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HBCU Money™ Dozen 7/6 – 7/10


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Research

Engie Plans Solar Power Push, Buys Solairedirect For $222 Million l Clean Technica http://dlvr.it/BT7FXJ

“Overfishing is a major threat to the survival of…important populations” l Pew Environment http://bit.ly/1eH8mrI

The ‘Terminator’ technology that’s (almost) here l Infoworld http://ow.ly/PoWoE

How higher education deals with #security threats l CSOonline http://bit.ly/1Hltgnc

#Darkmatter dominates just-discovered galaxies l Scientific American http://ow.ly/PoXms

New pilot with @ENERGY gives #CleanEnergy #smallbiz access to the national labs’ resources l Sandia Labs http://1.usa.gov/1eJKsvQ

Federal Reserve, Central Banks, & Financial Departments

Financial Stress Index rises to highest level since 2013 (but is still below normal stress) l St. Louis Fed http://bit.ly/1RmzX37

Health worker deaths from #Ebola could = rise in maternal mortality similar to 15-20 yrs ago l World Bank http://wrld.bg/PnZSN

9 things to do before bed that will jump-start tomorrow l World Economic Forum http://wef.ch/1NQYJCv

What is the difference between a bank’s liquidity and its capital? l Philadelphia Fed http://ow.ly/PnUcX

Financial literacy resources for teachers l Richmond Fed http://ow.ly/Pp1SL

4 trends accelerating #entrepreneurship in #Africa l World Economic Forum http://wef.ch/1MhEzRA

Thank you as always for joining us on Saturday for HBCU Money™ Dozen. The 12 most important research and finance articles of the week.

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HBCU Money™ Dozen 4/27 – 5/1


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Research

Can a startup democratize big data apps? l CIOonline http://trib.al/61vRnQ4

Massive China market offers even more upside for Apple l NetworkWorld http://bit.ly/1DNmdCW

What third-party app crashed American Airlines pilots’ iPads, causing delays? l Computerworld http://ow.ly/Mme2m

Containers vs. virtual machines: How to tell which is the right choice for your enterprise l Networkworld http://bit.ly/1JEpDPb

Block Island Wind Farm Set to Start Spinning Next Year l RI Sea Grant http://ow.ly/MmeSx

Broadband is like a river (but not the way you think) l Computerworld http://ow.ly/MmgoS

Federal Reserve, Central Banks, & Financial Departments

Lessons from #Ebola for the world’s #health systems l World Economic Forum http://wef.ch/1G9DzzB

Fannie, Freddie could cost taxpayers $157.3 billion in a crisis l Housing Wire http://hwi.re/9cgjWF

4 #museums that will boost your financial literacy l Council 4 Econ Ed http://buff.ly/1DIiaaV

A theory of what determines market liquidity and how liquidity evolves over time l NBER http://bit.ly/1AlsRyR

Personal saving rate dips to 5.3 percent from previous month’s 5.7 l St. Louis Fed http://bit.ly/1QPLyow

77 out of 155 countries measured do not have adequate poverty data: l World Bank http://ow.ly/Mmis4

Thank you as always for joining us on Saturday for HBCU Money™ Dozen. The 12 most important research and finance articles of the week.

HBCU Money™ Dozen 12/1 – 12/5


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Did you miss HBCU Money™ Dozen via Twitter? No worry. We are now putting them on the site for you to visit at your leisure. We have made some changes here at HBCU Money™ Dozen. We are now solely focused on research and central bank articles from the previous week.

Research

Orion, NASA’s next-gen spacecraft, is no smarter than your cell phone. l Computerworld http://bit.ly/1ysyoFq

Eels use electric shocks to remote control prey movements l New Scientist http://ow.ly/FofyS

Melting of the West Antarctic ice sheet is happening faster than we thought l Network World http://ow.ly/FofW2

Why enterprises should make analytics invisible l Computerworld http://ow.ly/Fog0n

Silicon Valley’s H-1B Immigration Position Has Some Holes l CIOonline http://trib.al/mSVPbk6

Deadline for grant, where college student teams explore sustainability, due by 12/16 l EPA Research http://go.usa.gov/yAZx

