Category Archives: Finance & Tech Review

The 12 most important research and central bank articles of the past week.

The Finance & Tech Week In Review – 8/12/17


Every Saturday the HBCU Money staff picks ten articles they were intrigued by and think you will enjoy for some weekend reading impacting finance and tech.

Iran has opened possibly the world’s biggest bookstore / WEF wef.ch/2vfXAUU

Stocks dominated by short-run fluctuations in volume have returns abnormally higher vs. similar stocks / NBER bit.ly/2vKAuGI

How to Help Colleges Teach Financial Literacy / WSJ ow.ly/JJG230emoTX

Welcome to China’s urban forest / WEF wef.ch/2ulBHVv

This is when a robot is going to take your job, according to Oxford University / WEF wef.ch/2wqaiPi

Not just a headache: How migraine changes your brain / New Scientist bit.ly/2uwYbik

A look at the infrastructure needs of the nation’s treasured sites / Pew Trusts ow.ly/BDUW30emoBt

Are German Automakers Facing Their iPhone Moment With Tesla? / Clean Technica ow.ly/agpA30emoz7

How the Infamous Kunlun Fishing Ship Met Its Demise / Pew Trust ow.ly/LhEF30emovI

A look at Rwanda’s genocide helps explain why ordinary people kill their neighbors / Science News ow.ly/gx6D30emotv

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The Finance & Tech Week In Review – 7/22/17


Every Saturday the HBCU Money staff picks ten articles they were intrigued by and think you will enjoy for some weekend reading impacting finance and tech.

Cows Produce Powerful HIV Antibodies / Science News http://ow.ly/M7U630dQSt2

Fire ants build tall towers that are constantly sinking and being rebuilt / Science News http://ow.ly/xsRt30dQSzt

Digital drinking buddy replaces ill-advised tweets with cat pics / New Scientist 

God vs the multiverse: The 2500-year war / New Scientist 

Could your data-intensive research use a boost? / Argonne 

Forget coding, we need to teach our kids how to dream / WEF 

Would the minimum wage increase have helped only St. Louis City residents? / St. Louis Fed 

Explore the regional impact of the Boston Fed / Boston Fed 

When will we see a Tesla of the skies? / WEF

Why ‘cashless societies’ don’t benefit the poor / WEF 

The Finance & Tech Week In Review – 6/10/17


Every Saturday the HBCU Money staff picks ten articles they were intrigued by and think you will enjoy for some weekend reading impacting finance and tech.

3 ways to make rich #Africa work for poor Africans / WEF wef.ch/2t2glab

After replacing 90% of employees with robots, this company’s productivity soared / WEF wef.ch/2s93K5r

Does more financial development lead to more or less economic volatility? / St. Louis Fed bit.ly/2qWCaYq

Big animals, small budgets: why poorer countries are leading the conservation charge / WEF wef.ch/2qvnymv

What kind of financial challenges did small businesses face last year, & how did they address them? / St. Louis Fed bit.ly/2svCmic

China’s Clean Air Challenge: $3 Billion Air Pollution from Transport in Chengdu / Renewable Cities buff.ly/2s0xTX4

US Coral Reefs Not Likely To Last More Than A Few Decades / Clean Technica ow.ly/RmT930ctq9J

People’s blood sugar levels respond differently to different breads. / Science News ow.ly/i3x730ctq67

Study: Dogs understand fair play, and not because of humans / New Atlas newatl.as/2sMhWlx

Ripped-off ravens sure can hold a grudge / New Atlas newatl.as/2rVH752

The Finance & Tech Week In Review – 6/3/17


Every Saturday the HBCU Money staff picks ten articles they were intrigued by and think you will enjoy for some weekend reading impacting finance and tech.

Early humans were long assumed to have traveled south from Alaska. But in Peru, many stayed put. / Science News http://ow.ly/nfoF30ciktY

Seven small businesses to collaborate with Argonne to solve technical challenges / Argonne 

Dragon spacecraft sets out on historic return to space station / New Atlas 

As NASA puts together a mission to Europa, discover another possible home to alien life – just four light years away / New Scientist 

Scientists are maintaining their round-the-clock observations of this mysterious star. / Nova PBS 

America has a problem with opioids. Virtual reality might be the answer / WEF 

Comparing education, income and job data for immigrants vs. native-born / St. Louis Fed 

How to create a strong working relationship, reduce misunderstandings, and increase productivity / HBR http://ow.ly/DOSs30cikJg

Was the 2009 Recovery Act really the biggest economic recovery plan in history? / St. Louis Fed 

Swearing on social media really could cost you your job / WEF 

The Finance & Tech Week In Review – 5/27/17


Every Saturday the HBCU Money staff picks ten articles they were intrigued by and think you will enjoy for some weekend reading impacting finance and tech.

Africa’s  urbanization challenge is about housing, jobs & good connections between the two: / World Bank wrld.bg/SAPDU

“U.S. inflation and inflation expectations have surprised to the downside in recent months” / St. Louis Fed bit.ly/2qoUEzE

Is there a link between chess and intelligence? / WEF wef.ch/2qgvq7g

Shorter commutes, vibrant communities, walkable neighborhoods / World Bank wrld.bg/O09w30c2Pnb

What should we be doing to reduce the stress of our employees? / HBR ow.ly/FEsl30c3xAj

The way babies learn to speak is nothing short of breathtaking. / Science News ow.ly/8CNO30c3xwa

Gravitational waves could help us peer into extra dimensions. / NOVA PBS to.pbs.org/2r32y5t

Birth of a black hole witnessed as star vanishes without a bang / New Atlas  newatl.as/2qhICNb

How John Deere developed one of the best GPS locators in the world / NetworkWorld bit.ly/2rUIGzL

Cannabis extract reduces seizures in children with rare form of epilepsy / New Atlas newatl.as/2qYlBMr