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Bananas

The end of banana as we know it

The end may be near for bananas. After the extinction of the Gros Michel banana during the mid 20th century, the yellow fruit is once again in danger. The cause […]

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Money has value because you believe it has value

Listening to Bloomberg’s interview with former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan was entertaining to say the least. While dodging questions about current fed policy, the former chairman was at liberty […]

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Origin labeling may increase price of meat.

The country-of-origin-labeling (COOL) law requiring beef, pork, poultry, and lamb sold in the U.S. to carry information about the source of the meat was passed into law in 2002. Although […]

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Secret website provides insight to internet’s underbelly.

In October the Agence France-Presse reported the shadowy website Silk Road had been shut down by federal authorities. The F.B.I. also arrested the alleged owner and operator of the website […]

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Market update requires reference material.

[Warning! This post is not for the squeamish as it contains poor attempts at comedy and puns and possibly a heavy concentration of cliche buzzwords] Was today a good or […]