Today’s Water Cooler: Temporarily open thread.
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Our Revolution in disarray?
Posted by Lambert Strether at 1:55 pm |
TSB’s IT meltdown has dissappeared from mainstream media headlines. But is that the end of the story?
Wolf Richter: Hilarity in NIRP Zone: Italian 2-Year Yield Still Near 0%, as New Government Proposes Haircut for Creditors and Alternate Currency, Markets on “Knife Edge”
The ECB’s Negative Interest Rate Policy has been the funniest monetary joke ever.
Charles Asubonten Has Left CalPERS; Los Angeles Times’ Mike Hiltzik Questions Competence of Executives
Chief Financial Officer Charles Asubonten has exited CalPERS.
“Progressive” Democrats back “Blue Lives Matter,” an effort designed to undermine Black Lives Matter.
Today’s Water Cooler: China trade, Cory Booker, 2018 primaries, Mueller investigation, non-reformist reforms, national activity, oil, Theranos, Amazon, resistance, nothingness, pedestrians
CalPERS’ Chief Investment Officer Ted Eliopoulos seemed unable to offer a truthful, coherent rationale for two new private equity schemes he unveiled last Friday. CalPERS beneficiaries and California taxpayers should be worried.
Planet or Plastic: more than individual solutions will be necessary to solve the problem. This is not a left/right issue.
John Feffer focuses on how the US should allow the Koreans can do the real work, the historic work, the breakthrough work, of knitting the peninsula back together.
Why “shareholders come first,” an ideology that became widely accepted only in the last 30 years, is a poor guide for managing companies.
Hope you can make our Birmingham meetup this Wednesday!
Posted by Yves Smith at 12:05 am |
Congress has failed to use Congressional Review Act procedures to scupper the payday lending rule. Pending CFPB and court challenges may still doom the measure.