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The Finance & Tech Week In Review – 4/8/17


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.

Ford made a crib to trick your baby to sleep / Mashable on.mash.to/2oS5grh

Oldest tooth filling was made by an Ice Age dentist in Italy / New Scientist newscienti.st/2o75Pxp

Octopus, squid and cuttlefish don’t always follow the rules laid out in their DNA / Science News ow.ly/4lbT30aG9Wz

World’s fastest elevator speeds up to super-high view, super quick / New Atlas newatl.as/2o4XGJG

New computer vision challenge wants to teach robots to see in 3D / New Scientist newscienti.st/2nTHs5p

These universities are poised to overtake Harvard and Cambridge / WEF  wef.ch/2okJSue

This is how much you need to earn to be in the top 1% of every #US state / WEF wef.ch/2p4xMoV

As home equity loans rise, here’s the latest pulse on delinquencies / Housing Wire ow.ly/z06u30aGdCc

American women in the labor force is slipping even as it rises in the rest of developed world. / Richmond Fed ow.ly/pfhO30aFvug

Roots of autocracy / NBER bit.ly/2o6elfS

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HBCU Money™ Dozen 8/18 – 8/22


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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

Does Microsoft Really Love Open Source? l CIOonline http://trib.al/SQHol3j

Differences between grasses and legumes as forages for horses l KY Equine Research http://ow.ly/AAngj

Preventative action can protect downstream ecosystems in watersheds facing development l EPA Research http://go.usa.gov/EzFB

Online Solar Investing, India’s #1 Solar Provider l Clean Technica http://dlvr.it/6gxp2v

Journey to the Center of Jupiter: The World’s Largest Lasers l Livermore Lab http://bit.ly/1nePC0z

Learn more about our air science (including air toxics) l EPA Research http://go.usa.gov/mc99

Federal Reserve, Central Banks, & Financial Departments

Credit restriction pendulum has swung too far l Housing Wire http://hwi.re/6h1Hrk

myRA will offer additional retirement savings options for workers l Treasury Department http://www.myra.treasury.gov/

Are San Francisco’s Low-Income Residents Moving Up or Moving Out? l San Francisco Fed http://ow.ly/AA5Rm

Labor force participation rate may be poised for a rebound l Boston Fed http://ow.ly/AAj7Y

Why doesn’t the U.S. return to the gold standard? l St. Louis Fed http://bit.ly/1pPx4as

Why is it so important to teach your children patience? l World Economic Forum http://wef.ch/1v1f5CB

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 4/28 – 5/2


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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

Undersea warfare: Viruses hijack deep-sea bacteria at hydrothermal vents l NSF http://1.usa.gov/1ufJ3k8

How-to Make the Most of Your New Twitter Profile l CIOonline http://trib.al/5O16UiP

Apple’s Great Green Progress l Clean Technica http://dlvr.it/5YWDLF

Newest sighting of element 117 brings it one step closer to periodic table glory l New Scientist http://ow.ly/wqTu7

$9 million in grant funding for clean diesel projects. Propose a project before 6/17 l EPA http://www.http://go.usa.gov/ksVT

Bees and butterflies drink tears straight from crocodile’s eyes l New Scientist http://ow.ly/wqTEC

Federal Reserve, Central Banks, & Financial Departments

Rise and fall of U.S. labor force participation l St. Louis Fed http://bit.ly/1iHjQeO

Africa now has more than 90 tech hubs. l World Bank http://wrld.bg/wo5xC

Paying down credit card debt: a breakdown by income and age l St. Louis Fed http://bit.ly/Q9pc6m

Food security stats play fundamental role in estimating level of food & nutrient consumption l World Bank http://wrld.bg/wkON4

North Korea: Rising home prices in America create homelessness l Housing Wire http://hwi.re/5YVyKm

Urban Institute: Lending standards aren’t getting looser l Housing Wire http://hwi.re/5YVhx4

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