A student takes an online class at home in Seoul in April. [YONHAP] Fear of missing out is a perennial fear among college students. In 2013, the Oxford English Dictionary even enshrined its shortened form, FOMO, as part of the English language. With the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, FOMO has become an emotional tsunami engulfing more students than ever before — especially freshmen robbed of their first semesters on campus. “My friends and I, we had this fantasy about college, that we'd meet new people, join groups, and USC has a very nice campus, so I dreamed of going to the library with my roommate or hanging out by the fountain, and maybe going to the beach over the weekends,” said Park Mee-hee, a first year student at the University of Southern California (USC), who has been taking all her classes online this fall. “It’s sad because we won’t have freshman year again . " Park never even managed to touch California soil. She is one of many international students who … [Read more...] about [Shifting the paradigm] Academia faces brave new world
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Synopsis Michael Mauboussin tackles a host of issues, ranging from Reddit Wallstreetbets to Taper Tantrum fears and the recent challenges in value investing Michael Mauboussin, one of Wall Street’s most creative and influential minds, last year made financial markets sit up and take note, when he said luck is becoming more important in markets as ‘available alpha’ appears to be shrinking. Today, when he looks at the herd behaviour of retail investors on Wall Street, or the plight of traditional value investors who have faced a really protracted test of patience in financial markets, Mauboussin appears to be sensing the shifting sands in the financial markets. “It strikes me that much more people are being speculators than investors now,” he told ETMarkets.com in an exclusive interview on the sidelines of the 11th India Investment Conference of CFA Society India and CFA Institute. Mauboussin, Head of Consilient Research at Counterpoint Global – the investment management … [Read more...] about Michael Mauboussin has a prescription for Reddit rally and an answer for why value investing is not working
The Blacklist Season 8 only managed to air two episodes last year before going into its winter hiatus, but the show is now ready to return with new episodes. Episode 3 of the season is airing this January on NBC , with episodes airing weekly on Fridays until the spring. After first airing on The Peacock Network, episodes will then be available to watch online on various streaming services. When The Blacklist returns in 2021 The Blacklist Season 8, Episode 3, titled "16 Ounces," will air on NBC on Friday, January 22 at 8 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. CT. Per NBC, the official synopsis for the episode reads: "Fueled by his betrayal, Elizabeth Keen (played by Megan Boone) seeks vengeance on Reddington (James Spader)." This comes after the pair fell out over their relationship with Liz's mother Katarina (Laila Robins), whom Red killed just as Liz was mending their bond. After this episode, The Blacklist showrunner Jon Eisendrath teased in a TVLine interview, "Liz and Red are … [Read more...] about When ‘The Blacklist’ Season 8 returns in 2021 and how to watch online
Is free antivirus safe to use? It’s a simple enough question, but there’s no simple and short answer as such. The good news is that the slightly more in-depth answer isn’t all that long, and is easy enough to understand. You may be worried about free antivirus apps because you’ve heard they could be unreliable, or perhaps even carriers for malware themselves. And that’s true – there are tons of freebie antivirus programs out there, and some of them are dubious, or even downright dangerous. However, there are also high-quality and perfectly safe freebie antivirus apps, and the trick is to be armed with the knowledge that helps you to pick the right free antivirus. With that said, follow us into the armory… Download the #1 best free antivirus Today's best free security download is Avira Free Antivirus Microsoft Defender . In addition to scoring brilliantly for pure protection from independent test labs, it also comes with a whole host of features like scam … [Read more...] about Is free antivirus safe?
Robinhood vs Webull has risen as the top contenders for investing apps. Their popularity is hard to ignore as millions of users trust them for their ability to trade quickly and track progress. And not only that, but the apps also provide you with trading options and also cryptocurrency trading. So when it comes down to it, which is better between Robinhood vs Webull? The recent controversy surrounding GameStop catapulted Robinhood into notoriety. If you’re in the market for another broker that does a couple of things better, then Webull is the broker for you. Webull displays helpful charts that provide better customer support and still facilitate commission-free trading. As for Robinhood, it excels at no-cost trading, fractional shares and has an excellent app that’s cool to use. So which broker should you choose? That, of course, depends on the features you need and if your broker offers them. Check out this comparison of standard features between both brokers. Related … [Read more...] about Robinhood vs Webull – what’s better?