- Coming this August, major market indices will give REITs their own classification called "real estate." REITs currently are bundled inside of “financials."
- There's a growing consensus that pursuing a CFA instead of an MBA makes more economic sense. The math is pretty simple: an MBA can cost up $100,000 while taking the CFA costs just $1,000.
- Donald Trump has tapped New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie to lead his transition team if he wins the White House in November. The Donald may want to unite the GOP first before looking ahead to post-election.
- A Florida man faces a charge of assault with a deadly weapon for, get this, throwing an alligator through a Wendy's drive-thru window. A contrite Joshua James says it was a stupid move and is asking for mercy.
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