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Monday, September 10, 2007

Today's Links (Monday, 9-10-07): Poker Camp

- Great perspective from Slate on how the rich are saving the economy.

- On Facebook's public search feature and the downsides of social networking.

- An article on how entrepreneurs are getting younger and younger, via the Boston Globe.

- Pay down student loans or invest in stocks? Tough call. Here's a perspective.

- Speaking of student finances, a piece on the lack of financial advice geared towards students, appearing in last week's Technique.

- The future career path of gifted youth can be predicted by 13. Doubtful and tough to prove, but check out the article.

- Advice to college students from Matt Wixon over at the Dallas Morning News: think hard before getting a tattoo.

- More advice for writing cover letters.

- Our friends at MR (well, friend, since it's only Tyler Cowen that is a current Facebook friend) on the "Library Appreciation Day".

- Somewhat silly: picking your hedge fund based on the manager's SAT scores. Not that SAT scores years ago and the ability to pick stocks would even be reasonably correlated.

- Do you like poker? Want to go to poker camp? It'll cost you...

- "In short, Belgium has served its purpose. A praline divorce is in order." An opinion piece on why Belgium should cease to exist, from The Economist.

- On the difficulties of finding unique talent, regarding Cirque du Soleil, via WSJ (subscription required).

This is unrelated but congrats to Tiger Woods and Roger Federer... both won again.

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