Tag Archives: Nouriel Roubini

The Sum of All Fears

Basic cable is starved for content, but luckily Americans seem to like watching second-rate old movies again and again, and they’re even willing to pay a little extra each month for Encore – and that gets you Encore Action and … Continue reading

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Mutually Assured Misunderstanding

Economics is called the dismal science for obvious reasons – it’s complicated and often dull and dry, except when one big-gun economist is telling another big-gun economist he’s full of crap and the other fires back with the same – … Continue reading

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The Battle Already Won

Thursday, October 13, and it was fun while it lasted: Officials on Thursday moved to put an end to Wall Street protesters’ month-long occupation of a park that spawned similar gatherings across the nation, setting up a potential confrontation with … Continue reading

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The Essential Sickness

Monday in the middle of August and a hot and hazy day in Hollywood – that light brown photochemical smog that was supposed to be a thing of the past returned. It happens. You try not to breathe that much. … Continue reading

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