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Food for Thought. Thoughtful debate and insightful observations/ commentary on actions/events in financial markets, investments, societies, and governments around the world that impact our lives. Also Oxstone Team’s Global Investment Commentary and Best Investment Ideas.

These maps show where the world’s youngest and oldest people live

Does this tell us where the next revolution will take place? What can the median age of a country tell [...]

This Ex-Microsoft Exec Will Not Sleep Until He Reinvents Investing

By Owen Thomas, Business Insider, Hardeep Walia wants you to stop gambling on stocks and bet on ideas instead. With [...]

Why Trade Matters in Four Maps

“Strengthening America’s economic security by cementing its economic alliances is not simply an option, but an imperative,” writes Miriam Sapiro in a [...]

Asia’s biggest health concerns

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The Marriage Effect: Money or Parenting?

There is a growing marriage gap along class lines in America. This may be bad news for social mobility, since [...]

This map shows which countries prefer China over the United States

The Middle East is a much bigger fan of China. The US wins Europe. And Argentina can’t make up its [...]

A Fireside Chat With Charlie Munger

By Jason Zweig, WSJ Blog, Among investors and admirers of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., Charles T. Munger is famous as the [...]

Reasons why you should be investing in fine wine not shares

Some wine bottles taste so good that they could be worth $400 and not $40. Whether you’re a wine aficionado [...]

Active, Passive or Neither

Introduction Michael C Jensen in his study entitled “The Performance of Mutual Funds In the Period 1945-1964″ concluded his study [...]

Each U.S. State’s Food Preferences Based On Its Internet Search History

Estately ran hundreds of search queries through Google Trends to determine which food-related words, terms, and questions each state was searching [...]

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