The Angel Clark Show With Ken Schortgen Talking Bitcoin, InTrade, New York Stock Exchange and More -Episode -408– 3/12/13

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Feds pay for study on why lesbians are fat A Harvard-affiliated hospital will study why so many lesbians are overweight, thanks to a $1.5 million grant from the federal government.

The grant was recently approved by the National Institutes of Health. It will allow Brigham and Women’s Hospital, a medical center affiliated with Harvard University, to examine an issue of “high public-health significance,” in the words of researchers.

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REPORT: InTrade Founder Failed To Report Millions He Got From The Company
The FT’s Arash Massoudi, Gregory Meyer and Jamie Smyth report InTrade founder John Delaney failed to adequately report $2.6 million he received from the company, citing documents the company recently filed.

Yesterday InTrade announced it was suspending all operations.

Stock market logs seventh straight gain as Dow pushes further into record territory NEW YORK, N.Y. – Stocks are closing higher on Wall Street for a seventh straight day, pushing the Dow Jones industrial average further into record territory.

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 50 points to 14,447 on Monday. The Dow broke through its all-time high last Tuesday and has set a record every day since then.

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The “average Bitcoin user” is male (96%), 32.7 years old, libertarian / anarcho-capitalist (37%), non-religious (61%), with a full time job (43%), and is in a relationship (56%). But of course there is no such thing as an average Bitcoin user, and flattening out the figures like that ignores the large numbers of users who are Christian (20%) or single (37%). Also by using the broadest possible terms (ie including liberals and environmentalists), you get a left-of-centre contingent with over 45% of users.

The arrival of new users correlates with price and media coverage, with Q2 2011 the most popular quarter for the question “When did you first install the Bitcoin client”.

The biggest motivation in exploring Bitcoin is curiosity (4.3/5), followed by profit (3.7/5) and politics (3.5/5). Trailing behind are practical concerns (3.1/5), challenge (2.9/5), and community (2.7/5). READ MORE

Ken Schortgen

As a historian in his primary field of study, and an investor in the real world, Kenneth has a keen perspective on all facets of the financial world. He has owned his own business and corporation, and has been an investor in many different markets such as securities, real estate, currency trading, and international trusts. His desire is to provide you with the true understanding of markets and the economy, and to give you the information that will help you make your own decisions in these troubling, and quite often, fascinating times regarding your economic decisions. Kenneth is not a certified financial advisor, and his only goal is to give you true information, by which you can see things as they happen, and in many cases, before they happen

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