Whilst wandering about this morning I had the radio on and heard Gerry Harvey bleating about how the woeful performance of company is now the fault of the government. Which is a welcome change because last week it was those evil online shoppers. If they gave a prize for the billionaire who does the most…Details
Someone sent me the image below which pertains to the US. I have been trying hard to think of a reason why the same situation doesn’t apply here and I cant think of one. My personal experience is that this is certainly true locally. The world is being flooded with more and more fluff whereas…Details
Matt Taibbi of Rolling Stone remains in my opinion the most incisive financial commentator around at present. Be sure to check out his other work in his blog.
Interesting little talk from the EconoTalk folks on the moral basis for economic behaviour and its role in prosperity. Someone should forward this to the peanuts on Wall Street. David Rose of the University of Missouri, St. Louis and the author of The Moral Foundation of Economic Behavior talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about…Details
Interesting TED talk by Niall Ferguson the author of The Ascent Of Money
Simplistic but it passes the time whilst having toast and vegemite.