Archive for December 2nd, 2009

Only A Couple More Years Of Suffering Per Goldman

This post from James Pethokoukis at Reuters is short, to the point and worth two minutes of your time. He cites a Goldman economic forecast and provides some good political analysis as to its implications. From his post: The key features of our 2011 outlook: (1) a strengthening in growth from 2.1% on average in [...]


Can Goldman’s Shareholders Rein In The Squid?

Maybe this represents progress, maybe it’s just a fad that gives way to business as usual in a year or so. According to the WSJ, Goldman Sach has been engaging some of its shareholders in a discussion about the firm’s compensation policies and, naturally, defending the status quo. The article seems to intimate that there [...]


A New American Ruling Aristocracy?

Here’s a link to a post that will at least make you think about power and the trend towards its distribution in the U.S.┬áThe author contends that we may be on the cusp of ceding control of the country both politically and economically to a new ruling class. I’ll let you make your own judgements. [...]