Today’s Water Cooler: Harris, Booker, Iowa, anti-semitism flap, DNC shenanigains, retail sales, business inventories, employment, Amazon drops NYC HQ plans, Lexipol, Newspaper Guild, insulin, Medicare Advantage, influencers, urban planning, fun with cranes
Thursday, February 14, 2019
Some wealthy people point out they wouldn’t even notice, much the less mind, the sort of increases in taxes now under discussion.
Another supposed big Brexit day in Parliament. Will this prove to be yet another damp squib?
How an “all payer” program could be a big and politically palatable step towards fixing America’s broken health care system.
A worrying update about China’s corporate debt.
Today’s Water Cooler: Holder, Harris, Bloomberg, Omar’s “Kinsley Gaffe,” AOC, consumer price index, business inflation expectations, Saudi tanker, podcast advertising, Walmart, Amazon, Mars One, car payments, batteries, privatized water, worker co-ops, snakes in the grass
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Posted by Lambert Strether at 2:00 pm |
The dark and contested art of pricing carbon emissions.
Even Endowments Not Beating Vanguard….So What Good Are Those High Fee Private Equity and Hedge Funds?
Even endowments, the supposed best of best among diversified investors, are finding that their old alternative investment mojo isn’t working these days.
How the Big 4 accountants cemented their position and why that matters.
Mainstream economists are finally deigning to notice MMT.
Today’s Water Cooler: Ilhan Omar and Puff Daddy, JOLTS, small business optimism, Google fiber debacle in Louisville, Waymo after a decade, Amazon warehouses, broadband, carbon capture, human trolls, the military and the poor, Stonehenge, drunk witnesses, gym class
Tracing how neoliberalism has corroded social values.