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Money & Medicine: The PBS Documentary

Thursday, September 27th, 2012, by

Perhaps you were lucky enough to catch this unique one hour documentary on your local PBS channel this past Tuesday evening…if not, watch for the inevitable re-broadcast. It’s not often that a one hour show can produce such clarity on a subject as complex as our convoluted health care system.  Most impressively, the dispassionate tone […]

The Fed: It Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time

Friday, September 14th, 2012, by

The Federal Reserve system has done it once again.  They’ve doubled down on a very poor hand, now launching the third round of bond buying since the Great Recession of 2009. The stock market is on a sugar high, but it won’t last.  The best visual I can think of that represents the market would […]

Thinking Fast and Slow

Friday, September 7th, 2012, by

That’s the title of the newest book from Daniel Kahneman, perhaps the only psychologist who has been honored with the Nobel prize for economics.  You’ll definitely want to add this book to your reading queue. There’s no possibility of my doing justice to this book in such a brief review, other than to highlight some […]