Taking the Bait

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4 | Th e M Rep o RT from the source Read this Think Like a Freak From the authors of the award- winning Freakonomics comes what they call "their most revolutionary book yet." In their latest project, economist Steven Levitt and journalist Stephen Dubner explore subjects running the gamut from soccer to hot dog-eating contests—in their usual irreverent style, of course— all in the name of retraining your approach to problem solving. If you find your usual strategies coming up short, maybe it's time to leave the biases behind and learn to think like a freak. ≤ Watch this My New Home from Chase YouTube Channel With a quarter of recent homebuyers saying they would rethink their purchase if they had a second chance and more than half admitting they wish they had been better prepared, it seems obvious today's buyers- to-be need a little help. To give them a leg up, Chase recently launched its "My New Home" campaign, complete with a YouTube channel featuring videos on the entire process, from finding a home to closing on it. chase shaRe this ∂ Dinged-up JPMorgan CEO may seek exit: analysts Nobody can say Jamie Dimon has had an easy time as chair- man and CEO of JPMorgan Chase, and commentators are once again speculating that the embattled leader may be looking for the door. Having directed the company through numerous legal issues and the worst economic downturn in recent memory, has Dimon been hardened through his experi- ences? Or, are JPMorgan's latest challenges—including layoffs and increased scrutiny—enough for him to call it quits? Heavy is the head that wears the crown. tWeet this @RuthMantell If you're a visual thinker, you'll love Ruth Mantell. An economics reporter for MarketWatch, she covers employment and housing news, augmenting her tweets with charts and graphs to help you follow the trends. She also writes about careers for MarketWatch in her own column, "On the Job." a change in Perspective From the homeowner-to-be just starting out to one of the industry's most well-known Ceos, this month's offerings provide a little more insight into housing and business.

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