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Ellie Kesselman

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Risk analysis for finance, healthcare and security

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Location: Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Occupation: Statistician
Publications: NewsVine
Expertise: Data quality, risk management, public health, regulatory compliance, financial fraud detection
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Address: Phoenix, AZ, US
Last Visit: Jan 26, 2015 - 10:39 AM PST
Last Edit: Jul 27, 2014 - 10:26 PM PDT

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Ellie posted and reviewed this story - Jan 26, 2015
Ellie's Rating
3.8

Worthwhile reading for the two charts, which distill the facts into a difficult to ignore reality.

75 years of broader wealth distribution is being reversed, very quickly. Those prior 75 years were associated with a period of enormous progress for humanity. Correlation isn't causation, but I don't see any convincing arguments or data to the contrary..

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Ellie reviewed this story - Jan 26, 2015
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3.8
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Ellie posted and reviewed this story - Jan 26, 2015
Ellie posted and reviewed this story - Jan 16, 2015
Ellie's Rating
4.0
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Ellie posted and reviewed this story - Jan 16, 2015
Ellie posted and reviewed this story - Jan 15, 2015
Ellie's Rating
3.8
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Ellie posted and reviewed this story - Jan 15, 2015
Ellie reviewed this story - Jan 15, 2015
Ellie's Rating
4.0
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Ellie reviewed this story - Jan 15, 2015
Ellie's Rating
2.0
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Ellie posted and reviewed this story - Jan 15, 2015
Ellie's Rating
4.0

Bitcoin, in other words, is suffering a deleveraging shock like the one that hit our economy in 2008, but without a Federal Reserve to cushion the blow. More »

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Ellie posted and reviewed this story - Jan 15, 2015
Ellie reviewed this story - Jan 14, 2015
Ellie's Rating
4.0
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Ellie commented on this review – Jan. 14, 2015
Randy Morrow
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Reviewed by Randy Morrow - Jan. 12, 2015

David Petraeus, the person who Feinstein said has “suffered enough,” was hired last year by the $73 billion investment fund KKR to be Chairman ... More »

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Petraeus brought shame to his wife and to the CIA. He hasn’t suffered at all, but rather, indulged himself at the expense of national security and fidelity. Edward Snowden betrayed the trust he was given and has faced the consequences. Petraeus was head ... More »

Ellie posted this story - Jan 12, 2015
Ellie posted this story - Jan 12, 2015
Ellie posted and reviewed this story - Jan 4, 2015
Ellie's Rating
3.6
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Ellie posted and reviewed this story - Jan 4, 2015
Ellie reviewed this story - Dec 31, 2014
Ellie's Rating
4.0

This is an excellent historical retrospective of the rise and fall, and even greater rise again, of monopoly power and concentration of influence in the USA.

Today most firms are widely held by large numbers of shareholders: the largest individual shareholder in Exxon, the grandchild of Standard Oil, is Rex Tillerson, the ... More »

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Ellie posted and reviewed this story - Dec 31, 2014
Ellie's Rating
4.0

Bush’s financial stake in Academic Partnerships, the online education firm, has been relatively small for a millionaire Even so, Bush’s affiliation with the firm — ... More »

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Ellie posted and reviewed this story - Dec 31, 2014
Ellie posted and reviewed this story - Dec 28, 2014
Ellie's Rating
3.8

“The Interview” is in no sense a political movie. It’s a gross-out bromance with a tingle of political incorrectness. There was idiocy but no special bravery in ... More »

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Ellie posted and reviewed this story - Dec 28, 2014
Ellie's Rating
3.9
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Ellie reviewed this story - Dec 28, 2014
Ellie's Rating
4.0

It’s completely appropriate to fight the last war on trade policy. Thea Lee at the AFL-CIO put it this way in the ... More »

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Ellie posted and reviewed this story - Dec 28, 2014
Ellie posted and reviewed this story - Dec 26, 2014
Ellie posted and reviewed this story - Dec 24, 2014
Ellie's Rating
4.0
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Ellie posted and reviewed this story - Dec 24, 2014
Ellie posted and reviewed this story - Dec 23, 2014
Ellie's Rating
4.0

Can a Congressman serve from behind bars? If recent history is any guide it’s unlikely that Grimm will serve out his third term that starts in January even though ... More »

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Ellie posted and reviewed this story - Dec 23, 2014
Ellie posted and reviewed this story - Dec 18, 2014
Ellie's Rating
4.0
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Ellie posted and reviewed this story - Dec 16, 2014
Ellie posted and reviewed this story - Dec 15, 2014
Ellie's Rating
4.0

Added Vitter: “Before Congress starts handing out Christmas presents to the megabanks and Wall Street — we should vote on this bipartisan amendment. We need to ... More »

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Ellie posted and reviewed this story - Dec 15, 2014
Ellie reviewed this story - Dec 15, 2014
Ellie's Rating
4.0

Sen. Warren is NOT pushing the Democrats leftward by objecting to this provision. I am quite certain that the Heritage Foundation and Mercatus have the same views as Warren on this.

All of this is infuriating on multiple levels, but mainly because Warren’s opposition to the Citi provision wasn’t a left-leaning move at all. It was very much ... More »

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Ellie posted and reviewed this story - Dec 7, 2014
Ellie's Rating
4.0
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Ellie posted and reviewed this story - Dec 7, 2014
Ellie's Rating
4.0
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Ellie posted and reviewed this story - Dec 7, 2014
Ellie posted and reviewed this story - Dec 7, 2014
Ellie reviewed this story - Nov 14, 2014
Ellie's Rating
3.7
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Ellie reviewed this story - Nov 14, 2014
Ellie's Rating
4.0

Sad but true, "the public has an acute ability to smell fakery or lack of authenticity.” Former Secretary of the Dept. of Labor, Robert Reich said that. I wish he were a presidential candidate!

Today, the middle class is distraught, apprehensive and shrinking. And poorer. In 1989, the median household income in America was $51,681 measured in today’s dollars. In ... More »

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