An interesting graph comparing the early 80s to today in terms of key economic metrics. Unemployment has been rising, but it’s still lower than in the 80s. I shudder to think about buying a home at 18% interest. Egads. My… Read moreWoe is us
Dan Farber provides some sage advice about weathering the downturn: Reading The Wall Street Journal and watching CNBC lately can drive a person (namely me) to drink. Which is fun, but beyond answering the question, “Which scotch will I drink?”… Read moreYou & The Recession
From the man who wrote Liar’s Poker, a story about the people who managed to profit from the insanity of Wall Street bankers.