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Faulty assumptions about normal curve do more harm than good

Statistics may not be the hardest form of mathematics, but it is probably the most finicky. Moreover, the fact that it is vitally important in many fields means that it needs to be understood by peopl...

Bernie Sanders’s faulty rhetoric, weak economics do not bode well for...

Super Tuesday has arrived. Today, a substantial portion of American states will hold primaries. Though it by no means will be the end of the primary cycle (unfortunately), what happens here will shape...

Fears of higher federal interest rates exagerrated

It has been more than six weeks since the Federal Reserve chose to raise interest rates for the first time in years. Much has happened in 2016 already, including the Bank of Japan’s decision to intr...

This year proved positive for American economics

As the New Year approaches, talk turns toward the future. For many, pessimism reigns supreme. Even so, there are some bright spots: the world economy, the American economy in particular, has had a yea...

‘Time Out of Mind’ embraces stereotypes to reveal lack of audie...

"Time Out of Mind" features Richard Gere as a newly homeless man, who throughout the course of the movie meets different people and tries to come to terms with his new identity and the way people perc...

Marco Rubio’s plan provides incentive for lowering college education ...

While on the campaign trail, Senator Marco Rubio presented an interesting proposal to the nation’s crippling student loan problem: allow private investors to pay for students’ tuition in exchange for ...

Biggest cybersecurity breaches originate from spotty defense, not hackers o...

This past week, Chinese President Xi Jinping visited America on his first state visit. While President Barack Obama chatted with Xi and his wife over an elegant state dinner, the atmosphere was strain...

Uncertainty in Chinese stocks shakes faith in government

The relationship between perception and reality has always been at the core of economics, and nowhere has that been more true than in China. Recent events in the markets have shown that, given enough ...

India experiences economic boost

While China has surged to international prominence, India has been, by comparison, out of the spotlight. But fortunes seem to be shifting, as reflected by the recent drop in China’s GDP target from 7....

Index funds prove more safe, dependable than hedge funds

In the investment world, hedge funds are completely unnecessary. Many new investors in the stock market see hedge funds as a tantalizingly low-risk opportunity, but investing in them is ultimately a m...

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