Monthly Archives: July 2007

Hoping Apple Allows iPhone Wifi Without Cellular Service

John Guidon, the CEO of Row 44, is a big Apple fan, he tells
me, and would love to be talking to Cupertino about the iPhone problem.
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Subprime: The Cause Of All Market Moves

It’s all subprime’s fault.
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Bruce Wagner Explicates the Hedonic Treadmill

It can be hard to define the hedonic
treadmill
in easy-to-understand terms.
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Don’t Trust the CDS Market to Gauge Brokers’ Creditworthiness

For reasons I don’t fully understand, credit default swaps seem to have a tendency
to gap out much further than spreads on the underlying bonds.
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Rupert Murdoch, Victorious

It’s
finally happened
: News Corp has enough Bancroft votes that it’s going to
go ahead with its acquisition of Dow Jones.
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Democrats Capitulate on Hedge-Fund Tax

This morning’s WSJ fronts
some Democrats’ second thoughts about taxing hedge-fund managers’ income as,
well, income.
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When GMU Economists Spar

The wonderful thing about having half a department blogging is that sometimes these discussions spill over onto the web, for all to enjoy.
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Economics Anonymous

Economists blogging I can
easily understand; economists blogging anonymously is harder.
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Hope For Wi-Fi In Airplanes

I think that John Guidon, of Row
44
, is the first CEO to leave
a comment under his own name
at Market Movers.
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Rupert Murdoch: Probably Posturing

The Monday-at-5pm deadline has come and gone, and the WSJ, of course, has the
best coverage
of What On Earth Is Going On with the Bancrofts and Dow Jones.
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