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OIL!

OIL!

By Dr. Brad Cornell Suppose your neighbors have a fire sale and put their furniture on the market at extraordinarily low prices?  What you should do is buy all you can – not match their low prices.  We have reached […]

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Palace Intrigue In Brazil

Palace Intrigue In Brazil by Cook & Bynum Brazil’s political leadership is in crisis, as government leaders argue about how to advance impeachment proceedings for President Dilma Rousseff. Her administration and party have been closely tied to the deep corruption […]

Winning the War on Savers

Winning the War on Savers

The war rages on. But I’m not talking about the war on drugs, the war on terrorism or the war on climate change. I’m talking about a war that hits even closer to home for many of you. It’s the […]

Golden Age For Materials

Golden Age For Materials by Cook & Bynum The pace of innovation in materials science is leading to new commercial and consumer applications that will both change existing and perhaps birth new industries.  For example, meaningful gains are being made […]

The Psychology Of Prices [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Psychology Of Prices [INFOGRAPHIC]

The fascinating infographic we share today focuses in on the psychology of pricing strategy. In other words: do the actual pricing options provided to a consumer influence overall buying behavior? It turns out the answer to that is a “yes”, […]