Aug 13, 2013

Fed's dark succession games

It's strange how, in the first half of the year, humans beat robots in the dark art of interpreting the gnomic utterances of the U.S. Federal Reserve chairman.

Aug 1, 2013

Beautiful but wasted Earth

Most people are too preoccupied with the business of keeping a job and remaining healthy even to think about the grand problems of the survival of planet Earth.

Jun 28, 2013

U.S. corporate tax whinge

If the U.S. tax code is broken, then Congress should fix it, simplify it. But don't let the big corporations avoid paying their fair share of federal revenue.

May 21, 2013

Weep for poor Earth itself

What would prompt a respected international investor to lament that the global economy shows signs of potential failure that has brought down civilizations before us?