Commitment devices are an increasingly popular weight-loss method, especially among economists. However, new research from Nicholas Burger and John Lynham indicates that betting on your own ability to lose weight may not be a sure thing.
Goldman Sachs just announced that its legendary economist Jim O'Neill would be retiring later this year. In September, Business Insider asked O'Neill what economists and books shaped the way he thinks. "Gosh where to start?" he said.
By Michael Johnston:Rydex, the issuer behind the ultra-popular S&P Equal Weight ETF (RSP), announced this week the introduction of two new ETFs that offer equal-weighted exposure to the S&P MidCap 400 Index and S&P SmallCap 600 Index. The new ETFs include: