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Sports pundits not exactly Nate Silver when it come to World Series predictions

Oct 21, 2013
The blog pundittracker tracked 63 talking heads in the sports world to see who correctly picked the World Series.
Posted In: Sports, MLB, baseball, espn, World Series, Red Sox, Cardinals
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Buying a share of your favorite athlete

Oct 17, 2013
A stock market for athletes. Not as in the athletes do the trading, but as in athletes are the stocks.
Posted In: NFL, Arian Foster, Houston Texans, fantasy football
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The pheasant economic indicator

Oct 16, 2013
The Federal Reserve notes that pheasants in South Dakota can tell us a lot about the economy.
Posted In: The Fed, Ben Bernanke, pheasants, South Dakota
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Lobbyists for lobbyists, seriously

Oct 15, 2013
The American League of Lobbyists rebrand.
Posted In: lobbyists, gun lobbyists, K Street
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Starbucks' trademarks the 'Fizzio'

Oct 14, 2013
Ad Age is reporting that Starbucks has made a trademark filing for the the word.
Posted In: starbucks, coffee
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The Federal Reserve chairs are getting shorter and shorter

Oct 11, 2013
Approaching the zero lower bound, some might say.
Posted In: chairman of the federal reserve
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Shutdown stops for no one: Senate's Ohio Clock stands still

Oct 10, 2013
The staff of the Office of the Senate Curator that's responsible for keeping the thing wound has been furloughed.
Posted In: government shutdown 2013
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Disney to stop issuing paper stock certificates

Oct 9, 2013
The certificates were a collectors' favorite.
Posted In: disney
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Janet Yellen: Obama's pick for Fed chief

Oct 8, 2013
There are reports that President Obama will nominate Janet Yellen as the next chair of the Federal Reserve on Wednesday.
Posted In: Janet Yellen, Federal Reserve
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We check our phones over 100 times a day

Oct 8, 2013
In a 12-hour day, that's about once every six and a half minutes.
Posted In: cell phones

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Attack of the shrimp (prices)

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