Could Dejounte Murray To Hawks Be Next NBA Blockbuster Trade?

[view original post] The San Antonio Spurs and Atlanta Hawks have been engaged in arguably the most widely reported trade discussions leading into the NBA Draft and in the aftermath. The focus of those talks has been Dejounte Murray — placing him at the forefront of NBA trade rumors.  During...

Stock Market Today: Stocks Limp Out of the Starting Gate

[view original post] Monday kicked off a fresh week of Wall Street action with a day of calm tradng that saw the major indexes give up just a skosh of last week’s rip-roaring gains. “For the third time this year, the S&P 500 ended the week up [greater than]...

Quant-investing pioneer Jim Simons predicts Warren Buffett's old-school approach will stay relevant — and lays out the 5 key principles he lives by

[view original post] Jim Simons.The Abel Prize/YouTube Jim Simons discussed hiring, quantitative and fundamental investing, and the principles he lives by. The RenTech founder predicted Warren Buffett’s traditional investing style wouldn’t become obsolete. Simons trumpeted the importance of beauty, originality, persistence, luck, and high-quality people. Jim Simons discussed why...

Investing in just practices will improve public safety

[view original post] It’s probably the most complicated public safety question we’re currently facing:Reducing the devastating toll of gun violence and limiting the proliferation of illegal guns, without undermining the already-fraught relationship between police and communities of color or further contributing to mass incarceration. But we must keep trying....