Monthly Archives: December 2011
It’s a crazy time of year for us reinsurance brokers. The days just before 1/1 feature little ‘work’ in terms of hours spent making stuff like submissions, analyses, meeting schedules, etc. They do feature, however, a load of stress as … Continue reading
1. Lend yourself money. 2. Destroy 5-10% of it. 3. ??? 4. Economic growth!
This caught my eye: There are a lot of things I love about my Android phone–like the easy integration into the rest of my Google life. With the release of iCloud, that’s less of an advantage now than it used … Continue reading
I had a 7 hour drive today back to the city so I was ready for the podcast firehose. I read about this paper this morning and experimented with some text-to-speech software and managed to listen to the whole paper … Continue reading
How Fab.com got its backing: From a fundraising standpoint, providing access to the RJ data basically said to the VC’s, “here we are, here’s the data, we’ve got nothing to hide, take a look and decide for yourself if you … Continue reading
1. Its benefits are probably ambiguous. For every paper that says it’s good, there are some that say it is not. 2. The most powerful argument against fiscal policy has nothing to do with whether it works or not, actually. … Continue reading
Any time Paul Krugman cites Milton Friedman honestly and favorably, I’m probably in complete agreement.