Katya Grishakova
Katya Grishakova
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America is a Rigged Poker Game, So It's Time We Change the Rules

When the economic odds are skewed against you, there should be no shame in refusing to play game.

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Magnetar Capital Sinks Its Teeth Into a Small Ohio Town, At Local Resident's Expense

Magnetar Capital LLC, the infamous hedge fund that has been under SEC investigation for its role in the mortgage crisis, is onto a new business venture, this time in a small Ohio city.
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Congratulations! We Just Paid $24 Billion For One Man's $800K Fundraising Scheme

Want to know why the government shutdown happened? Look at the new stash of money in Ted Cruz's bank account.
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Here's Everything That Could Happen If the U.S. Breaches the Debt Ceiling

The U.S., like the House of Lannister, always pays its debts.
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Ben Bernanke Quantitative Easing: He's Surprised That You're Surprised By the Decision

If markets are surprised about Ben Bernanke's decision to continue with the Fed's QE asset purchasing program, they were not paying attention.
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Your Simple Guide to What Happens If the Government Shuts Down Next Month

A U.S. government shutdown is likely to happen next month. U.S. default is less likely. Here's what we can expect and why.

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Thomas Sowell Reveals a Glaring Inconsistency in Right-Wing Thinking in Latest Op-Ed

Conservatives can’t have it both ways: people are either rational and should be left to their own devices or irrational and in need of external controls.
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FOMC Meeting June 2013: Don't Expect Drastic Action From the Federal Reserve

This week, the Fed plans to hold one of its regular FOMC meetings. But don't bet on any sudden moves.
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Berkshire Hathaway Shareholders Meeting: Why Warren Buffett is Still the Best in the Biz

Warren Buffett, with his market prowess, ample cash and ability to be in the right place at the right time, has evolved into a rescue mission for troubled companies.
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Jobs Numbers: Today's Unemployed Are Better At Managing Risk Than Business Leaders

Unemployed people are more enterpreneurial and risk-taking than our business leaders.
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Why Rupert Murdoch Lecturing the Poor Won't Win Converts to Capitalism

News Corporation CEO Rupert Murdoch seems to think that lecturing people on the morality of free markets will promote capitalism. But people can't feed themselves with platitudes.

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This One Microsoft Excel Error Helped Spark Mass Riots Across Europe

Two renouned economists's research paper, widely sited by austerity advocates in the US and Europe, had major flaws in methodology.
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North Korea War: The Trouble Will End By April 25

We will all forget about North Korea in a few days, says a North Korea expert.