Why can’t we just talk our way out of the energy crisis?

    Any market appears fickle to an ordinary capitalist like myself. The mystique of economics and the psychology (pathology?) that drives buy/sell decisions oftentimes confounds us mere mortals. A case in point is the current oil futures price that has seen no news that did not send it soaring to new heights. I’ve pondered on what would crowd such a bandwagon, one that apparently had no | Read More »

    Heckuva Job, Chucky

    You would think that a U.S. Senator would know enough to carefully calibrate statements when it comes to dealing with extremely sensitive and important issues–not to mention, knowing enough to refrain from leaking statements that might unnecessarily cause panic as people try to grapple with those extremely sensitive and important issues. But when it comes to New York Senator Chuck Schumer, you would be wrong. | Read More »

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