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The Finance & Tech Week In Review – 4/15/17


 

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.

Have your students (gr. 4-12) play the Stock Market Game to learn about #investing / Council 4 Econ Ed. ow.ly/kqyS30aJOlo

College students become economic forecasters by playing FREDcast for class / St. Louis Fed bit.ly/2p3Rmp6

R&D investment is increasingly concentrated in a few top firms. / HBR ow.ly/Qoif30aSc8t

This robot farmer can grow your food for you / WEF wef.ch/2o5jaq1

 Lucid Motors Air Prototype Hits 217 MPH / Clean Technica ow.ly/DOAy30aSbKI

Where your children grow up will impact how much they earn as adults / WEF wef.ch/2p9apKP

Deep in the ocean, evidence that there may be a biosphere even further down than we imagined / Nat Geo goo.gl/6HfcHD

Hallucinogenic commonly drunk in South American religious rituals may help people w/ depression / New Scientist to.pbs.org/2ovDLny

Start-up uses biometrics to tailor music for good night’s sleep / New Scientist bit.ly/2oA8jGo

Here’s why your shoelaces always come undone. / Science News ow.ly/s1Bh30aSb1D

 

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HBCU Money™ Dozen Links 7/22 – 7/26


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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

8 tips to enhance your online privacy l CSOonline http://ow.ly/nkMmM

Prevent barn fires l KY Equine Research http://ow.ly/nkNcb

Lighter-than-a-feather circuitry could serve as wearable sensors l New Scientist http://bit.ly/18F1LK6

Can Rain Barrels and Gardens Help Keep Sewage in the Sewers? l EPA Research http://go.usa.gov/j9pY

U.S. Army foresees robots becoming squad members l ComputerWorld http://ow.ly/nkTp4

Light has been completely stopped for a record-breaking minute l New Scientist http://ow.ly/nkUFD

Federal Reserve, Central Banks, & Financial Departments

Need research on international development? l World Bank http://ow.ly/nkVbg

Business activity in #Maryland continued to improve for second consecutive month l Richmond Fed http://ow.ly/nkVvK

Rwanda completed its national registration program (10.3 million parcels of land) in less than 5 years l World Bank http://wrld.bg/ndkF0

Investors should take advantage of mREITs transformation l Housing Wire http://hwi.re/3jHDvr

Agencies encourage lenders to work with student loan borrowers l Federal Reserve http://go.usa.gov/j95J

Treasury Expands List of Basic Medical Supplies Authorized for Export to #Iran Goods l US Treasury http://ow.ly/nkWya

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