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Turbulent times ahead: Q&A with economist Didier SornetteTurbulent times ahead: Q&A with economist Didier Sornette

Posted By David Webber

Forecasting the stock market has a storied past of unfruitful predictions. But in today’s TED Talk, Didier Sornette shares how he and his research team have successfully identified unstable market bubbles and even predicted when they’ll pop. His findings, if accepted, could quite literally change the way we do business, by shifting how banks, traders […]

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Who controls the world? Resources for understanding this visualization of the global economyWho controls the world? Resources for understanding this visualization of the global economy

Posted By Kate Torgovnick May

Occupy Wall Street’s slogan “We are the 99%” had been echoing through the United States and the world for just over a month when James B. Glattfelder and his co-authors released the study “The Network of Global Corporate Control” in October 2011. The study was a scientific look at our global economy, revealing how control […]