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Taylor Swift, Nasdaq, milk, economists, and Chipotle
Hi y’all! Here are five stories from this week that contained some neat applications of economic principles or are related to teaching:
The Federal Reserve's Beige Book noted that hotel bookings had their strongest growth in years thanks to Taylor Swift fans [Billboard]
Nasdaq shuffled the weighting of its Nasdaq 100 index so that the biggest tech companies have less sway [Reuters]
There’s so much milk being produced that US farmers are dumping it in the sewer [The Hill]
Economics website is filled with racist and sexist speech, some blame the nation’s top universities [Associated Press]
Chipotle is testing a robot that can prepare avocados to make guacamole faster [CNBC]
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