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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.

A free robot lawyer is fighting parking tickets and much more

by Ethan Wolff-Mann In 2015, British entrepreneur—and current Stanford junior Joshua Browder—launched DoNotPay, a site offering consumers free help fighting parking […]

If a nuclear bomb explodes, these are the emergency supplies you should have prepared or grab on the run

A small nuclear bomb set off by a terrorist is one of 15 disaster scenarios the US government plans for. […]

Promises and pitfalls of online education

Eric Bettinger and Susanna Loeb EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Online courses have expanded rapidly and have the potential to extend further the educational opportunities […]

Startup’s Ties to Kushners Came With Benefits, Until It Got Complicated

Cadre, co-founded by President Trump’s son-in-law, is trying to move past White House disclosure controversy. In 2014, when Ryan Williams […]

Want to buy happiness? Splurge on these 5 things

By Quentin Fottrell, Market Watch, How to use your spare cash to lead a more meaningful and fun life MarketWatch […]

Want to drive for Uber or Lyft but need a car? Rent one from GM’s Maven Gig

Want to drive for Uber or Lyft but don’t have a car to call your own? Maven Gig wants to help. The weekly car-rental service from […]

50 Most Valuable Brands in the World

Google is the most valuable brand in the world, with a value of $245.6 billion, based on BrandZ’s annual listing […]

3 Ways to Collect Your Social Security Anywhere in the World

By Suzan Haskins, International Living, Thinking about retiring overseas and wondering how you’ll collect any federal benefits owed to you? […]

Searching for the Next Silicon Valley

Over the past five years, Domino’s Pizza has grown faster than most technology firms. The company has worked extensively on […]

The United States of Unicorns

By Macro Monitor, Key insights about the companies in this map: Collectively, US unicorns are worth approximately $360B. Combined, these […]

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