Today's Water Cooler: Chelsea Manning, Trump inaugural, Chait's book, industrial production, copper, Brexit, unicorns, tomatoes, Davos man
Baby boomers must start retirement account withdrawals at age 70 1/2 and some do earlier of necessity. Will that affect markets?
How Experts Enable Corruption: The Role of Conflicted Lawyers at CalPERS and Other Public Pension Funds
As Trump is about to be sworn in, the press and pundits are agog about his and his fellow Cabinet members’ deep and extensive conflicts of interest, and how dangerous they is for democracy.1 But the hue and cry about conflicts of interest is late in coming. They’ve been tolerated more and more over time […]
A close reading of the "golden showers" dossier, including sources, methods, and reported payments for information.
Today's Water Cooler: Nina Turner, dodgy dossier, Trump nightmare, new Brock grift, retail, political risk, pests in New Zealand, Zuckerberg
Black blasts Obama for prescribing austerity and presenting it as good for Americans when it is good only for financiers and the rich.