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The Hidden Value in Job Interviews – Investment Research

There are a constant string of “how to interview well” articles that keep showing up on LinkedIn. These are usually written by recruiters in some way or another trolling for potential hiring candidates. These kinds of posts evaporated during the Great Recession, but are now showing up at least two […]

Tesla Energy’s vision for Powerwall and the electric car

On April 30th, 2015, Tesla announced their new “Powerwall” battery storage product.  This is essentially a stack of Tesla’s new low cost batteries packaged in a cabinet for installation at consumers’ homes – either indoor or outdoor.  A single cabinet can contain up to 10KWh of storage,  which Tesla claims is […]

Data Mining Health Insurance Quotes

One major consequence of the Affordable Care Act is the ability for consumers to obtain insurance without providing any information on their health status. In the past, carriers have used this information to limit their potential claims costs by either denying coverage or increasing premiums at the individual level. Eliminating […]

A $161 Billion Opportunity

From the USDA Agricultural Outlook Forum 2015: In the United States, food waste is estimated at between 30-40 percent of the food supply. This estimate, which is based on estimates from USDA’s Economic Research Service of food loss at the retail and consumer levels of 31 percent, corresponded to approximately […]