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Sunday, June 7, 2009

Credit where credit is due

Thanks to everybody at the University of Chicago for making this nation great.

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Even though it is one of the worst written books I've ever read, the Black Swan by Nassim Taleb deals a lot with this.

Markets maybe efficient in a controlled environment, but they hate surprises.

And here's an interesting view contrary to the idea that excessive debt leads to inflation:


Not "everybody" deserves credit according to this news report written a year ago.


I seem to recall a time when the only credit cards my parents had were for Lipman Wolfe, Olds & King and Texaco.

Vaguely on topic, but the University of Chicago was also the site of the world's first man-made nuclear criticality. Enrico Fermi set up the Chicago Pile-1 underneath the stands of a rackets court; as part of the Manhattan Project.

This work was the proof that a nuclear reaction was not only sustainable, but controllable.

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