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- An untold story: What the Nest acquisition means for utilities (Adrian Tuck, Tendril, Gigaom, 24 January 2014) Hat tip to David Sciacero, Newsana. Some utilities will lose but those who compete as electrical service providers rather than just commodity providers will prosper.
- 11 Fast Facts About the Winter Olympics (Katherine Lagrave, Wall St. Cheat Sheet) One fact: These Winter Olympics will cost Russia more than the cost of all the other Winter Olympics in history combined.
- Gold bulls have something to say about tapering (Austin Kiddle, Futures Magazine)
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