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The Finance & Tech Week In Review – 5/27/17


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.

Africa’s  urbanization challenge is about housing, jobs & good connections between the two: / World Bank wrld.bg/SAPDU

“U.S. inflation and inflation expectations have surprised to the downside in recent months” / St. Louis Fed bit.ly/2qoUEzE

Is there a link between chess and intelligence? / WEF wef.ch/2qgvq7g

Shorter commutes, vibrant communities, walkable neighborhoods / World Bank wrld.bg/O09w30c2Pnb

What should we be doing to reduce the stress of our employees? / HBR ow.ly/FEsl30c3xAj

The way babies learn to speak is nothing short of breathtaking. / Science News ow.ly/8CNO30c3xwa

Gravitational waves could help us peer into extra dimensions. / NOVA PBS to.pbs.org/2r32y5t

Birth of a black hole witnessed as star vanishes without a bang / New Atlas  newatl.as/2qhICNb

How John Deere developed one of the best GPS locators in the world / NetworkWorld bit.ly/2rUIGzL

Cannabis extract reduces seizures in children with rare form of epilepsy / New Atlas newatl.as/2qYlBMr

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HBCU Money™ Dozen 7/7 – 7/11


 

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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

Despite Ohio Freeze, Renewable Energy Continues To Be Hot l Clean Technica dlvr.it/6HMzd0

Our researchers created a model to find least costly mix of pollution reduction options to meet TMDLs l EPA go.usa.gov/XPJd

Oracle gives sneak peek at its plans for OpenWorld l Networkworld ow.ly/z1x1F

5 key takeaways from Amazon’s big cloud day l Networkworld ow.ly/z1x7g

International law enforcement operation disrupts Shylock banking malware l CSOonlinebit.ly/1oHw5Hp

What’s more important: energy or water? We need both l EPA 1.usa.gov/VAs9QE

Federal Reserve, Central Banks, & Financial Departments

China set to dominate foreign homebuyers market l Housing Wire hwi.re/6HQ2VD

Scorecard: Housing recovery continues to make progress l Housing Wire hwi.re/6HPW8Y

American Students Aren’t Great With Finance Or Managing Money l Huffington Post ow.ly/z1xHA

Africa’s farm economy typically accounts for between 30 to 40% of gross domestic product l World Bank Africa wrld.bg/z0kA2

How can more efficient urbanization support China’s future economic transformation? l World Bank wrld.bg/z0qfV

At least 80 countries around the world are considered vulnerable to natural disasters. l World Bank wrld.bg/z0iuE

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