Sunday, July 5, 2015

Visualizing the Yield Curve   

Finance

Gregor Aisch And Amanda Cox, writing for The New York Times back in March: The yield curve shows how much it costs the federal government to borrow money for a given amount of time, revealing the relationship between long- and … Continue reading →

Monday, June 29, 2015

Markets Brace for ‘Leap Second’   

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Bob Ivry and Yuji Nakamura writing for Bloomberg: Since 1967, when clocks went atomic, human timekeeping has been independent of the earth’s rotation. The problem is, the planet is slowing down and clocks are not. So every few years, to … Continue reading →

Saturday, January 10, 2015

Apple Pay Coming to Canada as Soon as March   

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Jordan Kahn, reporting for 9to5Mac: Apple is preparing to expand its new Apple Pay payments service internationally with at least the Canadian launch currently scheduled for early 2015, according to sources close to the situation. Sources say partners are currently … Continue reading →

Friday, October 24, 2014

What Young People Don’t Know   

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Kas Thomas: Young people today don’t realize what has happened to the U.S. economy over the past 40 years. Their sense of what’s “normal” is shaped by current reality, not the reality their parents grew up in. They don’t know … Continue reading →

Saturday, May 24, 2014

Now That’s Rich   

Finance

Paul Krugman, writing in The New York Times: Institutional Investor’s latest “rich list” in its Alpha magazine, its survey of the 25 highest-paid hedge fund managers, is out — and it turns out that these guys make a lot of … Continue reading →

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Recommended Income Tax Software for Mac

Finance

If you haven’t already filed your 2013 Canadian income tax return and you’re looking for tax preparation software, I would highly recommend taking a look at TaxFreeway. Despite having one of the ugliest websites on the Internet and an equally … Continue reading →