Posts Tagged ‘patent’

  • Using tweets to predict the stock market

    Using Twitter To Predict the Stock Market

    Nov 5, 13 • 263 Views • Behavioral Economics, Businesses, Demand, Supply, and Markets, Entertainment, Financial Markets, Government, Households, Innovation, Lifestyle, Media, TechNo Comments

    An Indiana University researcher thinks he has confirmed that mood and stock market movement correlate. The results, though, were not what he expected. Originally, Johan Bollen and his students thought that they would discover a positive relationship between...

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    A Trademark Sandwich

    Jul 9, 12 • 129 Views • Businesses, Demand, Supply, and Markets, Regulation, UncategorizedNo Comments

    Combine either corned beef, pastrami, turkey or salami with 2 large latkes (potato pancakes) and you have a $24.95 lunch that Manhattan’s 2nd Avenue Deli calls its Instant Heart Attack Sandwich. Because the Heart Attack Grill of Las Vegas threatened a...

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    Song Rights

    Aug 20, 11 • 110 Views • Businesses, Innovation, Labor, Regulation, Thinking EconomicallyNo Comments

    When do we own what we create? It depends. For Bruce Springsteen and Billy Joel, hit albums controlled by record companies might soon become theirs again. During the mid-1970s, the Congress decided that after 35 years, a musician could regain the copyright...

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    More Fashion Rules

    Sep 2, 10 • 100 Views • Economic History5 Comments

    Are fashion copycats good or bad for the industry? N.Y. Senator Charles Schumer says, “Bad” and is proposing legislation that would provide a 3 year period during which, with certain exceptions, knock-offs would represent copyright infringement....