Daily Archives: June 8, 2016

Freight farms

Pot growers have helped accelerate the tech for hydroponic farming with highly efficient water and energy systems.  Perfect.  Pass the Arugula…See:  Are shipping containers the future of farming? There are more than 60 Freight Farms containers installed in 22 states … Continue reading

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At last: Mercedes sees the green in electric

We can thank Tesla for the leadership, but at long last Mercedes has seen the future and is rolling out a line of fully electric vehicles, with all the style and safety its brand implies.   The goal is to develop … Continue reading

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Long-always-client emotional cycle

The Typical Investor Emotional Cycle is a timeless chart that offers useful perspective on the euphoria and depression of most investors over full market cycles.  You can see it here. But the below chart from my partner Cory Venable offers … Continue reading

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Happy World Ocean Day

Join Jack Johnson and many others around the world who are riding the Wave For Change! Take the #WaveforChange challenge and take action for the ocean by recording a video of yourself making a promise and doing the wave. Maybe … Continue reading

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World Bank cuts growth forecast (again) to lowest since 2008

The World Bank slashed its 2016 global growth forecast on Wednesday (for 5th consecutive year) to 2.4% from the 2.9% estimated in January due to stubbornly low commodity prices, sluggish demand in advanced economies, weak trade and diminishing capital flows. … Continue reading

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The future of banking: losses on ‘investors’ not taxpayers

Keynote speech by Sir Paul Tucker, Chair of the Systemic Risk Council, Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School and former Deputy Governor of the Bank of England: “Solving the too big to fail problem is a necessary precondition to starting … Continue reading

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