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Paddy Hirsch talks hedge funds.

What exactly is a hedge fund, again?

Aug 5, 2015
Refresh your memory and consider this: Most don't do well after going public.
Posted In: hedge funds, Investing, shares, IPO, Citadel, whiteboard
A Hungarian souvenir sheet of Eleanor Roosevelt. In a new poll, Eleanor Roosevelt topped the list of peo

10 bucks says it's Eleanor

Aug 5, 2015
Mrs. Roosevelt was top in a poll of potential faces to replace Alexander Hamilton.
Posted In: Final, $10 bill, Eleanor Roosevelt, Harriet Tubman
Jon Stewart covering the midterm elections in Austin, Texas. Though many political junkies are upset over Stewart's plans to step down, publishers have also said they'll miss him because of the platform "The Daily Show" provided to writers.

You know who will miss Jon Stewart? Publishers.

Aug 5, 2015
Who will interview writers — and boost sales — when he leaves "The Daily Show"?
Posted In: The Daily Show, Jon Stewart, publishing

Quiz: How do consumers feel about luxury handbags?

Aug 5, 2015
High-end brands can't get a handle on post-recession sales.
Posted In: handbags, Coach, Michael Kors, kate spade, wealth

Congress weighing stronger FDA rules on e-cigs

Aug 5, 2015
In the meantime, some communities have made their own regulations.
Posted In: e-cigs, e-cigarettes, FDA, Congress

Disney earnings could show strength in films, parks

Aug 4, 2015
The media company has been on a roll with big movies.
Posted In: disney, disney world

BloomNation is changing the way we send flowers

Aug 3, 2015
A Silicon Beach based startup is disrupting the $30 billion flower industry
Posted In: Silicon Beach, flowers, technology, start-up
With its purchase of DirecTV, AT&T will offer a new TV and mobile phone service bundle.

AT&T's new bundle could shake things up

Aug 3, 2015
The company's first offering since acquiring DirectTV is getting a lot of attention from industry watchers.
Posted In: AT&T, directv, bundles, mobile phones
Ronda Rousey of the U.S. (right) defeated Bethe Correia of Brazil in their bantamweight title fight during Saturday's UFC 190 event in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Mixed martial arts star gives fans quick thrill

Aug 3, 2015
Ronda Rousey defeated her opponent in just 34 seconds over the weekend.
Posted In: MMA, pay-per-view, UFC, Ronda Rousey
Egg prices nearly doubled between May and June.

Egg prices are up, but chicken breast is not

Aug 3, 2015
Kai talks to Ed Fryar, CEO of Ozark Mountain Poultry in Rogers, Arkansas.
Posted In: chicken, avian flu, eggs