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WikiLeaks: Y2K redux?

Remember the Y2K crisis that gripped everybody, a thousand years ago*, in 1999? There was panic worldwide that computers would crash on January 1, 2000 because their internal timekeepers, running on two digit years, would reset to 00. It gained … Continue reading

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Risking a headline

There are all kinds of risks financial companies tell you about (or at least should) when they sell you a mutual fund or insurance policy. But have you ever heard of ‘headline risk‘? Well, that’s the risk that a negative … Continue reading

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