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Liz Weston: Would a bank payday loan be any safer?
The problem is that despite the high cost to borrowers, lenders can't make much profit, if any, on small loans if they have to do expensive underwriting such as credit reviews and income ... Bourke estimates even a partial shift toward loans with these ... read more
Today's market view - Copper holds despite China credit growth data and FOMC meeting
The review says the economy will grow at 2.9% per annum over 10 years which is 0.7pp stronger ... In a separate announcement, the company provides a progress report on its RHA tungsten project in Zimbabwe. A bulk sample of some 8,300 tonnes of open pit ... read more
In Search of a Fair Pension Formula
That's what gives rise to the friction between generations of employees that I cited in my previous column. A sustainable number. So, if we are going to design a new system that can be (1) sustainable for new employees, (2) affordable for both employers ... read more
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Torchlight II review
Six columns of flame bursting from ... there's more to higher difficulties than a shift in some underlying equation. If the numbers game is why you're here, then you're unlikely to complain: Torchlight II will escalate your numbers all day long. read more
Round 2: Ovulatory Cycles and Shifting Preferences
Here’s that more, in 2,300 words of detail … rather too long for a column ... in Emotion Review, by Wendy Wood, Laura Kressel, Priyanka Joshi and Brian Louie at the University of Southern California found no overall support for shifting preferences ... read more
Peter Orszag, Bloomberg View: VR therapy shows remarkable progress in pain, rehabilitation treatments
Virtual reality seems to do more than a two-dimensional movie to shift the brain’s experience in a way that ... pain management are showing similar results. The conclusion of a review done several years ago remains true today: “Virtual reality has ... read more
What This Washington Post Column Gets Wrong About Electric Cars
I am sure you remember that moment when a dubious New York Times review killed off that obscure electric car ... target of one million PEVs on the road by 2015. Yet Lane’s column never mentions any of his own previous wrong predictions or claims. read more
Columns: America’s high-tech challenge
at $2.7 trillion, of the federal budget. The Federal Register, the official record of new regulations, weighs in at 75,000 pages a year of new rules and mandates that Congress doesn’t review. Streamlining (and eliminating) regulations would do much more ... read more
Port Adelaide end of season review: How I’d fix the Power
Playing AFL finals, after finishing ninth and 10th in 2015 and 2016, certainly points to progress after a challenging review pointed ... leaves the impression Port Adelaide fell short. Expectation is clearly on shifting sands in assessing the Power. read more
The date from hell finally fires up 'Becky Shaw'
Its sands shift far more subtly. Precisely who is the needier party here is constantly up for debate. It is Becky Shaw, as deftly played by Mierka ... especially in such a small theater. When Scene 2 begins, following a needlessly clunky set-change ... read more