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Video: Finance and Decarbonization

Here is a roundtable hosted by the Jain Family Institute on finance and decarbonization. What’s the best way to fund the massive investments the green transition will require? Saule Omarova and Bob Hockett make the case for a specialized National Investment Authority (NIA), which would issue various kinds of new liabilities as well as lend to both the public and private sector. Anusar Farooqui and Tim Sahay present their proposal for a green ratings agency, to encourage private...

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The First Look at Boom’s Supersonic Plane

Very cool. I flew the Concorde a couple times.   Took off from London at 7 pm and landed at JFK at 5:30 pm,  the closest I have come to time travel! It’s been almost 20 years since the Concorde was retired, putting an end to commercial supersonic flight for the very rich. But out in Colorado, the startup Boom Technology has raised $160 million in its quest to build a replacement, one that should be cheaper, more comfortable and able to fly more routes. Here’s an exclusive first look at...

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Saintly…

Wintley Phipps performs an emotional rendition of Amazing Grace at a ceremony honoring the life and legacy of civil rights icon and Congressman John Lewis in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda. pic.twitter.com/NXELdGSANs — CBS Evening News (@CBSEveningNews) July 27, 2020 Share this:Like this:Like Loading...

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Baseball’s Back…Kinda

“Strikeouts are boring, besides that they’re fascist.  Throw some ground balls, it’s more democratic.” – Crash Davis (movie version) Baseball is back. And it looks a lot different.   GMM celebrates its return with one of the greatest scenes from the Hollywood diamond. Take three minutes, watch and enjoy this video clip from Bull Durham. Well, he really hit the sh*t outta that one, didn't he? I held it like an egg… Yeah, and he scrambled the son of a bitch. Look at that, he hit the...

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The Mathematics Of Weight Loss

Fascinating Tedx Talks vid by Ruben Meerman, The Surfing Scientist, especially for those planning to drop a few after the fireworks. Chemical Formula For Human Fat C55H104O6 Where does the fat go after you lose it?   Listen up. Well worth the 20 minutes of your time.  Might just change or even save your life. [embedded content] Share this:Like this:Like Loading...

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Why You Can’t Fight Distraction – Bloomberg

Bloomberg QuickTake OriginalsResearch shows that our brains are designed to be distracted. Scientists from Princeton University and the University of California found that our brain refocuses our attention four times every second. So as you read this sentence your brain is periodically scanning your surroundings to see if there is a more important location to focus on. Video by Abi Morgan [embedded content] Share this:Like this:Like Loading...

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Happy New Year! And That Song?

Happy New Year, folks! After this year’s market returns, go out and enjoy one of these parties.  See ya’ next year. [embedded content]   Repost Posted on December 31, 2018 In 2019 I will try and learn something new every day.   Already have a head start:  Auld Lang Syne was the Korean national anthem until 1948 and made popular in the U.S. by Guy Lombardo.  Watch… The US associates “Auld Lang Syne” with the New Year, but not everyone does. Join the Vox Video Lab!...

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Jamie Dimon On 60 Minutes

Great 60 Minutes interview with JP Morgan CEO, Jamie Dimon, last night. This is a must view, folks.  Take 15 minutes to watch as it will be a very high return on your time investment. Jamie is very impressive and his leadership skills shine in the short talk with Leslie Stahl. JP Mo’s private-public partnership in helping to rebuild Detroit is a blueprint for rebuilding the rustbelt, in our opinion. Here is Dimon on JP Mo’s 2008 government-subsidized bailout/purchase of Bear Sterns....

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