David KeohaneRead Biography
Levine on Citadel and SIP latency arbitrage; RBI independence as a project; not everyone enjoyed Xi’s Davos speech; Pettis asks if China can survive Trump; Nixon’s basic income plan; how to read the Trump dossier; Chavez and the resource curse; Bitcoin HFT; Japanese toilet industry agrees to standardize complex bidet controls; other stuff.
“Patel gave the media a slip to escape from the back door. He literally started running while reporters ran after him on the stairs. The RBI Governor jumped more than a step at times to reach his car which sped away.”
US border taxes; “a hard and dirty Brexit”; sterling flash crashes; working for an algo; Damodaran on numbers and narratives; president Zuckerberg; why Peter Thiel fears Star Trek and might run for governor; Seasteading… because your future dystopia is now; BitTorrent’s collapse; Shkreli “pelted with poop”; other stuff.
Odey calling UK central bank leader Mark Carney a “madman in the basement”; an exit interview with Jason Furman; Kocherlakota’s argument for fiscal expansion in the US; Shiller and Zingales on Trump’s America; moar Scaramucci; apparently Madoff cornered the hot chocolate market in prison; the economics of modern pet care; the manipulation of luck in gaming; millions of responsible BuzzFeed readers are flying to Russia to verify the Trump dossier; other stuff.
Trump, obviously; from economic crisis to crisis in economics; Claudia Sahm and Justin Wolfers on the big econ meet; new inequality database, presented by Piketty; Peter Thiel on sex in the Valley and Trump; Stephen Williamson on Paul Romer; the diary of a company lawyer in Lagos; Julian Assange AMA; other stuff.
Bill Gross wrote a poem; three, four… many secular stagnations; a puzzle for the risk managers; a Q&A with Breitbart’s John Carney; Potus indices; r/MemeEconomy; narrative economics and the Laffer Curve; economists looking in at Trump’s America; judging Obama; Turing Test the Valley; other stuff.
Piketty on French vs German productivity, and the imbalances therein; Vote Leave on the importance of that NHS promise; a voter in his 20s gives up on liberal democracy; do please watch China’s trade surplus; data should be a public good; explaining market failures is hard; Taleb Talebs, time as your judge edition; I pray to thee Lord Elrond; other stuff.
The Feds vs Steve Cohen; Dalio talks to Blodget on fake news; China and the Fed redux; China currency manipulation isn’t very relevant anymore; how the incoming SEC chief is also married to a broker at Goldman Sachs; why the BoE is comparing itself to the MetOffice; how Friedman was the compromise candidate; a night at the Facebook hotel; a podcast on the super rich; other stuff.
DeLong agrees with Hayek; how following the Taylor rule could have cost 2.5m more American jobs; short selling via Tweet; Trump Tweet alerts for investors, if not central banks; union power and Trump; health care and Trump; why more celebrities will die in 2017; other stuf
Delong agrees with Hayek; how following the Taylor rule could have cost 2.5m more American jobs; short selling via Tweet; Trump Tweet alerts for investors, if not central banks; union power and Trump; health care and Trump; why more celebrities will die in 2017; other stuff.
Dalio and Bridgewater vs fake news and the WSJ; 2017 in threat, consensus and herd behaviour; Trump as a President in costume personally punching people we don’t like; Hempton with a valuation test; the case for Iceland joining the euro; some China; a restaurant bubble; dirty money, literally; other stuff.
Dalio on why you should read more Ayn Rand; what London’s Libor traders did next – including disco; Branko Milanovic on 2016 through globalisation; understanding Japan’s economy by driving a go-kart round Tokyo dressed as Mario; Chinese anticorruption and forced confessions; Bill Gates is your Secret Santa; other stuff.
Is creative destruction actually a thing? Are America’s doctors holding back healthcare reform? Does Lindsay Lohan actually have a nightclub for refugees? Does Trump Tower actually have Tiffany’s-branded security barricades? Is there really a confessional based startup app? Other stuff.