Monthly Archives: December 2011

Slowing inflation cheers Fed

I was going to post up a reference to this but was beaten by Jon Hilsenrath and then by Calculated Risk. And I can’t believe I have even referred to Jon Hilsenrath and Calculated Risk in the same sentence as … Continue reading

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Happy everything!

Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, or Happy Holidays – whatever suits! To all reading this, be safe & please come back for more of everything in 2012. Timely post from Barry Ritholtz, if you have 5 minutes and are a road … Continue reading

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Assholocracy

Sometimes you come across the perfect, apposite idea, encapsulated in the perfect new word. We are living, … in the age of the assholocracy. Read this. Spread the word: http://languagelog.ldc.upenn.edu/nll/?p=3629

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Tim Duy summary.

Quick summary from the excellent Tim Duy. Not good news. The quote from the FT re Cargill is, IMO, particularly telling (but note there are alternatives views expounded in the article). Are the perma-bears finally getting their time in the … Continue reading

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Good sources

I’ve done this once before, but I’m going to do it again. Good sources are hard to come by. Maybe its my bias speaking but I find coherent, rational, sensible, calm analysis to be of great value. So, once again … Continue reading

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Conundrum for the perma-zombies

So, the sell-off today was on quite low volumes. So, given rallies on low volume are dismissed with disdain by the know-it-all perma-zombies I’m expecting this low volume sell-off to be dismissed as irrelevant too. Right? LOL. As if.

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Justin Hall-Tipping, nanotechnology

I watched this and couldn’t believe it. Incredible. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8wHGh2eRbLE Found via Naked Capitalism. Can also be found here: http://www.ted.com/talks/justin_hall_tipping_freeing_energy_from_the_grid.html

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