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Why This Nobel Prize-Winning Theory May Be Hurting Your Investment Portfolio

(Source: dollarsandsense.sg)

If you went to your financial advisor and asked him to allocate your stock, bond, or fund investments, there is a good chance the allocation generated will come from an academic model called portfolio theory. 461 more words

Money Matters

Colombian president receives Nobel Prize for peace accord

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

OSLO: Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said an accord to end a 52-year civil war with Marxist rebels was a ”ray of hope” for solving conflicts from Syria to South Sudan as he collected the Nobel Peace Prize on Saturday. 417 more words

Current Affairs

Getting a Good Deal — How to Do Federal Contracting Right

Oliver Hart and Bengt Holmström won the 2016 Nobel Prize for Economics for their contributions to contract theory—which looks at how contract incentives help resolve conflicts of interest between parties. 506 more words

National Defense

The year in review

So I didn’t make the shortlist
for Person of the Year,
and a banjo player
has won the Nobel Prize.

Same as this time last year. 38 more words


The Nobel week has begun - a briefing on Alfred Nobel and the prizes

Alfred Nobel (1833-1896) was born in Stockholm, Sweden, and was part of a well-known family. He descended from O. Rudbeck, the best Swedish technical genius in the 17th century, when Sweden was a great power in northern Europe. 566 more words

Life In Sweden

Dylan writes Nobel Prize fest speech; Patti Smith to sing

STOCKHOLM (AP) — He won’t be there in person but the Nobel Foundation says Bob Dylan has written a speech that will be read out at the traditional Nobel Prize banquet. 18 more words