Did you think Beyonce's
Lip-Synced Inaugural Anthem was really a big deal?
There is more … This quote from the Washingtonian's Sophie Gilbert says a lot about Washington.
To press seated just below the [inauguration] podium, in front of the 'President's Own' Marine Corps Band, it was evident that the band wasn't actually playing during [Beyoncé's rendition of the national anthem] — even though band director Colonel Michael J. Colburn was conducting energetically and the band members mimicked blowing into their instruments.
Here are some of the posts that caught my eye. Hope you find something interesting.
Silver Can Accurately Predict an Election, but Not a Super Bowl.
N.F.L. Teams Hire Statisticians But Their Use Remains Mostly Guarded.
House to Texas. "No, You Can't Secede." 8 states told they're
staying in the Union (Newser)
'I'm Proud To Be President' … Oops. (Video)
Gadgets Make You Healthier, Stronger, Thinner? Wearable Feedback Devices
Promise to Improve Slouching, Athletic Skills (Wall Street Journal)
Lottery 2013. 10 Companies to Watch. (Wired Business)
Beats Wealth Managers. Moggy shames experts in trading contest. (TheAge)
Deal and the Implication for Derivatives. (FT Video)
Who Continues To Not "Rotate" Out of Treasurys and Into Stocks. (ZeroHedge)
Fund Leverage Reaches 2004 Levels. Holdings exceed cash invested by 153%.
Meanwhile Banks are using 14:1 (AdvisorOne)