It started with a puzzle: why were people in West Oakland dying 12-15
years earlier than their counterparts in the wealthier hills? The
people in the flatlands were dying of the same things as the people in
the hills, just much younger. Meet the doctor who helped make the case
that air pollution from cargo handling was one big part of the answer,
and the smart-dressing, wise-cracking environmental activist who
helped to clean up the air. This is an inside look at the problems
that come with being a major node in the network of global trade—and
the solutions that people have devoted their lives to implementing.
Joanna and Prachi discuss CPAC and the onslaught …
First, MoneyBeat's look at quants continues with Rob Copeland discussing Magnetar Capital's billion-dollar quantitative effort to buck the hedge-fund massacre waylaying its peers. Then, Sarah Krouse talks about BlackRock's new advertising system that uses sentiment analysis from Twitter to help determine when to advertise specific funds.