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The Finance & Tech Week In Review – 12/17/16


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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.

US investors took a 10-question investor literacy quiz answered only 4.4 questions right.FINRAFoundation bit.ly/2h5fujI

The top origin nations and destinations for immigrants coming to the U.S. l stlouisfed bit.ly/2hxwVN2

What is behavioural science, and how is it going to change your life? l wef wef.ch/2hoBhCG
Where will our energy come from in 2030, and how green will it be? l wef wef.ch/2geP7qp
Educators, join us Jan. 12 for Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen’s first town hall for teachersstlouisfed bit.ly/2gOZ9SA
The element hadn’t been found on Mars yet, and it could mean a lot for its habitability l ScienceNews goo.gl/BMMBcr
3D printed models help mend broken heartsnwtls newatl.as/2gQTgUU
4 historic security events of 2016 and what they teach us [Infographic] l CIOonline ow.ly/y3pg307b40S
Scientists won’t stop discovering stuff, no matter what l newscientist bit.ly/2hq4ArM
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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 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.