Yet more sobering Brexit sightings.
Tuesday, November 21, 2017
More Brexit Delusion: May’s “Exit Tab” Surprise, Davis’ City Scheme v. More Customs Alarms, Tech Brexodus
A new study on unemployment confirms decades of research showing that people are happier when they work, even if they have an income.
Gauis Publius: In Surprise Move, Norway’s $1 Trillion Sovereign Wealth Fund May Divest From Fossil Fuels
Would a Norway sovereign wealth fund divestiture from fossil fuels be a tipping point among investors?
Today’s Water Cooler: Nafta, 2018 wave, Russia, Russia, Russia, leading indicators, nickel, shipping finance, Skedaddle, polytheism, KFC
The SEC tends to overstate the performance of its whistleblower program; meanwhile, Congress passes laughable whistleblower legislation.
New Study Undermines Rationale for Investing in Private Equity and CalPERS Strategy in Particular, as Oregon CIO Demonstrates that Public Pension Funds Are Dumb Money
A top private equity scholar finds her earlier work on persistence no longer holds, consigning a key industry defense to the dustbin.
Trump and the US military build on existing doctrines and policy precedents, making unintended nuclear war more likely.
Topics: Guest Post
Posted by Jerri-Lynn Scofield at 3:55 am |
A set of proposed laws targets some of the worst forms of medical price gouging.
A reminder: if you are in or near central Alabama, don’t miss our Birmingham meetup today!
Posted by Yves Smith at 12:01 am |
New York state court judge joins nationwide trend in concluding that use of StingRay surveillance device requires warrant.
House passes non-binding resolution on US role in war in Yemen; the measure fails to confront the magnitude of the humanitarian crisis there.
Posted by Yves Smith at 6:55 am |
A case before the California Supreme Court poses a fundamental threat to public employee unions’ funding.