Blog Review 725


Someone had to do it: compile the quotes about how we were now free of "boom and bust". One can taste the hubris, the claim that we'd abolished the business cycle.

So just whose money is it? Alternatively, the remarkable sight of Joe Biden having a good idea.

This Adam Smith fella....ever read him? Heard of him? His ideas, 232 years old, explain the response of certain businesses to the climate change thing perfectly.

Take advice from the lawyers: never, never, ask a question unless you already know the answer you're going to be given.

This ban on shorting stocks: just closed another market right down as well. The collateral damage from regulation can often be worse than the original problem being addressed.

More things you can't do now that short selling is banned.

And finally, yes, someone did have to say this.