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“How to Lie With Statistics” has sold more than 500,000 copies since it was written by Darrell Huff in 1983. It remains a strong seller on Amazon, though the text (but not the pictures) is available for free (the pictures are necessary, really). Read more here.
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Posted 8 hours 28 min ago

Family offices date back to the 19th century, when the likes of John D. Rockefeller and other tycoons spearheaded them as effective tools to manage their sprawling fortunes. Family offices have recently been growing at a steady pace—fueled by the enormous increase in private wealth that the past two decades have witnessed. There are a number of reasons for this trend ranging from the creation of tech and Wall Street fortunes to the momentous transfer of assets between generations, to an economic climate favoring entrepreneurs who can strike gold via innovative ideas and businesses. Read more here.
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Posted 1 day 13 hours ago

Is ABC’s “Shark Tank” unrealistic? While entertaining, Shark Tank can teach novice investors about the value of due diligence, among other things. While the entertainment value is unquestionable, how realistic is it as compared to the way investors and entrepreneurs typically negotiate? Read more here.

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In “The Fed’s Desperate / Get Used To It” the Editorial Staff of Commercial Bankruptcy Alternatives discusses the Federal Reserve’s interest rate and bond-buying policies. Check it out here!



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In a Breaking News Alert  at CommercialBankruptcyInvestor.com, Chapter11Dockets.com analyzes LightSquared Inc.’s monthly operating report for November 2014. Read more about this troubled satellite communications company’s monthly report here!



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In a Breaking News Alert  at CommercialBankruptcyInvestor.com, Chapter11Dockets.com discusses Radio Shack’s bond trading prices significant decline. Read more about it here!



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In a Breaking News Alert  at CommercialBankruptcyInvestor.com, Chapter11Dockets.com discusses the appointment of a 3-member unsecured creditors committee in Endeavour Operating Corporation’s chapter 11 case. Learn more about this oil and gas exploration company’s bankruptcy case here!



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In a Breaking News Alert  at CommercialBankruptcyInvestor.com, Chapter11Dockets.com spotlights the Effective Date for the Joint Prepackaged Plan of Reorganization of LDK Solar Systems. Read about it here!



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In a Breaking News Alert  at CommercialBankruptcyInvestor.com, Chapter11Dockets.com discusses the falling out between Revel AC, Inc. and prospective purchaser Brookfield US Holdings LLC.  Read more here!



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In a Breaking News Alert  at CommercialBankruptcyInvestor.com, Chapter11Dockets.com discusses Fitch Ratings’ estimates of recoveries for creditors of Caesars Entertainment Operating Company (CEOC) here!



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