scores no longer public

Article Sometime in the next couple weeks, Google will remove its Toolbar PageRank. Currently, users can see any webpage’s PageRank score, Google’s rating of the importance of a given webpage. If a user clicks on the PageRank button while browsing a … Continue reading

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Penny Auctions: What’s the Dominant Strategy?

You’ve probably seen commercials or other ads about penny auction sites such as Beezid.com or Quibids.com. On their sites, the companies sell popular items and household appliances such as laptops, phones, microwaves, etc. in live auctions and advertise savings of up … Continue reading

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