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Jacob Goldstein

Jacob Goldstein appears in the following:

The End Of A 2-Second Advantage For High-Speed Traders

Monday, July 08, 2013

Under pressure from the New York attorney general, a private company will end a program that we talked about on the show last month.

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Should Someone Pay Canada To Keep Its Oil In The Ground?

Wednesday, July 03, 2013

An economist says countries should buy up rights to oil and coal — then leave them in the ground forever.

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An MIT Project That Lets You Spy On Yourself

Monday, July 01, 2013

With nothing but email metadata, you can paint a pretty complete picture of your personal and professional universe.

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'My Startup Has 30 Days To Live'

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

An anonymous, soon-to-be-failed entrepreneur just started a blog about his doomed company.

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This One Page Could End The Copyright War Over 'Happy Birthday'

Monday, June 17, 2013

The birthday song — Happy birthday to you, happy birthday to you, etc. — is still under copyright protection. That may soon change.

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Pop Stars And The Rise Of Inequality In America, In 2 Graphs

Thursday, June 13, 2013

What ticket sales tell us about what's driving the gap between the 1 percent and everybody else.

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The 17th Century Version Of The Fight Over Uber

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Taxi drivers and their predecessors have been fighting threatening technology for 500 years.

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Hospital Prices, Revealed! (Sort Of)

Wednesday, May 08, 2013

Hospital prices just got a lot more transparent. But if you have private insurance, the new information won't help you.

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Millions Of Americans Are Leaving The Workforce. Why?

Thursday, May 02, 2013

Earlier this year, the percentage of Americans who are working or looking for work fell to its lowest level since 1979.

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Why Amazon Supports An Online Sales-Tax Bill

Monday, April 22, 2013

Amazon spent years trying to avoid charging sales tax. Now, the company supports a bill that would require it.

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Adam Davidson Talks Bitcoin With Stephen Colbert

Thursday, April 18, 2013

Colbert wants to know: Should he buy bitcoin?

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Most $100 Bills Live Outside The U.S.

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

The share of $100s held outside the U.S. has been rising for decades. That's good news for the U.S. economy.

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The Gold Bubble Is 4,000 Years Old, And It Won't End Now

Monday, April 15, 2013

Even if gold loses half its value tomorrow, the gold bubble won't be over.

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Two Centuries Of Energy In America, In Four Graphs

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

A brief history of America, as seen through energy sources — from wood to nuclear power, and beyond.

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Can You Patent A Steak? (Cont'd)

Monday, April 08, 2013

The world now knows how to cut a Vegas strip steak out of a dead cow. Still unclear: Whether researchers will be granted a patent on the steak.

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22 Million Americans Are Unemployed Or Underemployed

Thursday, April 04, 2013

A broader measure of unemployment shows millions of Americans who are out of work or can't find a full-time job.

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Episode 290: North Korea's Illegal Economy

Friday, March 29, 2013

North Korea's exports include illegal drugs, counterfeit U.S. dollars, and giant statues.

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What If You Couldn't Take Your Money To Another State?

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

You'd be free to leave the state, as long as you left your money behind. That's essentially what it's like now for people in Cyprus.

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