Today’s Water Cooler: 2016 and ka-ching, the Fed and Jackson Hole, Mr. Market afterburn, Emmett Till, Terry Pratchett, little libraries
Friday, August 28, 2015
It is beginning to dawn on the top echelon that too much inequality is not good for them.
Topics: Guest Post
Posted by Lambert Strether at 6:55 am |
The IT challenges of a Grexit are important not only in and of themselves, but as a window into the creaky state of bank IT and the systemic risk it poses.
GMOs have had a hard time in Mexico.
This post illustrates how dominant the neoliberal paradigm has become all over the world, and how it fails to acknowledge, much the less address, the well-known failings of markets, such as externalities.
Today’s Water Cooler: Clinton on guns, Trump on third party, Sanders on scaling, GDP revision, epigenetic change, tsundoku (unread books)
Expect water wars to become more common and deadly.
A new study has important implications for IMF policies as well as for Greece, both “reformers” and those who advocate a Grexit.
A discussion of the practical and policy implications of failing to measure household labor and production.
Even with the wild end-of-day rally yesterday, Steve Roth describes how absent a strong continuation of the snapback, real household net worth is likely to show a year-to-year fall by the end of September. And that’s not a good sign at all.
Today’s Water Cooler: Mr. Market calmer, for now, Trump blocking and tackling, Biden boomlet, ObamaCare networks, Linux bday, origin of life
Topics: Water Cooler
Posted by Lambert Strether at 2:00 pm |
The latest poll of Americans’ economic outlook shows most expect things to get worse…and the survey was before the market rout started last Friday.
Posted by Yves Smith at 6:55 am |