Blog Review 608


We don't normally do investment advice around here but this might be an opportunity that you'll want to miss. Almost an object lesson in how not to do it.

Yes, it's true that many who have turned out to be right were first dismissed as crazy. As the intellectual prophet of econoblogging indeed was. (No, this argument does not work in reverse, remember that your being called crazy could in fact be because you are.)

Another example of technological change beating regulation.

On the comparisons between Gordon Brown and Hillary Clinton. One unfortunately made it, the other fortunately won't.

Unpicking the latest Greenpeace hysteria about the environment.

Larking about.

And finally, quite uncanny the similarities between the present and certain historial episodes.