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HBCU Money™ Dozen 6/23 – 6/27


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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

Getting closer to understanding dark matter l SLAC ow.ly/yxwip

Groups pressure U.S. lawmakers with NSA surveillance scorecard l Computerworldow.ly/yxwmH

Are Digital Retailers Focusing Their Security in the Wrong Place? l CIOonline trib.al/gtVPOfp

Want a tech career, college students? Better get an internship first l Computerworld ow.ly/yxwsL

US Renewable Usage and CO2 Emissions Have Both Substantially Increased l Clean Technicadlvr.it/67xZ3Z

Airport breach a sign for IT industry to think security, not money l CSOonline ow.ly/yxwGx

Federal Reserve, Central Banks, & Financial Departments

How is the U.S. economy doing? Janet Yellen’s dashboard l SF Fed brkn.gs/1uRU7DD

Data on reverse repo agreements have been added to U.S. Financial Data l St. Louis Fedbit.ly/wwEiJe

Secretary Lew Unveils New Efforts to Assist Homeowners l Treasury Dept. go.usa.gov/9v6

Pilot program uses crowdfunding to help underserved entrepreneurs launch their small business l St. louis Fed bit.ly/1ivXTR2

Where millennials are putting their money l Housing Wire hwi.re/6808rr

Our Piggy Bank Primer e-book helps children learn about spending, saving and budgeting l EconLowDown bit.ly/1mP8AQu

Now accepting submissions for the 2015 Federal Reserve System Research Conference in DC l St. Louis Fed bit.ly/1qLbXbR

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 Links 10/7 -10/11


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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

Energy-Efficient Lighting Strategies At Solar Decathlon l Clean Technica

Carbyne — Strongest Material Yet Known, Possesses A Number Of Useful Properties l Clean Technica

Users flock to anonymizing services after NSA snooping reports l ComputerWorld

New airborne technology automatically finds whales l CA Sea Grant

Will cloud services be traded just like stocks and bonds one day? l NetworkWorld

Researcher argues for open hardware to defend against NSA spying l CSOnline

Federal Reserve, Central Banks, & Financial Departments

Ever wonder how GDP is calculated? Get the basics l St. Louis Fed

High School ATM Proposal Passes to Teach Students About Personal Finance l Council for Econ Ed

Multifamily finance gains steam l Housing Wire

Ohio foreclosure filings fell 22.2% in September l Housing Wire

New report asks if cuts in state aid during the recession led to changes in local property taxes l NY Fed

77% of America’s textile workforce has been lost. Is the industry ready to rise again? l World Economic Forum

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 Links 9/2 – 9/6


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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

NASA’s lunar mission could lead to Internet in space l ComputerWorld

Scientists confirm existence of largest single volcano on Earth l NSF

How the NSA gets around encryption – and the security holes it leaves behind l New Scientist

Better Data for Better Environmental Protection l EPA

Whooosh! How jets of air can alter your emotions l New Scientist

Childhood dream of being a tornado chaser helped blogger appreciate how weather & climate shape the environment l EPA

Federal Reserve, Central Banks, & Financial Departments

Employment rose by 169,000 in August; workforce now totals 136.13 million, highest in 5 years l St. Louis Fed

Fed hosting free audioconference on Entrepreneurship in rural America Sept. 10. Register l SF Fed

Consumer’s Guide to Credit Cards; try the calculator to see how long it takes to pay off l Chicago Fed

Florida city takes aim at unsightly foreclosures l Housing Wire

Young homeowners sidelined by employment woes l Housing Wire

Why were there fewer underwater mortgages in Texas during the Great Recession? l Dallas Fed

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 Links 8/26 – 8/30


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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

It is better to give HIV-positive babies prompt drug treatment than to delay l New Scientist http://ow.ly/or2mn

NSA broke into UN video teleconferencing system l ComputerWorld http://ow.ly/or2p7

A new understanding of an enzyme may lead to more effective antibiotics | Argonne http://today.duke.edu/2013/08/mray

Nearly 40,000 New Green Jobs Created Across America During 2Q 2013 l Clean Technica http://dlvr.it/3tYhtP

Any interested in SLAC internships, here’s a nice recap of a few of our programs l SLAC http://stanford.io/14KvZYD

Teach middle/HS in DC? Apply for Nifty Fifty Program & host 1 of our scientists at your school l EPA Research http://ow.ly/or2Dx

Federal Reserve, Central Banks, & Financial Departments

Real estate loans at all commercial banks declined 0.2% in July to $3.53 trillion l St. Louis Fed http://bit.ly/1foRjUW

Personal saving (as % of disposable personal income) was 4.4% in July, the same as in June l St. Louis Fed http://bit.ly/17oOZfy

Luxury builders better positioned in rising rate environment l Housing Wire http://hwi.re/3tZYxp

Kenya & Nigeria account for 62% of Internet users in Sub-Sah l World Bank http://wrld.bg/onGMK

Housing communities suffer from influx of renters l Housing Wire http://hwi.re/3tYXCK

What will happen when foreign lending to the United States stops? l Minnesota Fed http://bit.ly/195R0gb

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