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Google Fiber is considering expanding in Utah. This is fantastic news (even though I don't actually live in Salt Lake City).

http://googlefiberblog.blogspot.com/
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He and Yellen are being called the Fed Dream Team. Hope that's true. 
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Jeez! I got like 8 of these verbatim in my novel! I'm going to have to reword them on the rewrite.

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The decline in poverty is good news.

"The amazing decline in American poverty" http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/Themoneyillusion/~3/sw3fwQsl3eA/
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So I'm scrolling through my financial feeds today and come across this:
http://www.businessinsider.com/institutional-investors-loving-hedge-funds-2013-12

I'm stunned because all year I've been reading this:
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-12-06/hedge-funds-trail-stocks-by-the-widest-margin-since-2005.html

Why would anyone be happy paying 2 and 20 to make less (A LOT LESS!) than a low cost, highly liquid, ETF, S&P 500 index fund (SPY)? And not just this year, but year after year after year.

If I invested in a hedge fund, I would NOT be happy. What am I paying these guys for? To make sure I consistently lag the overall index?

I've got an idea. I'll start a hedge fund called "U.S. stocks macro opportunities fund," charge 2 and 20, and secretly invest all the money in SPY. I will consistently beat the pants off all the other hedge funds and get filthy rich doing it.
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I've noticed Fidelity advisors offer me investments (usually mutual funds) that earn them the highest commissions with the expectation of a reasonable return, with more weight on the former. Not real comfortable that they are fully committed to maximizing my returns.
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This is an interesting idea.

"How The "1%" Will Escape" http://feedly.com/k/18cOgzl
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Here is my take on Nexus 5 battery life. The first day I had my phone I was on LTE most of the day and engaged in some moderate use. The battery life wasn't good (needed to be charged by around 1-2 pm).

The next day I was on Wifi the entire day and used it more than I did the day before and the battery life was awesome (still 30% battery at 11 pm that night). The standby battery life was especially awesome. If I left it alone, the battery didn't seem to discharge at all. 

The next day I was on LTE almost the whole day with light use and the battery life again wasn't fantastic (55% charge at 2 pm). The battery seemed to discharge at a steady rate throughout the day even when in standby.

All of this leads me to believe that LTE is draining my battery. I love the phone, but anyone who plans to use LTE all day will have a problem.
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Yup, that's right.
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I would love to read that. It will go on my list!
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Dr. Allen (Scott Allen) is no longer there. Dr. Gummow is the doctor now. I can't say enough how much I like Dr. Gummow. I have an astigmatism in my left eye and it has been hard to nail down the contact lens prescription. Dr. Gummow has been patient and he has it dialed in. This is the first time in years that I have been able to see clearly out of both eyes. By the way, I like Dr. Allen as a person, but I wasn't as impressed with his ability to fix my eyesight. I originally went to see him and he misdiagnosed my astigmatism in my left eye as something else where the eye is no longer round thereby requiring hard contact lenses. I didn't want hard lenses so I just suffered with poor eyesight for two or three years. Finally I went back and Dr. Gummow figured out that I could fix my eyesight with soft contact lenses. I am one happy customer.
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