Tag Archives: Economy
From Dean Baker, a handy calculator that demonstrates the fiscal challenges of our health care system and clearly shows that inefficiency will drive future deficits. Will be very noisy through the 2012 elections.
Creative Class » Blog Archive » What Makes Texas Special Perhaps Georgia can learn a lesson from Texas in developing and nurturing Atlanta along with the state universities. Based upon current news from Gov. Deal, don’t expect so.
After this, therefore because of this (translated from the Latin) is a logical fallacy where an event is said to be the cause of a later event simply because it occurred earlier. There’s tremendous noise across the web regarding political rhetoric as … Continue reading
A NPR story caught my ear this morning According to National Intelligence Director Dennis Blair’s report, The global economic downturn could easily change the world. Previously stable countries could become unstable. The geopolitical lineup could shift sharply, some countries becoming … Continue reading
Layoff Tracker This blog dates back to October 2008 with 345 entries for 2008 and 188 to date. From the Evil HR Lady blog.
Interesting story in the NYT Sunday 4 JAN 2009 by Joe Nocera titled Risk Mismangement that looks at the quantification of risk within an investment. We really want to believe what the numbers tell us based upon what we want … Continue reading
See the NYT Op Ed long piece “The End of the Financial World as We Know It” with more disturbing observations from Michael Lewis and David Einhorn. I read it as self interest over responsibility. Will we ever trust again?