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Sona Jepsen
By Sona Jepsen on Fri, Aug 19, 2016 - 11:32am

To Help the Poor, Increase Financial Literacy

When you live in the U.S. and are surrounded by ATMs, smartphones, and digital banking products, it’s easy to assume that the entire world is as wired as we are. But 2 billion people across the globe don’t have access to regulated banking systems. They can’t open savings accounts or swipe their debit cards when they go to the grocery store.

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Adam Taggart
By Adam Taggart on Thu, Apr 18, 2013 - 6:09pm

John Hussman: The Importance of Understanding the Tenuous Equilibria of the Markets

At the Wine Country Conference in Sonoma, California two weeks ago, John Hussman gave a presentation on the importance of equilibrium in today's markets.

Many of the conference attendees were at the conference specifically to hear John speak, as he so rarely makes public appearances like this (his Hussman foundation made the event, which raised funds for the Les Turner ALS Research Foundation, possible). And John did not disappoint. » Read more