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S&P’s index guru David Blitzer on passive investing, market valuation and Trump-Reagan comparisons

David Blitzer, chairman of the Index Committee at S&P Dow Jones Indices, spoke at length with CNBC's Mike Santoli about passive investing, how to value the market and what may be ahead under President-elect Donald Trump. On the other hand, you know, Reagan said he was going to balance the budget. And I don't think Mr. Trump has said he is going to balance the budget. But it'd be very difficult for anybody to balance the budget today. In this exclusive conversation for PRO subscribers, Blitzer, w

By | 2016-11-30T16:00:00+00:00 November 30th, 2016|companies|0 Comments

PlayStation Plus gave out $1,150 in free games in 2016. Were they any good?

On Wednesday, PlayStation announced the last batch of free games to PlayStation Plus subscribers for December, bringing to 72 the number of titles it offered in 2016. Getting StartedIn all, there were 72 games available for free to PlayStation Plus subscribers in 2016, with an average Metacritic score of 74.1 and a combined retail price (current price, through the PlayStation Store) of $1,150.79. For purposes of this analysis, we drew the Metacritic score from the lead platform. Wrapping it upTh

By | 2016-11-30T16:00:00+00:00 November 30th, 2016|companies|0 Comments

Is Final Fantasy 15 a good place for lapsed fans to rejoin the flock?

In each episode of Quality Control, a Polygon editor talks to a critic after they review a new game, movie or piece of gear and allows them to add a little bit of extra context and insight. Why did they feel the way they did? What do they wish they had been able to discuss in more depth in their review? Also: Did they play it wrong? In this episode, Polygon editor-at-large talks with Phil Kollar about his review of Final Fantasy 15, which you can find right here.

By | 2016-11-29T16:00:00+00:00 November 29th, 2016|companies|0 Comments
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