Federal Reserve, Central Banks, & Financial Departments

Brooklyn is the country’s least affordable place to live l Housing Wire http://hwi.re/7kMtzm

Health care affordability gap has widened between the rich and the poor l St. Louis Fed http://bit.ly/1rnRN8z

How learning a language improves your brain l World Economic Forum http://wef.ch/1udN596

The most recent analysis of the economic effects of the Ebola on Sierra Leone l World Bank http://wrld.bg/FmjxK

Credit unions are skeptical about CFPB basing nationwide payday loan laws on Colorado model l CU Journal http://bit.ly/1Alf3VM

Fully 70% of homebuyers don’t know about down payment assistance l Housing Wire http://hwi.re/7kKq0r

Thank you as always for joining us on Saturday for HBCU Money™ Dozen. The 12 most important research and finance articles of the week.

HBCU Money™ Dozen 11/17 – 11/21


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Research

Embrace: The smartwatch that detects the skin’s electricity to predict a seizure l New Scientist ow.ly/EFWAb

Artificial stars and shape-shifting mirrors take the twinkle out of the stars l New Scientist ow.ly/EFWNM

1 month to apply for Children’s Environmental Health & Disease Prevention Research l US EPA go.usa.gov/vkvz

New Benchmark Puts Nvidia and Apple Mobile Chips Ahead of Intel’s Atom l CIOonline trib.al/lm5qJhP

From farm girl in a small Chinese village to theoretical physicist and supercomputer specialist l Brookhaven 1.usa.gov/1xbw15v

7 great MOOCs for techies — all free, starting soon! l CIOonline trib.al/3UqDGCy

Federal Reserve, Central Banks, & Financial Departments

Watch videos discussing the pros and cons of the gold standard l St. Louis Fed bit.ly/1zubVcE

3 ways to organise your way to innovation l World Economic Forum wef.ch/1zJxi7h

10 decisions that could block your success l World Economic Forum wef.ch/1xxZAlU

Fewer richer households, more poorer households have negative equity in their homes l St. Louis Fed bit.ly/1t452Xs

The challenge of collecting data on Ebola l World Economic Forum wef.ch/1F9P1HQ

Curious about how payday loans work and who uses them? l St. Louis Fed bit.ly/1vqKdwy

Thank you as always for joining us on Saturday for HBCU Money™ Dozen. The 12 most important research and finance articles of the week.

HBCU Money™ Dozen 10/6 – 10/10


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Did you miss HBCU Money™ Dozen via Twitter? No worry. We are now putting them on the site for you to visit at your leisure. We have made some changes here at HBCU Money™ Dozen. We are now solely focused on research and central bank articles from the previous week.

Research

Hard drives can be wiped. DVDs degrade. So do like Superman and save memories in glass shards l New Scientist http://ow.ly/Cw4J3

Hidden gems: 10 Python tools too good to overlook l Infoworld http://ow.ly/Cw4Ud

Lameness is most common problem in endurance riding l KY Equine Research http://ow.ly/Cw53o

200-Mile Electric Car Confirmed By GM l Clean Technica http://dlvr.it/78d3W6

Teach Kids the Triple R’s (of review, refresh and remind) – a mantra as part of their asthma plan l US EPA http://ow.ly/Cw5uQ

An inside look at Russian cybercriminals l CSOonlinehttp://ow.ly/Cw5Jy

Federal Reserve, Central Banks, & Financial Departments

Students in our Keys program gain over 60% in their personal finance knowledge l Philly Fed http://ow.ly/Cw5Xx

Cost to rent rising faster than home prices l Housing Wire http://hwi.re/78dVVw

Wells Fargo reaches $5M settlement over maternity discrimination l Housing Wire http://hwi.re/78ZzY8

What can we learn from the grassroots fight against Ebola? l World Economic Forum http://wef.ch/1w1dAkL

How real is the African growth miracle? l World Economic Forum http://wef.ch/1w0PIhi

Should we be concerned about the economic impact of immigration on native U.S. labor? l St. Louis Fed http://bit.ly/1rQbcyn

Thank you as always for joining us on Saturday for HBCU Money™ Dozen. The 12 most important research and finance articles of the week.