but not the public "Universal Widgets is not a very interesting company,
widgets are not a very interesting product, and Nigel Snooks, the chief executive,
is not a very interesting man. But a survey that shows that two-thirds of men
have contemplated hitting their wives with a widget will produce many media
slots in which Mr Snooks of Universal Widgets can recount the findings. There
is even a term for this kind of activity. It is called “thought leadership”."
Profit More Than Doubles on Takeover Fees
Why we should treat all inequality statistics with a large pinch of salt.
Call "Shenanigans" on GDP! "At the risk of sounding shrill,
I am compelled to point out the quantum bogosity of this 3.9% GDP number,"
says Ritholtz; slightly more sober explanation here.
Derrida to Derivatives "It will be interesting to see if securitization
becomes a bad word just like "theory" did…"
Enclaves Face Prospect of Being Passé
An ATM to end all ATMs.